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Living

Hawaii is overflowing with solar power because it’s obnoxiously perfect

This is why everyone hates Hawaii. Things like this.

Climate & Energy

Keystone XL fight heats up again in East Texas

Activists trying to block construction of the pipeline report 12 brutal arrests yesterday heading into the second month of the sustained treesit.

Politics

Will the U.S. dump the U.N. climate process?

With the U.N.'s annual climate conference approaching, the U.S. is looking elsewhere for collaboration: the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate.

Climate & Energy

The world plans to build 1,200 new coal plants, because climate change is happening too slowly, I guess

Coal use is growing and poised to grow even faster, according to data from the World Resources Institute.

Climate & Energy

Greenhouse gas levels higher than ever and still climbing

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2011. It's all bad news, really. It's all bad news.

Business & Technology

One dead, one missing in Gulf explosion that was caught on video

The contracting firm for which the injured employees worked has a history of similar problems.

Climate & Energy

Protest theater troupe flash-mobs British Petroleum

In response to BP's sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company, activists staged a Bard-inspired protest.

Climate & Energy

University gives ‘frackademics’ the boot

SUNY Buffalo has shuttered its on-campus, pro-fracking think tank following publication of a misleading, error-filled report.

Business & Technology

A sluggish start for California carbon auctions?

The first sale of emissions credits under California's cap-and-trade program raised $286 million, but officials say money's not the goal here.

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