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Score one for ALEC: West Virginia is first state to repeal a renewable energy standard

Other states are also moving to roll back renewable policies, much to the delight of the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

This amazing gadget is the best technology we have for trapping CO2

Researchers found that the most efficient way to suck up a shit-ton of carbon was ... uh, trees.

As oil buyers pull out of Venezuela, condom prices swell to $755

The fact that you filled up your gas tank for $20 this morning means that there's a couple in Caracas stewing in sexual frustration.

BP’s missing oil is found — where else? — on the bottom of the Gulf

Some 10 million gallons spilled by the Deepwater Horizon disaster are now sitting on the seafloor, a new study finds.

Warmer seas make for a transoceanic fish party

A melting Arctic is opening the path between the Atlantic and Pacific -- which could mean potential disaster for ocean ecosystems.

Look at how much greener California is

But don’t be fooled: California is still in the throes of serious drought that began way back in 2011.

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

Tree simple tricks for making our cities cooler

By planting 30,000 trees, Melbourne, Australia, could lower its core temperature by 7 degrees. How cool is that?