Bribes, Favors, and a Billion-Dollar Yacht: Inside the Crazy World of the Men Who Do Oil Companies’ Dirty Work

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Journalist Ken Silverstein gained unprecedented access to a hyper-reclusive cabal of powerful billionaires.

Now You Can Get Solar Panels at Best Buy

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The latest sign of solar’s move into the mainstream is at retail stores in five states.

CHART: How Much Do Exxon and Google Charge Themselves for Climate Pollution?

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The world’s biggest polluters know a price on carbon isn’t far off.

Just 90 Companies Caused Two-Thirds of Man-Made Global Warming Emissions

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Chevron, Exxon and BP among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show.

Tesla Motors Earns $26 Million in the 2nd Quarter—Thanks to the Government

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Charts: Without subsidies, Elon Musk’s electric-car startup wouldn’t have rolled this far.

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