Tim McDonnell

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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.

Here Comes the Sun

America’s solar boom, in charts

It's been a bit player, but solar power is about to shine.

Climate & Energy

3,500 voters in North Dakota could put the brakes on huge fracking boom

Voters on a small Native American reservation are choosing between two candidates who want to crack down on the oil industry.

Business & Technology

There are still tons of BP oil on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

A new study shows that cleanup efforts barely scratched the surface.