Tim McDonnell

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Climate & Energy

From Trump to Hobby Lobby, the worst anti-science stories of 2014

A catalogue of shame.

Don’t blame climate change for California’s terrible drought

But rising temperatures might be making it worse.

Climate & Energy

Fracking boom could go bust faster than Obama thinks

The government's rosy predictions about natural gas are wrong, suggests a new analysis.

Climate & Energy

The world’s most important Mad Lib will be filled by ________

This week in Peru, delegates are creating the framework for a deal to fight global warming. Next year, they'll fill in the blanks.

Climate & Energy

Why hotter temps won’t convince Republicans climate change is real

Polling data suggests that even when the heat is on, political ideology outweighs facts.

Climate & Energy

No surprise, October was the hottest one ever

We're starting to sound like a broken heat record.

Climate & Energy

Farming in the face of climate change? Monsanto has an app for that

The GMO giant wants to help you beat climate change … with your phone.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s deal with China is a big win for solar, nuclear, and clean coal

We could soon see an armistice in the solar trade war.

Politics

How the GOP-run Senate could ruin global climate action here and abroad

Undermining the EPA also means undermining climate treaty negotiations in Paris next year.