Tim McDonnell

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Climate & Energy

3,500 voters in North Dakota could put the brakes on huge fracking boom

Voters on a small Native American reservation are choosing between two candidates who want to crack down on the oil industry.

Business & Technology

There are still tons of BP oil on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

A new study shows that cleanup efforts barely scratched the surface.

Climate & Energy

Now congressional Republicans are digging through scientists’ grant proposals

Rep. Lamar Smith has launched an aggressive campaign against what he sees as misguided money management at the National Science Foundation.

Climate & Energy

Sorry, California — winter isn’t going to fix your drought

California's drought is not expected to improve over the winter, according to new data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Climate & Energy

Why fracking won’t solve climate change

Even if we solve the methane problem, shale gas alone won't save us.

Climate & Energy

Pentagon says we could soon be fighting climate wars

The Defense Department says global warming "poses immediate risks to U.S. national security."

Climate & Energy

Alaska’s stranded walruses face a new threat: oil drillers

Turns out melting ice isn't the only thing the walruses have to worry about.

Climate & Energy

Join us for live coverage of the U.N. climate talks

President Obama is among the world leaders talking about climate change in New York City.

Climate & Energy

Carbon emissions are higher than ever, and rising

A rundown of the latest depressing research.

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