environment

Why do black and Latino Americans support climate action so much more than whites?

As the Lima climate conference opens, some new data on a very progressive group of climate voters here at home -- Hispanic and Latino Americans.

Our planet may be on the verge of its sixth mass extinction

90 percent of the world's African's lions are gone.

Just how bad global warming is for the world’s polar bear population

Losing Arctic ice means losing polar bears.

Do Democrats and Republicans actually experience the weather differently?

No, extreme weather does not make Republicans believe in global warming.

Americans could save a fortune this winter — if they only understood their thermostats

Leaving your thermostat set too high can push up your power bill, but setting it back when you're away or asleep can lead to major savings.

Report: America could power itself 100 times over with solar energy

Staggering amounts of solar radiation strike the Earth each day; the only trick is capturing more of it.

How your brain tricks you into thinking you’re greener than you actually are

You won't believe how many people get a simple trick question about energy use wrong.

Dear snow-trolls: Winter weather does not refute global warming

You might be really cold right now, but the planet isn't.

There’s a global warming generation gap in the GOP, like on the issue of gay marriage

The polls are clear: Younger Republicans support action on climate change

Why you should be skeptical of Congress’s Keystone XL bill even if you favor the pipeline

The perils of "special legislation."

Obama’s following Bush in helping poor countries fight climate change. Suddenly that’s controversial.

How funding for poor countries became the latest partisan issue in the climate debate.

Why is it hard to get anywhere on fracking? Because people are too full of themselves.

A new study finds that on environmental issues, there’s plenty of righteousness to go around.

Does it actually matter if Congress votes to approve the Keystone XL pipeline?

Can Congress take power away from the State Department -- and states like Nebraska?

Global warming could increase U.S. lightning strikes by 50 percent

And lightning causes wildfires.

These charts finally explain where science denial comes from

To untangle the roles of politics and religion, let's turn to the data.

Conservatives don’t hate climate science. They hate the left’s climate solutions

A new study finds that Republicans' "solution aversion" feeds back into their views of factual reality.

Use the Web? Congrats, you’re an environmentalist.

Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are signing fixed, long term wind energy contracts to power their data centers.

Global warming could make your pollen allergies a lot worse

A new study suggests there could be 200 percent more grass pollen if CO2 levels continue rising significantly.

Why two crucial pages were left out of the latest U.N. climate report

Why the latest report cut a section on just how close we are to "dangerous" climate change.

How much your meat addiction is hurting the planet

The average meat-eater in the U.S. is responsible for almost twice as much global warming as the average vegetarian.

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