There Are 1,401 Uninspected High-Risk Oil and Gas Wells.

Oil covers the ground after a 2010 well blowout near Cheyenne, Wyoming. The state leads the nation for uninspected wells on federal land. (The inspection status of this particular well is unknown.) AP

The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.

China To Limit Carbon Emissions for First Time

Air pollution in Beijing. jhphoto/Imaginechina/AP

Absolute cap to come into effect, climate adviser says on the day after US announces ambitious carbon plan.

This One Weird Trick Will Help You Cut Carbon Emissions Overnight

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Why Obama’s new climate rules aren’t as tough as they seem.

9 Things You Need To Know About Obama’s New Climate Rules

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What the EPA’s new power plant regulations mean for you.

How Much Cleaner Will Obama’s Climate Rules Make Your State?

Solar power can help Arizona make big mandated cuts to its carbon intensity. Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier/AP

The dirtiest states have less aggressive goals, but that doesn’t mean their task is easier.

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