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Critics Warn About Senate GOP Bill That Would Give Industry More Power

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed a bill out of committee, Regulatory Accountability Act, that environmentalists say interferes with rules that protect public health and wildlife. The act...

This Is How Climate Change Is Going to Affect Volcanic Eruptions

Iceland has been a natural lab for studying climate change as its glaciers melt at a rapid clip. About 10% of Iceland's surface area...

Keeping Defiant and Staying Sane in the Age of Trump

In her 1987 book “On Boxing,” Joyce Carol Oates quotes a letter from a sportswriter friend who compared watching a boxing match to “bad...

Global Warming Might Kill Us All, Just Not How You Think

As human-induced climate change accelerates, there's been a good deal of news coverage discussing the damage caused from melting ice. The loss of this...

This Petro-State’s Investments in Renewable Energy Puts the US to Shame

In the summer of 2015, The Atlantic ran a story about Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammad Al Saud, a member of the family...

Bill Nye Bashes CNN For Including Climate Change Skeptic on Earth Day Panel

Prior to the pro-science marches on Earth Day, Bill Nye participated in a CNN panel about climate change. The discussion was kicked off by...

This Nebraska Farmer Schools Fox News on Hazards of Keystone XL Pipeline

Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup – representing about 90 other landowners – appeared on Fox News to discuss abandoning plans to build the Keystone XL...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Science Deniers in Power Threaten Democracy

Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, started a campaign to “Make America Smart Again” after...

This Huge Tire Fire in Texas Is Exactly Why We Need the EPA

Days after taking office, President Trump had American manufacturers come to the White House. The reason was for the companies to recommend steps the government could...

Robert Reich Just Went off on Trump Supporters’ Gullibility

In a post that's gone viral on Facebook, Robert Reich, the professor who served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Bill...