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Climate Change is Natural? And That Doesn’t Freak You Out?

If one indeed believes that climate change is natural, should that not be far scarier than if it were human-caused?
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Legal Petition Seeks to Stop All New Offshore Drilling

A wide group of organizations are calling on President Barack Obama to immediately halt the issuance of any new offshore drilling licenses.
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Companies, Lawmakers Step Up to Support Clean Power Plan

Last week's three-fold amicus curiae submission to the U.S. Appeals Court included supporters from Congress, the tech, insurance and food industries, and plenty…
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Stanford Study: Carbon Cost Should Be Six Times Higher

The “official” social cost of carbon pollution was $37 per ton in 2015, according to the U.S. government. But a new study reveals…
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Native Community Will Move to Higher Ground in Louisiana

In the the Pointe-aux-Chenes community in southern Louisiana, homes are at risk from rising tides and sinking land. Here, a native community hopes…
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3p Weekend: Is Your Candidate a Climate Denier?

While we don't advocate single-issue voting, we know climate issues are of great interest to our readers, so we thought a quick break-down…
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Another Climate Change Denier on Big Coal’s Payroll

Climate change deniers that appear on Fox News often cite the argument that the climate has always changed. When Chris Horner, a lawyer…
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Virginia’s Coastline Hosts the Newest ‘Living Building’ in the World

An environmental education center off Virginia’s coast is set to be certified as one of the first structures in the mainland U.S. to…
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Papua New Guinea First Nation to Submit Post-COP21 Climate Plan

The first nation to actually submit its NDCs is Papua New Guinea, a nation of 7 million people that shares a massive island…
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A Rockefeller Tells Why the U.S. Must Move Away from Fossil Fuels

Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help…
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Is Australia Really Winning the Solar Energy Race?

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 19 percent of Australian households now have either rooftop solar panels or solar-powered hot water systems…
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SEC Overrides ExxonMobil Efforts to Stifle Shareholder Activism on Climate

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission ruled in favor of several important climate resolutions brought forth by ExxonMobil shareholders that the company…
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China Focuses on Climate Action in Latest Five-Year Plan

While the economy remains the central focus every five years, the 2015-2020 plan sets some lofty goals to lower pollution and improve the…
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Coming to an Embattled Community Near You: Gas Companies With Chainsaws?

Academy-award nominated filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested on Thursday while serving pancakes at an anti-pipeline protest. In this op/ed, he shares why he's…
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Leonardo DiCaprio: China Could Be a Climate ‘Hero’

At a press conference in the Chinese capital, DiCaprio said: “As we all know, the United States and China are the two biggest…
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