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Falling gasoline prices have sparked a comeback among gas guzzlers, and the Obama administration wants to stop it in its tracks. The White House last week proposed making crude oil more expensive by imposing...

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Scientists are drawing a link between climate change and extreme weather events with increasing confidence. An American Meteorological Society report, for example, studied 28 individual weather events...

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You are wandering in the forest where you live, thinking about what you are going to have for dinner. Among the familiar calls of chickadees, you hear a foreign sound. You crouch in hiding, frightened...

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When you cut and burn a tropical forest, you’re left with a barren plain of cracked red mud, incapable of supporting life – the opposite of the teeming, hyperdiverse array of life that was destroyed....

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The 2016 primary race is defying conventional wisdom, with erstwhile fringe candidates competitive in the polls despite their unorthodox policy positions. The Iowa Republican Caucus provided additional...

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An environmental activist friend of mine recently shook her head and marveled at the extraordinary accomplishments of the last several months. “Still lots of work to be done,” she said. “But wow!...

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The ongoing Flint water crisis has now reached fever pitch. State and local decision-makers are coming together with pledges to help the residents of one of Michigan’s most poverty-stricken communities. But...

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In a surprising 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld a controversial energy conservation rule from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency that regulates interstate electricity sales. The...

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Flint’s recent water crisis is a stinging reminder that the infrastructure we often take for granted has many vulnerabilities. The crisis also underscores the complexity of providing communities with...

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The tragedy of the Flint Water Crisis has captured national and international attention, with people expressing shock and disbelief that residents of a U.S. city in the 21st century can be denied a basic...