Monsanto Is Using Big Data to Take Over the World

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The GMO giant wants to help you beat climate change…with your phone.

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. 

Obama’s Deal With China Is a Big Win for Solar, Nuclear, and Clean Coal

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We could soon see an armistice in the solar trade war.

Is the US-China Climate Pact as Big a Deal as It Seems?

The Chinese and American presidents in Beijing on Wednesday. Andy Wong/AP

The deal doesn’t mean that global climate negotiations will succeed. But it means they’re no longer guaranteed to fail.

The US and China Just Announced a Huge Deal on Climate—and It’s a Game Changer

Obama and Jinping

The surprise agreement aims to double the pace of carbon pollution reduction in the United States.

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