James West

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America was really damn hot last year, scientists confirm

It was the second-hottest year ever in the U.S., and it was awfully wet too.

Climate & Energy

Watch the very worst GOP anti-science moments of 2015

Prepare yourselves for snowballs, witch hunts, and a big measles outbreak.

Climate & Energy

How world leaders came to agree on a landmark climate deal

The deal is far from an ultimate solution to climate change, but it represents unprecedented progress.

Crazy clip shows what happens when you connect gas bags to cows

Watch a time-lapse video to see how much methane these gassy beasts emit.

Climate & Energy

Discovery Channel boss claims “dramatic shift” in approach to science

With new leadership, Discovery is planning to air programming that's scientifically credible.

Climate & Energy

France forbids massive climate march in wake of Paris attacks

The huge rally planned for the U.N. climate summit is canceled due to "the heightened security situation" in Paris.

Climate & Energy

French authorities near decision about whether to allow climate rallies

The government will decide Wednesday or Thursday whether or not the big Paris climate march will go ahead.

Climate & Energy

What will happen to the huge climate protests planned for Paris?

After the deadly terrorist attacks, climate activists are still planning to go ahead with protests and civil disobedience.

Climate & Energy

Bernie Sanders wants to ban new offshore drilling and fossil fuel development on federal land

The presidential candidate announced his support for a new climate bill.