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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.

Volcano

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.

Stephen Colbert takes on Trump’s bizarre antics in coal country

The late-night host analyzes Trump’s coal-mining dance, strange hand gestures, and outdated hairspray obsession.

4 reasons Alberta’s wildfire is such a nightmare

Spoiler alert: We're all to blame.