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Climate & Energy

The South still doesn’t have any wind farms — but that’s about to change

The Southeastern U.S. lags the rest of the country on renewables, but a new wind project in North Carolina could be a sign of changing times.

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There are sharks living in a volcano, and this is not a drill

Just when you think the world can't get any stranger or more surprising ... we find sharks swimming around in a volcano.

Climate & Energy

Enviros, Tea Partiers, and the Christian Coalition all agree: Florida needs more rooftop solar

The battle over a solar ballot amendment just keeps getting more interesting.

Climate & Energy

Fossil fuel companies have been lying about climate change for more than 30 years

That's longer than many of you dear Grist readers have even been alive.

Climate & Energy

Fossil fuels are terrible investments, says top energy economist

The incoming International Energy Agency director warns that dirty investments could become uneconomic.

Climate & Energy

Methane from fracking is probably more of a problem than EPA thinks

That's the takeaway from a new study of wells in Texas, which was spearheaded by the Environmental Defense Fund.

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What happens when wildfire meets permafrost in Alaska?

Will the world end in fire or ice? Climate scientists weigh in.

Climate & Energy

Climate action by cities could help us avoid the worst of climate change

New report from all-star commission says smart urban development is key to hitting emissions targets.

Climate & Energy

Will Hillary Clinton swear off fossil-fuel money? Bernie Sanders already has

The Nation magazine and 350 Action are challenging presidential candidates to refuse contributions from oil, gas, and coal companies.