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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-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.

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.

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.

Natural gas drilling is causing earthquakes in Europe too

Shell and ExxonMobil ignored for decades that drilling in Europe’s largest gas field was triggering quakes.

All the best science experiments involve dynamite

Equipped with plenty of dynamite and seismometers, these geologists are major badasses.

Mounties claim anti-oil activists are a threat to Canada

A classified report from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police warns that the "anti-Canada petroleum movement" contains "militants and violent extremists."

Now we can watch the oceans acidify in real time

This is a handy new tool for scientists, and a mesmerizing screensaver for the rest of us.