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Is this House Republican about to lose to a climate hawk?

Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., lurched to the right to fend off primary challengers. Now, he may pay the price.

Climate & Energy

32 countries where global warming could make violence worse

A new report ranks the countries most vulnerable to climate conflicts and food insecurity.

Climate & Energy

Meet the Amazon tribespeople who beat Chevron in court — but are still fighting for clean water

With the judgment in their favor tied up in a New York courtroom, indigenous residents of Ecuador's oil-polluted rainforest are going back to basics.

Climate & Energy

With Big Oil on the horizon, this walnut farmer has bigger problems than squirrels

Organic farmer Paul Hain wants to ban fracking in San Benito County, Calif. A local ballot initiative may help him get his wish.

shrimply appalling

Sorry, but your shrimp platter didn’t come from the Gulf

More than a third of shrimp in the U.S. are mislabeled. Guess you can feel extra bad about those Endless Shrimp this year.

total fluke

This fishy crime landed a man in prison

When you get tangled up with illegal fishing, sometimes you get caught.

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California’s carbon market is leaking

Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing.

Food

Millennials, Monsanto wants to be your hipster friend

Monsanto's "Director of Millennial Engagement" studied a handlebar-mustached salesman to learn all about you.

Politics

Watch Jon Stewart’s hilarious takedown of a Koch ad

Meet the next generation of robber barons, the Koch brothers.

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