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.

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.

Bribes, Favors, and a Billion-Dollar Yacht: Inside the Crazy World of the Men Who Do Oil Companies’ Dirty Work

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Journalist Ken Silverstein gained unprecedented access to a hyper-reclusive cabal of powerful billionaires.

This Town Was Almost Swallowed by a Coal Mine

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Despite its success with renewable energy, Germany is still struggling to kick its dirtiest habit.

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