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Politics

Jeb Bush dismisses his church’s stance on climate change — why not gay marriage?

The candidate seems to follow Catholic teachings when they align with the Republican Party — and dismiss them when they don’t.

Living

We picked 10 badass candidates for the new $10 bill

Because the U.S. Treasury decided that it would be "some lady ... !"

Politics

Jeb Bush joins Santorum in hating on Pope Francis’ climate encyclical

Republicans, the fossil fuel industry, and the Heartland Institute are working to discredit the pope's encyclical -- even before its release.

Climate & Energy

He may be pope, but that doesn’t mean he can stop climate change

Church teachings don't hold much sway in partisan politics where people's minds are already made up. Why do we think the pope's climate stand will be any different?

Politics

What climate deniers get wrong on “politically motivated” science

Despite a bipartisan history, climate science continues to be scurrilously attacked by Republicans.

Climate & Energy

Climate refugees are already finding asylum in Seattle

The Pacific Northwest is a refuge for people fleeing drought, deluge, and monster storms.

Politics

You probably missed this climate change promise hidden in Clinton’s speech

In an otherwise predictable speech, the Democratic front-runner said she would raise fees on fossil-fuel extraction and leasing.

Climate & Energy

How much does the world spend to subsidize fossil fuels? The IMF wants to know

Watch our video to find out how many. Hint: It's in the trillions.

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Climate-hawk senator is “very disappointed” in Obama on Arctic drilling

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tells Grist what he thinks of the president's climate record. Plus: commentary on Hillary Clinton and the pope.