Everything You Need to Know About Pot’s Environmental Impact

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Lots of energy. Lots of water.

Can Bernie Sanders Ride Fracking to Victory in New York?

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The Democratic presidential candidates have divergent views on the controversial natural gas drilling technique.

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.

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