Did Climate Change Cause Russia’s Deadly Anthrax Outbreak?

A photomicrograph of Bacillus anthracis bacteria, the bacteria that causes anthrax. CDC

Scientists are investigating whether melting permafrost has unleashed the bacteria.

Here Are 7 Terrifying Charts That Show Exactly What We’re Doing to the Planet

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Scientists have some bad news for Earth.

Most Republicans Who Care About Climate Change Are Skipping the Convention

Republican Sens. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.), John McCain (Ariz.), and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/AP

Some Republicans have sane views on global warming, but you won’t hear from them in Cleveland.

On Climate Change, Pence and Trump Are a Perfect Match

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 “Global warming is a myth.”

Does Exxon Have a Constitutional Right to Deny Climate Change?

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That’s the subject of a massive legal battle.

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