Tim McDonnell

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Climate & Energy

How much cleaner will Obama’s climate rules make your state?

They're all getting greener, but the math is a little complicated.

Climate & Energy

Obama takes his boldest step ever to fight climate change

The EPA is rolling out an ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

Business & Technology

Bribes, favors, and a billion-dollar yacht: Inside the crazy world of the men who do oil companies’ dirty work

Journalist Ken Silverstein gained unprecedented access to a hyper-reclusive cabal of powerful billionaires.

Climate & Energy

North Dakota is the deadliest state to work in

A new report finds exceptionally high fatality rates in the oil and gas and construction industries.

Climate & Energy

This year’s wildfires could incinerate the nation’s fire budget

The federal government released its projections for the costs of fighting fires this year -- and it looks like there isn't nearly enough money.

Climate & Energy

Germany’s key to clean energy is … this coal mine?

A German engineer wants to turn an old mine, half a mile underground, into a giant battery.

Business & Technology

Here’s what fracking can do to your health

A new study examines the potential hazards of natural gas extraction.

Business & Technology

GOP lawmakers scramble to court Tesla

With a $5 billion battery factory on the line, Republican lawmakers in four states vie to prove they're the fairest of them all.

Business & Technology

Now you can get solar panels at Best Buy

SolarCity continues its drive to make installing solar panels the easiest green thing you ever did, by letting customers sign up while running errands.

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