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Bloomberg Climate Change
May 23, 2014 | Perspectives

Climate change is a WMD on a particularly long fuse, already lit and there for any of us to see. Continue reading

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, a drilling rig is set up near a barn in Springville, Pa., to tap gas from the giant Marcellus Shale gas field. In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups announced Wednesday, March 20, 2013 that they have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Updated May 31, 2014 | News & Notes

An unprecedented bill seeks to slap a felony charge on anyone who discloses information about fracking chemicals. Continue reading

Tree platforms. Image courtesy of Fiege Films.
May 20, 2014 | Activism

The oil giant’s bullying tactics are exposed in a new documentary. Continue reading

FILE - This Oct. 30, 2012 aerial file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows flooding on the New Jersey shoreline caused by Superstorm Sandy. The unprecedented storm surge caused by the storm caused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to increase the number of storm surge forecasters at the National Hurricane Center starting with the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season. They will also provide potential storm surge hazards at least 48 hours before the onset of tropical storm or gale-force winds. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen, File)
May 20, 2014 | News & Notes

The insurance industry has big money at stake, and a slew of new class action suits raises the question of how far it will go to protect clients’ assets in the face of climate change. Continue reading

Chef Tom Colicchio in a scene from "A Place at the Table." (Photo courtesy Magnolia Films)
May 19, 2014 | The Poverty Line

Chef, activist and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio says it’s high time for a cohesive, political food movement that holds lawmakers accountable for their bad policies. Continue reading

Alan Roelofs examines a soybean field on his farm near Tyler in southwest Minnesota in an undated photo. (AP Photo/Minnesota Public Radio, Mark Steil)
May 18, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

A global team led by a Harvard scientist has found that heightened levels of atmospheric carbon make key staple crops — wheat, rice, peas and soybeans — less nutritious. Continue reading

cave in glacier, scientist, climate change
May 16, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

The more sophisticated climate change deniers go further than just dismissing the science as a hoax. Continue reading

Windmills
May 16, 2014 | Perspectives

Scientists, policy experts, writers and activists weigh in on the one thing they would have America do to combat climate change right now. Continue reading

Ben Santer
May 16, 2014 | Blog

How two men used the “tobacco strategy” to try to take down an esteemed scientist because they disagreed with his conclusion that global warming is caused by greenhouse gases. Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, scientist David Suzuki says there’s still hope for the planet, despite the obstruction and greed of politicians and corporations. Watch part one of their conversation » Continue reading

Rachel Carson
May 15, 2014 | Blog

Biologist Rachel Carson didn’t want to write the blockbuster Silent Spring but felt a responsibility to do so. Continue reading

David Suzuki, image by Dale Robbins
May 14, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, scientist David Suzuki says there’s still hope for the planet, despite the obstruction and greed of politicians and corporations. The entire interview with David Suzuki is now available online. Watch the full show » Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 12, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with scientist David Suzuki on the latest developments in the climate change debate. Continue reading

A pile of coal is shown at the TXU Corps Big Brown power plant near Fairfield, TX. August 2006. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 10, 2014 | Blog

The movement to pull money from companies ruining the environment had a win and a loss this week. Continue reading

English Bay, Vancouver, BC
May 9, 2014

Some regions and countries are succeeding in the fight against global warming. Here’s what we can learn from them. Continue reading

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