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Climate & Energy

BP’s missing oil is found — where else? — on the bottom of the Gulf

Some 10 million gallons spilled by the Deepwater Horizon disaster are now sitting on the seafloor, a new study finds.

Climate & Energy

Warmer seas make for a transoceanic fish party

A melting Arctic is opening the path between the Atlantic and Pacific -- which could mean potential disaster for ocean ecosystems.

Climate & Energy

Look at how much greener California is

But don’t be fooled: California is still in the throes of serious drought that began way back in 2011.

Climate & Energy

EPA to Obama: You gotta reject Keystone

Extracting tar-sands oil from Canada would lead to "a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions," says the U.S. EPA.

Climate & Energy

Greens get behind striking oil workers

The Steelworkers union is worried about emissions, leaks, fires, and explosions at oil refineries, and is demanding safer working conditions.

Cities

Tree simple tricks for making our cities cooler

By planting 30,000 trees, Melbourne, Australia, could lower its core temperature by 7 degrees. How cool is that?

Climate & Energy

We could have more volcano eruptions thanks to climate change

Climate change is making Iceland taller and more volcanic, a new study finds.

desolation of smog

Terrifying video shows smog taking over the earth

NASA scientists tracked atmospheric currents for a year, and found increased air pollution was linked to stronger storms. Yipes.

Cities

Seattle to shame residents for throwing away food

The city will shame and fine residents for putting compostable food in the trash bin.