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Anti-fracking activists hit a roadblock in Colorado

The secretary of state says two initiatives to crack down on fracking didn't get enough signatures to make the ballot. Activists disagree.

Straight talk

Climate skeptics and climate deniers are not the same thing, science says.

A new paper co-authored by Michael Mann helps us stop confusing them.

It's lonely being no. 1

Iowa’s planning the largest wind project yet, but everything’s still bigger in Texas.

Iowa approved the

Human/Nature

Your favorite national park is about to get a lot hotter

By 2100, the climates of our parks may have shifted drastically.

GMOsquitoes

Americans love genetically modified mosquitoes much more than other GMOs

Why do Americans embrace some GMOs but reject others?

The warmer it gets, the more it snows in Antarctica. Huh?

Counterintuitively, a warmer planet means more snow on the Southern Continent. And that's a good thing.

biosphere the worst

Trump’s campaign chief once ran a major climate research center

Twenty years before campaigning for a climate denier, Stephen Bannon had a different tune.

planet out

See how Earth is fast approaching a red hot mess

This is a terrifyingly clear visualization of our warming planet.

Obama designates world’s largest protected area — it’s underwater

On a big birthday for parks, Obama gives oceans some love, too.