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Climate & Energy

Obama makes climate pledge to world, Republicans snipe in background

The president has unveiled his plan for cutting emissions as part of a U.N. deal. Mitch McConnell is just as supportive as you might imagine.

Politics

Ted Cruz and the GOP have a big climate problem

Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?

Climate & Energy

The whole world is breaking the law by ignoring climate change

That's the word from a group of respected lawyers who've just introduced what they're calling the Oslo Principles.

Science

Arctic ice melt sets yet another record

This year's Arctic sea ice hit a new low.

Cities

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind

City officials say the shift to 100-percent renewable energy is a way to save cash, not the planet.

Living

I gave up my iPhone for a week, and my life didn’t end

Did the iPhone cleanse change my life? No. Was it difficult? Not remotely.

Business & Technology

Solar panel owners and utilities battle it out in California

Utility companies claim solar-powered homes are raising everyone else's electric bills.

Science

This geoengineering scheme could halt climate change — but it’s probably a terrible idea

Scientist Ken Caldeira explains.

Living

Are we really still flushing condoms down the toilet?

I'm sorry -- we need to talk about this.

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