Pentagon: We Could Soon Be Fighting Climate Wars

The submarine USS Annapolis breaks through three feet of ice in the Arctic Ocean during an exercise in 2009. A report today from the Pentagon calls for an increased US military presence in the Arctic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones/Navy Visual News Service/AP

New report signals an “evolution” in Pentagon’s approach to climate change.

Walmart Is the Biggest Corporate Solar User. Why Are Its Owners Funding Groups That Oppose Solar?

The Waltons have given $4.5 million to anti-clean-energy groups over the last four years.

Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children

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Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species.

Gore: Fracking Won’t Solve Our Climate Crisis

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Natural gas can’t be a “bridge fuel” unless we crack down on methane leaks, he tells Climate Desk.

World Leaders Have Failed to Seriously Confront Climate Change. Could That Change Next Week?

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Heads of state will get to work on a new global warming agreement.

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