Will Congress Go Another Year Without Designating New Wilderness?

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The only thing Congress has preserved in the last four years is its record dry spell.

4 Climate Policies We’re Thankful For

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There isn’t much good news to report about the environment these days. But here are a few developments for which we can give thanks.

These Members of Congress Are Bankrolled by the Fracking Industry

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A new report finds that the industry is giving out “gushers” of money, mainly to congressional Republicans.

Climate Talks: Wealthy Countries Urged to Foot Bill for Weather-Related Disasters

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Developing countries threaten to walk out of UN talks in Warsaw over failure to reach agreement on financial recompense.

How Green Is Cory Booker?

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Booker gets mixed reviews from greens who watched him in action as Newark’s mayor. Now, as New Jersey’s new senator, will he step up?

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