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Trees lining California streets are worth an extra $1 billion a year

A new study calculates the value of the trees that line the state’s roads.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce joins anti-solar crusade

The chamber’s new campaign is part of a larger right-wing push to kneecap the rooftop solar industry.

Climate & Energy

California’s drought isn’t going away anytime soon

El Niño winters normally flood the state with rain and snow -- but this one was different.

Everything's bigger in Texas

Massive sinkholes in Texas could combine to form even massiver sinkhole

Radar measurements of two sinkholes in West Texas suggests they're still growing.

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France ratifies U.N. climate deal. Your move, rest of world.

It is the first major industrialized country to do so.

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Kids who breathe polluted air have higher rates of mental illness

Even a little pollution may have a big effect.

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First mammal goes extinct because of climate change

The Bramble Cay melomys lived on an island in the Great Barrier Reef ... until sea levels started rising.

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Your food is better traveled than you are

National ​dishes are made up of ingredients from around the world.

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Dirty money bought one coal company a whole lot of denial

It wasn't enough to keep Peabody Energy from filing for bankruptcy.