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The latest climate-related stories from our partners.

Construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Jim West/ZUMA
March 13, 2014

Another Firm That Evaluated Keystone For State Department Had Ties To TransCanada

ICF International argued that its work with the pipeline company didn’t pose an organizational conflict of interest.

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March 11, 2014

Dirty Money: From Rockefeller to Koch

Catholic University’s decision to accept $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation to support the study of “principled entrepreneurship” is like a modern-day reenactment of 1905′s “tainted money affair.”

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March 11, 2014

Australian Surfers Told To Expect Fewer Large Waves

Researchers say greenhouse gases will reduce the number of storms that generate big swells by 40 percent.

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March 10, 2014

Public Transit Usage Is at Its Highest Level in More than Fifty Years

More than 10.65 billion passenger trips were taken last year.

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March 10, 2014

Democrat Senators to Stage All-Night Session of Climate Change Speeches

More than two dozen Democratic senators will take to the floor to show their commitment to tackling climate change.

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The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP
October 14, 2014

Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

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Solar panels adorn the roof of a Walmart store in Arizona. Walmart/Flickr
October 14, 2014

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

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October 13, 2014

Half of All Summers Will Soon Be Boiling Hot for Hundreds of Millions of People

A new study finds climate change has caused a 60-fold increase in the likelihood of extreme temperatures in eastern China since the early 1950s.

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