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Climate & Energy

NYC Mayor Bloomberg calls for climate preparedness, reviews Sandy recovery

The mayor's legacy will be how New York handles the climate crisis. In a big speech this morning, he presented his vision.

Business & Technology

Nearly 50 percent of new electricity generation capacity added in 2012 was renewable

Let's hope we can say the same or better by this time next year.

Climate & Energy

One way to slow Arctic ice loss: Stop flying over it

Reducing emissions from airplanes over the Arctic could allow the region's ice to recover slightly, according to new research.

Climate & Energy

Hundreds of Nebraskans speak out against Keystone XL pipeline

At a public meeting on Tuesday, Nebraskans lined up to oppose the pipeline. But the ultimate decision will be made at the White House.

Climate & Energy

Australian coal mining company resigned to the death of coal

Are reality checks subject to tariffs? Because we should do some importing.

Business & Technology

Buy Scotch to support smarter development, infuriate Donald Trump

And so we have a new task: Go get drunk.

Politics

Congressmember Joe Barton either is stupid or doesn’t care if you die

You be the judge.

Climate & Energy

Why we’re still fighting the smog that once choked London: It still kills

As the EPA gets close to finalizing new soot standards, a look at how this pollution affects our health.

Climate & Energy

Tim DeChristopher banned from dangerous acts of ‘social justice’

The climate activist, now done serving time for disrupting an oil lease auction, has been banned by feds from working in a church's social justice ministry.

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