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And their lead is expected only to widen.
Venture capitalists just made a $16.5 million bet on a start-up that wants to sell people ugly, misshapen vegetables. What’s going on?
Oil and gas operations leak this potent greenhouse gas far more than previously thought, and (par for the course) the Trump administration is making the situation worse.
One thing hasn’t changed since Andrew Wheeler replaced Scott Pruitt: Career staffers are still being pressured to lie for their boss.
How much longer can politicians pretend that it’s a divisive issue?
A new novel imagines what life in Bangkok would be like if nearly half the city were underwater—which some experts say is a real possibility.
The systems that allow life on earth to exist are breaking down. We’re responsible. But we also have the power to turn things around.
In the administration’s ongoing war on environmental laws, the tactics can be subtle but the strategy is straightforward: Give corporate polluters every chance to fight the rules they don’t like.
In Texas, tax breaks for fossil fuels outpace tax breaks for renewables by a rate of two to one. Guess which sector is whining about unfairness?
While the president mocks low-emission vehicles, the rest of the country is busy paving the way for their big day.
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