Tim McDonnell

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Climate & Energy

Science proves GOP wrong on climate change and national security

New research links climate change to Syria's devastating civil war.

Climate & Energy

Will Obama’s climate plan cause blackouts? No.

Experts explain why.

Aw, shucks

This map shows where your state’s oysters are in trouble

A new study pinpoints when ocean acidification will become a big problem near you.

Climate & Energy

Coal-country states declare war on Obama’s climate rules

ALEC is helping local lawmakers fight the Clean Power Plan.

Living

There’s a scary amount of plastic in the ocean. Here’s who put it there

The U.S. isn't as bad as you'd think …

Business & Technology

Should you be worried about solar leasing? Utilities think so

Some Republicans and utilities want solar leasing to seem shady. But experts think their concerns are overblown.

Climate & Energy

Scientists are pretty nervous about geoengineering

The most comprehensive study to date on geoengineering says we probably shouldn't do it -- at least not yet.

Climate & Energy

Awesome news about U.S. clean energy

When you look at some of the hard numbers about how Americans are getting their energy, there's actually a lot to be excited about.

Climate & Energy

Here’s how we’re ruining one of the world’s largest lakes

Global warming and overfishing are killing Lake Victoria, leaving locals to scramble for solutions.