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Climate & Energy

Shell just abandoned its Arctic drilling plans

The company's exploratory well off the coast of Alaska proved disappointing, so it's pulling out of the region "for the foreseeable future."

Business & Technology

EPA has a new plan to prevent cheating on auto emissions tests

After the Volkswagen scandal, companies looking to sell cars in the U.S. will face stringent regulations.

Climate & Energy

Here are 17 things we need to do to fix the world

There aren't that many Sustainable Development Goals, but they sure will be hard to achieve.


Pope Francis didn’t even say “climate change” in his address to Congress

The pope's environmental message in his speech at the Capitol was much more muted than his White House remarks.


Pope Francis is about to tell congressional Republicans some things they don’t want to hear

Watch out for the snowballs, Your Holiness.


This climate-denying Catholic congressman is boycotting the pope’s speech

Pope Francis will be addressing Congress next week and Republicans are feeling anxious about it.

Climate & Energy

David Letterman’s new gig? A show on global warming

The former "Late Show" host returns to TV as a special correspondent on "Years of Living Dangerously."

Climate & Energy

There’s been a boom in energy-efficient skyscraper construction

But there's a catch.

Climate & Energy

Trump, Fiorina, and Carson just keep saying insane stuff about climate change

More asinine comments from the drivers of the GOP clown car.