Green Levies May Well be ‘Crap’. The Way to Deal with Carbon is to Bury It

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We are going to continue to use fossil fuels, so let’s make carbon burial the number one priority.

For Climate Scientists, Shutdown Casts Long Shadow

Antarctic researcher Gretchen Hoffman, left, says the shutdown "could completely scuttle some projects." Courtesy Gretchen Hofmann

An Antarctic scientist explains how pain from the shutdown could be felt for years to come.

Richard M. Daley Wants to Make Your City More Sustainable


A Q&A with the former long-time Chicago mayor.

How Climate Change Worsened Violence in Syria

Syrian rebels rally in Aleppo last November. Pau Rigol/ZUMA

International security experts explain how low rainfall can evolve into violent conflict.

Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline

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Director Michael Brune on his historic decision for the enviro group.

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