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Florida voters care about climate change. Too bad the Republican presidential candidates don’t

More than 80 percent of Floridians accept climate science — including many GOP voters — but that isn't swaying Trump, Rubio, et al.

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House Republican introduces resolution to protect … magic

Meet Rep. Pete Sessions, climate-denying magic-lover.

Business & Technology

CDC prevents thousands of foodborne illnesses every year

It also saves millions in medical costs, but we only ever hear about the outbreaks that it doesn't prevent.

Climate & Energy

Clinton backtracks on coal comments after coal lovers throw a fit

The candidate pointed out that coal is in trouble. This did not go over well in coal country.

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Obama’s offshore drilling plan mostly a win for environmentalists, with a caveat

The East Coast is closed to drillers. The Arctic remains open.

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Could you be Grist’s newest fellow?

Early-career journalists, listen up: It's now time to apply for the Grist fellowship.

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E.U. biodiesels could be dirtier than fossil fuels, according to new report

Biodiesel from palm oil can produce three times the emissions of conventional diesel oil, according to an analysis by Ecofys.

Cities

Pigeons with tiny backpacks test the air in London

Equipped with air quality sensors and GPS trackers, the birds are tweeting about the city's dirty air.

Climate & Energy

Shell worries about climate change, but decides to continue making it worse

Don't get too excited about Shell's stated commitment to the cause.