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Climate & Energy

Climate denier tries to expose scientists, fails miserably

Facts are hard.

Justice

For environmental activists, 2015 was the deadliest year yet

Last year's murder rate of three activists a week show the stakes have never been higher.

fruitless effort

No peaches or apricots? Blame the Northeast’s warm, wacky winter.

El Niño has made life less peachy for stone fruits.

shock & thaw

Is this giant chasm in Siberia a portal to the underworld? You decide!

The "door to the underworld" is what happens when permafrost in Siberia thaws dramatically.

Politics

Conservatives try out bizarre energy attack ad

It's certainly inventive.

good dirt

Plants have an immune system, too. It’s called soil.

The more microbes, the merrier.

Justice

Fight over Grand Canyon pits Native Americans against John McCain

What’s the Grand Old Party got against the Grand Canyon?

Climate & Energy

Antarctica, most remote place on Earth, just hit a scary CO2 milestone

The South Pole is the last place to detect 400 ppm of carbon dioxide in the air.

emission control

That massive methane leak in L.A. was visible from space

You can't sneak a gas leak past NASA.