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Ceci n'est pas une pipeline

TransCanada’s latest move perfectly illustrates why so many people hate free-trade deals

The Canadian company is using NAFTA to claim that the U.S. owes it $15 billion for not building the Keystone pipeline.

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
That Figueres

Top climate leader wants to be U.N.’s head honcho

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is preparing to run for secretary-general.

sink city

Sorry, Beijing, but you look like a wrung-out sponge

The city is pumping out so much groundwater it's sinking 4 inches a year.

Vote Leave campaign leader Boris Johnson prepares to speak at the group's headquarters in London, Britain June 24, 2016.
Mojo BoJo

Post-Brexit, U.K. favorite for prime minister is Trump-Lite on climate change

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson isn’t exactly a climate denier. But he’s something.

Rain of Terror

Watch a burning house float away in an epic flood

West Virginia is flooding in a pretty terrifying way.

Brexed out

Younger Brits just had their future decided for them

Brexit may screw over young voters who care about climate change.

Vote leave poster, Euro referendum. Thames Ditton, Surrey
Brexit Stage Right

Brexit could have serious repercussions for the climate

What will Britain’s vote to leave the European Union mean for the Paris Agreement and climate action?

Ice Cream Doomsday

Ben & Jerry’s keeps trying to save the world with ice cream (and beer)

We’re all going to die, so why not drink your beer and ice cream at the same time?

Tesla wants to be your renewable energy everything

Elon Musk wants to buy SolarCity, but Wall Street's not having it.