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Climate & Energy

Could the moral angle get Christian conservatives to care about climate change?

A new poll suggests that it could.

Politics

Spy agencies are snooping on enviros around the globe

Another week, another instance of governments targeting peaceful environmental activists -- this time the head of Greenpeace International.

Politics

Fossil fuel interests donated millions to Clinton charities. Is this a problem?

ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Saudi Arabia have all given to the family’s groups. What are environmental groups saying about this?

Reinventing the wheel

The wind turbine could get a snazzy green facelift, thanks to Dutch architects

Part real-estate complex, part green-tech marvel, the Wind Wheel might be the sweetest Dutch invention since the stroopwafel.

Climate & Energy

IPCC chief Pachauri resigns over sexual harassment charges

Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is stepping down after leading the organization for more than a decade.

Climate & Energy

Climate-denying scientist got piles of money from fossil fuel interests

Willie Soon, a favorite among climate deniers, describes his research as "deliverables" in correspondence with his dirty funders.

Business & Technology

Scientists want to turn your old sandwich into an indestructible wonder material

Your food waste could be used to make tougher solar panels, better batteries, sustainable condoms, and more.

Since Keystone is stalled out ...

TransCanada has big new plans for moving oil around, and you won’t like them

The company behind the long-stalled Keystone project wants to build a big new cross-border pipeline and get into the oil-train business.

Living

Alaskan tribes given tiny amount of cash for climate change resilience

The money will be used for climate adaptation education -- because $8 million won't be nearly enough to protect against climate disasters.

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