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Climate & Energy

Obama to create largest marine protected area ever, because bigger is better

The U.S. is proposing to double the area of protected ocean with the expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.

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Hillary Clinton won’t discuss Keystone XL

Clinton is promoting her new book "Hard Choices," but she's dodging a choice on the controversial pipeline.

Climate & Energy

This is how much America spends putting out wildfires

As the West burns, the way the feds fight wildfires doesn't jibe with the reality of climate change.

Why oh Kauai?

GMO giants’ pesticide use threatens rare Hawaiian species

The wildlife, plants, and coral reefs of Kauai, many already endangered, are under further risk because of heavy spraying on GMO test fields.

Kochs in the kitchen again

The Kochs are cooking up a new dirty-energy political scheme

The brothers and their allies are gearing up to spend $290 million on this year's elections, including money for a new energy initiative.

Climate & Energy

We’re massively underestimating climate costs, experts warn

Nicholas Stern of the famed Stern report has a new paper arguing that we're relying on a drastically outdated economic model.

Climate & Energy

HBO shocks us again: Did Gina McCarthy just declare war on coal?

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy went ahead and all but declared the Obama administration’s war on coal on Real Time with Bill Maher.


Breastfeeding: Good for babies, the environment, and justice, too

When Karlesha Thurman posted a picture on Facebook of her breastfeeding her infant at her college graduation, she took a stand for women's rights -- and a whole lot more.

Climate & Energy

Obama calls out climate deniers, asks young people to force climate change issue

"I want to light a fire under you," the president told graduates during a commencement speech at the University of California-Irvine.

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