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Instead of shoveling good money after bad, Congress should push Wall Street to invest in the booming green economy.

Palin makes a bizarre statement reminiscent of the Adam Sandler buffoon: 'They don't flag the molecules, where it's going and where it's not'

Environmentalists must learn to join forces with other agents of change.

Palin's opposition to government-supported renewable energy makes her stupendously ill equipped for national office.

Sarah Palin played a key role in the Bush administration's effort to ditch the Endangered Species Act.

Dangling cargo to win local support, Western enviros have instead aroused ire in Papua New Guinea.

Environmental writer Elizabeth Royte plumbs our obsession with bottled water.

OK, God, we know James Dobson asked his followers to pray for rain on Obama in Denver last week. But this storm in New Orleans isn't what anybody had in mind.

Biofuels have become the new villain in the climate change and food crisis debate. But America's consumption of meat is a bigger part of the problem than the cars and trucks we drive.

This animated video finally answers the question: 'How did oil get so expensive?'

Blogs

We look back to the time when a science columnist wrote up one possible replacement for "the fossil fuel which is now so important an element in the existing order of human society."

April 22, 2015

Today, the environment is a controversial issue divided along partisan lines—but it wasn't always that way.

April 20, 2015

As its battle against the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan intensifies, Big Coal is getting a lot of help from friends in high places.

March 25, 2015

Florida officials have reportedly been banned from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

March 9, 2015

The scariest conclusion of a new comprehensive study is that scientists have no clue what geoengineering would really do to the planet.

February 10, 2015

Because nothing says "I love you" like refusing to get vaccinated.

February 9, 2015

Hypocrisy at Harvard reigns supreme as students demand divestment. 

February 3, 2015

When all else fails: deny, deny, deny.

February 3, 2015

One week after the president stated that “no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change,” his administration proposes to open up vast stretches of ocean in the Atlantic and Arctic to oil and gas drilling.

January 28, 2015

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015