Just 90 Companies Caused Two-Thirds of Man-Made Global Warming Emissions


Chevron, Exxon and BP among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show.

Which States Use the Most Green Energy?


A wave of ALEC-backed bills could stall bringing more states up to snuff.

EXCLUSIVE: State Dept. Hid Contractor’s Ties to Keystone XL Pipeline Company

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A top expert who helped write the government’s latest Keystone report previously consulted on three different TransCanada projects—a fact the State Department tried to hide.

MAP: Is The Next Fukushima in Your Backyard?

Clockwise from top left: Byron Nuclear Station; Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant; Perry Nuclear Plant; Brunswick Steam Electric Plant. Each experienced a "near miss" in 2012. Photos via NRC/Flickr

Two years after Fukushima, some US nuclear power plants are still having meltdown scares.

TIMELINE: Shell’s Year of Arctic Screwups


Shell’s maiden drilling voyage in the Arctic hit a year’s worth of rough seas.

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