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Animal wrongs

Donald Trump might appoint an oil executive and anti-animal rights activist to head the Interior Department.

Forrest Lucas, whose company makes motor oil, recently financed a movie that's critical of animal protection groups.

Seams Risky

Big Coal is placing its final bets in these U.S. communities.

Despite the political and market forces arrayed against it, the dying U.S. coal industry is still clinging to life.

Sweden again

Sweden plans to give tax breaks for fixing stuff instead of throwing it away.

There Sweden goes again, making the rest of us look bad.

Special Report

Coal’s Last Gamble: A choking industry bets on one more big score

Why can't America quit this dirty, doomed fuel?

From Hot Wheels to No Wheels

A decade from now, nobody will own their own car.

Private car ownership is going the way of the dodo, says a manifesto published by Lyft co-founder John Zimmer. Instead, you'll subscribe to your ride.

Best coast

California has an ambitious plan to tackle climate change. Could it work?

Here’s your primer on California’s far-reaching climate plan.

built to spill

Alabama governor declares state of emergency over pipeline spill — but it’s over shortage fears.

The Sept. 9 leak released 6,000 barrels, or 252,000 gallons, of refined gas into the environment.

Why oh why must it be this way?

Trump’s economic plan: Free your miners and the jobs will follow

Donald Trump's latest plan is vague, radically right-wing, and filled with false promises.