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Climate & Energy

This ain’t The Onion: Wall Street Journal urges “more atmospheric carbon dioxide”

The country's leading financial newspaper jumps to the defense of the "demonized chemical compound" CO2.


Green vs. green: The slimy battle for Drakes Bay

The fight over a San Francisco Bay Area oyster farm has pitted eco-minded conservationists against eco-minded local foodies.

Climate & Energy

The coming GOP civil war over climate change

Reality and demographics are battling the Koch brothers, says the National Journal.

Climate & Energy

We just passed the climate’s ‘grim milestone’

A monitor in Hawaii registered 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere. Here's what that means.

CO2 crosses dreaded 400 ppm milestone, and science is very disappointed in you

As predicted, human activities finally push carbon dioxide levels to a 3-million-year high. Climate scientists throw up their hands in exasperation.


Fashion isn’t frivolous — it’s a matter of life and death

More than 1,100 people died in the Rana Plaza building collapse. It's time to start making connections between what we consume and what it takes to get it to us.

Climate & Energy

It’s not all about CO2: A plan to help reduce short-term climate pollutants

A new bill aims to reduce "super pollutants," which warm the atmosphere while also killing people and plants. It's a great idea; too bad we don't have a great Congress.

Climate & Energy

The most controversial chart in history, explained

Climate deniers threw all their might at disproving the famous "hockey stick" climate change graph. Here's why they failed.


Hive mind: Talking with the man who may save Europe’s bees

Bumblebee biologist Dave Goulson's research helped make the case for banning the pesticides most likely to blame for massive bee die-offs.

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