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Climate & Energy

American energy infrastructure at risk from hackers in China and elsewhere

A report highlighted by the New York Times emphasizes the risks our nation faces as its systems move online.

Climate & Energy

Climate change means more blizzards but less snow, which confuses people apparently

The media, of course, played up the apparent contradiction instead of the science.

Politics

Anti-climate House Science committee now worried about the critical threat of asteroids

Committee chair Rep. Smith has suggested that the threat of climate change is overblown, but now worries about space rocks.

Politics

Tens of thousands march on White House in rally for climate action

Depending on who you ask, there were 30,000, 40,000, even 50,000 people in Washington, D.C. Sunday to lobby for political action on climate change.

Politics

The GOP’s three-step plan for being loved

We wish them all the success in the world.

Business & Technology

With pipelines at a premium, fossil-fuel companies get creative

Canadian oil is having trouble getting south (thanks, Keystone protesters!), so pipeline companies might convert natural-gas pipelines to crude.

Politics

Meet Bob Perciasepe, acting EPA administrator

What we know about him: He can use Twitter; he is friendly.

Climate & Energy

Another sign of the apocalypse: Coal is making a comeback in the U.S.

Natural gas is losing market share in electricity generation again, as prices increase.

Politics

Obama confirms: No big moves on climate in the works

As we suggested earlier this week, the president's threat to work around Congress lacks teeth.

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