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Trump’s new adviser says climate change is a huge security threat

Unlike his boss, James Woolsey wants the U.S. to get behind clean energy.

Grist on the Ground

Snapshots from the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance

This week, we witnessed tribal and environmental activists gathering in North Dakota in resistance of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

pipelines and wild rice

Another oil pipeline is dead, raising the stakes for Dakota Access.

The Sandpiper pipeline goes down, leaving both sides to focus attention on Dakota Access.

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Natural gas is passing coal as a source of CO2 emissions in the United States.

But gas still isn't the country's biggest source of greenhouse gas pollution. That would be oil.

Smelling a leak: Is the natural gas industry buying academics?

Authors of pro-fracking studies are coming under fire for their cozy relationships with the fossil fuel industry.

"Frack is Wack" sign

Fracking takes a hit in Penn., while most states still do little to regulate

Meanwhile, anti-fracking activists are descending on D.C. for a weekend protest -- with banjos in tow.

Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Jimmy Fallon perform ‘Don’t Frack My Mother’

Here’s Sean Lennon, deliberately looking just like his father and singing just like Bob Dylan for some reason, performing a slightly naughty anti-fracking song with his mom on Jimmy Fallon’s show.

Best example of bad government investment? Land use.

On the plus side, this is a problem that has only existed for 128 years.