Exxon Knew of Climate Change in 1981, Email Says

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But the oil giant kept funding global warming skeptics.

The BP Oil Spill Happened 5 Years Ago Today. We’re Still Paying the Price.

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The Deepwater Horizon disaster, by the numbers.

Obama Just Vetoed the GOP’s Keystone Bill

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“Without drama or fanfare or delay,” the White House said.

BREAKING: The Senate Just Voted Not to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is rounding up support for a Senate vote tomorrow on the Keystone XL pipeline. James Berglie/ZUMA

Republicans have vowed to try again next year when they control the Senate. 

These Guys Were on the Deepwater Horizon When It Blew Up

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“The Great Invisible” tells the story of the BP spill through the eyes of men still haunted by it.

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