How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

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A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

If You Have Allergies or Asthma, Talk to Your Doctor About Cap and Trade

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The cost of limiting carbon emissions would pay for itself in human health benefits.

Do Not Buy Oceanfront Property

Superstorm Sandy

Recent TV series about beach living are some of the most unreal reality shows.

Big Oil’s New Pitch: Fracking Means Never Having to Fear Putin

Natural gas in Ukraine

Oil and gas companies want Washington to believe that fracking can save Ukraine from Russia. It can’t.

Obama’s Coal-Leasing Program Is Costing Taxpayers More Than $50 Billion

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The social cost of coal is huge. So why are mining leases so cheap?

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