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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.

Climate & Energy

Ohio fracking company owner faces federal charges for dumping wastewater

D&L Energy was caught red-handed dumping tens of thousands of gallons of fracking wastewater into an Ohio sewer.

Business & Technology

Tesla offers incomplete, misdirected response to New York Times critique

A much-discussed blog post has Tesla punching relentlessly against the wrong opponent -- and losing.

Cities

New Jersey officials arrested for conspiring to hide water pollution

By preventing testing of polluted wells, the directors of a Northern New Jersey water board masked how bad the problem was.

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