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Tom Steyer is not running for Senate, and that’s a good thing

Now the billionaire climate activist can focus on electing other climate hawks and fighting fossil-fueled disinformation campaigns.

Climate & Energy

Texas takes civil rights challenge all the way to the Supreme Court

The legal dispute revolves around fair housing policies, but it could undermine a key tenet of environmental justice law.

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Forget aliens — these NASA drones track methane

The space agency is adapting technology used to test for life on Mars to help preserve it here on Earth.

Politics

At least a couple GOP presidential contenders accept climate science, and that matters

Mitt Romney is back to acknowledging that climate change is real. And Lindsey Graham, a climate realist by Republican standards, might run for president too.

Business & Technology

Self-destruction genes could keep GMOs from spilling into the wild

Biotech researchers think they've found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

Politics

Obama’s trade agenda is a disaster for the environment, greens warn

The president wants to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals. Republicans are down with that. Democrats and enviros are not.

Climate & Energy

India invites Obama over, but wants 350.org and Sierra Club to stay home

The Indian government is cracking down on climate groups that oppose coal projects, just ahead of Obama's planned state visit.

Climate apocalypse or nuclear holocaust?

We only got 3 minutes to save the world

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists ticks its Doomsday Clock closer to midnight.

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When it comes to efficiency, U.S. military soldiers on

The military is trying to shift the habits, routines, and practices of individual service members.