Solar Power Is Mostly for the Affluent. Here’s Obama’s Plan to Spread the Wealth Around.

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Low-income households account for less than 5 percent of rooftop solar power.

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer.

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Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t.

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.

Explained in 90 Seconds: Breaking the Carbon Budget

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To avoid catastrophic climate change impacts, 37 percent of fossil fuels held by publicly listed companies should stay buried.

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