Ted Cruz Is Really Excited About Pluto. So Why Does He Want to Cripple NASA?

NASA; Dennis Van Tine/ZUMA

The GOP presidential hopeful wants to learn more about faraway worlds. Our planet, not so much.

Exxon Knew of Climate Change in 1981, Email Says


But the oil giant kept funding global warming skeptics.

We Asked Climate Deniers What They Think of the Pope. Here’s What They Said.

Susan Walsh/AP

Pope Francis is calling for action on global warming, and skeptics like James Inhofe aren’t happy.

13 Tweets That Definitively Prove That Donald Trump Is Not a Scientist

Alex Brandon/AP

The reality-TV star has a long history of firing the facts.

Think the Climate Debate Is Settled? Jeb Bush Says You’re “Arrogant”

Charlie Neibergall/AP

You’ll be shocked to learn that the former Florida governor is “not a scientist.”


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