Tim McDonnell

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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.

Climate & Energy

There’s a place in the world that is fighting poverty with solar power

Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.

Climate & Energy

BP lashes out at journalists and “opportunistic” environmentalists

The oil company behind the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill is not winning any friends with this one.

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These maps show how many brutally hot days you will suffer when you’re old

Climate change can be a tough issue to care about at the daily level -- but the prospect of sweating profusely through your golden years? That's more arresting.

Climate & Energy

This is how much America spends putting out wildfires

As the West burns, the way the feds fight wildfires doesn't jibe with the reality of climate change.