Bernie Sanders Wants DOJ to Investigate “Potential Fraud” by Exxon Over Climate Research

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The presidential candidate argued the company’s actions could “qualify as a violation of federal law.”

Canada’s New Prime Minister May Be a Liberal—But He Still Loves the Keystone Pipeline

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Justin Trudeau is better on climate than Stephen Harper. But he’s no Barack Obama.

Weed Growers Are a Drag on Denver’s Energy Supply

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The flowering reefer industry is sucking up energy, and the city has no efficiency plans in place to mitigate the problem.

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.

How the Fukushima Disaster Crippled Japan’s Climate Plans

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the Fukushima nuclear power plant in 2013. Japan Pool/ZUMA

Japan’s climate strategy is broken. Can President Obama help fix it?


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