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Amid fire evacuations, Alberta oil production restarts

Companies are flying in workers to staff oil operations — because thousands of local workers have had to leave their homes.

Keystone pipeline still a pain in nation’s butt

Pipeline boosters just won’t give up. Now they've joined a lawsuit arguing that Obama shouldn’t have rejected Keystone.

Even with the Arctic out, offshore drilling isn’t slowing down

The Gulf of Mexico is a goldmine for offshore oil.

Rainbow satellite image shows Antarctica’s ice fleeing into the ocean

Parts of Antarctica are breaking off and moving away from the continent at speeds of up to three feet per day.

BP takes Colorado to court and wins millions in tax breaks

Fossil fuel companies will collect $100 million and counting from taxpayers.

The Bay Area could get a whole new kind of climate tax

Voters will soon decide whether to impose a property tax that would generate revenue to restore key wetlands.

There’s worrying volcano news. But could that be good climate news?

A huge plume of ash could block sunlight and lower temperatures. But don't count on that happening anytime soon.

Oil-rich Alaska has surprising solar power potential

Solar is cost-competitive with diesel in some remote Alaskan towns, a study found.

Nobody knows if climate change sunk these islands or not

Not all sea-level rise is caused by global warming — but you wouldn’t know it from the headlines.