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Climate & Energy

Mountaintop removal mining is flattening Appalachia

Researchers have quantified the impact of 40 years of mountaintop removal, and it doesn't look pretty.

Politics

GOP reps vs. EPA’s clean water rules: Ready, fire, aim

There might be some reasons for Congress to grill the EPA leadership about its clean water rules, but this hearing couldn't find them.

Climate & Energy

Just how much money has Clinton taken from oil and gas lobbyists?

A fair bit, according to a Greenpeace investigation.

Why cattle grazing does not have to be a climate disaster

A look at grazing, public lands, and beef.

Science

Zika, tropical medicine, and infant monsters of the third world

There’s a historic precedent for the way we talk about a virus we know very little about.

Business & Technology

The cheap Tesla model is on its way. And so is a competitor from General Motors

Who will be the first to bring electric vehicles to the masses? Probably GM.

Climate & Energy

Your kids may be getting a confusing education on climate change

Many U.S. teachers offer their students conflicting or incorrect information about climate science, a new survey shows.

Living

These Christians are giving up the dirtiest thing for Lent

WWJD?

Climate & Energy

No, climate scientists have not been “altering” temperature data. Sorry, deniers.

New research confirms that scientists are using solid techniques to calibrate their data.