Tim McDonnell

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Climate & Energy

Where Americans and scientists disagree, in one chart

Climate change, vaccines, GMOs: Where Americans just don't get science.

Food

This map is bad news for the Midwest

The Midwest has some very sweaty summers in store.

Business & Technology

Self-destruction genes could keep GMOs from spilling into the wild

Biotech researchers think they've found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms.

Climate & Energy

There are now twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs

A boom in rooftop installations means jobs in solar are growing faster than in fossil fuel extraction.

Politics

Obama is cracking down on another climate villain: Methane

It's the final and crucial piece of Obama's climate plan, and it just might work.

Climate & Energy

Obama to veto Keystone XL bill

President Barack Obama is planning to veto a bill that would force approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

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.