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Jan. 31 2017 9:13 PMRemember When Neil Gorsuch’s Mother Tried to Dismantle the EPA?It happened under Reagan.
Dec. 27 2016 9:33 AMClimate Science Deserves a Nobel Prize, TooIt may not have the wow factor of other sciences, but the goals are equally noble.
Dec. 2 2016 2:59 PMJeff Sessions Thinks Fighting Climate Change Hurts Poor PeopleThis is a weird and new perversion of climate change denialism.
Nov. 18 2016 10:04 AMTrump’s Climate-Denying EPA Pick Also Thinks Pesticides Are HarmlessAgain, Myron Ebell demonstrates a complete inability to weight the evidence.
Nov. 2 2016 10:17 AMWhy Do So Many Farmers Support Trump?They represent the nexus of white Americans facing tough economic times.
Oct. 27 2016 3:51 PMSen. Ron Johnson Thinks Climate Change Is Fine Because People Like Warmer TemperaturesThis is a strange case of combined acceptance and denialism.
Oct. 5 2016 5:10 PMClimate Change Likely Made Hurricane Matthew WorseOctober hurricanes aren’t supposed to be this bad.
Sept. 22 2016 1:13 PMPresidential Candidate Gary Johnson Has a Unique Reason for Shrugging Off Climate ChangeApparently, we shouldn’t bother worrying because someday the sun will encompass our whole planet.
Aug. 31 2016 2:27 PMGenetically Modified Bugs Are Great, but GMO Food Still Scares Us. Here’s Why.It’s all about risk assessment.
July 22 2016 3:22 PMTrump Didn’t Mention Climate Change in His RNC SpeechHe still managed to get environmental facts wrong, though.
April 22 2016 11:56 AMHave We Solved Climate Change Yet?Several countries are signing the Paris Agreement in New York. That’s great, but it’s not enough. 
June 4 2015 11:56 AMA Bold Plan to Burn LessEven oil companies see that oil should be more expensive.
March 19 2015 9:45 AMEurope Goes DarkHow Germany is preparing its extensive solar power network for a total solar eclipse.
Jan. 14 2015 4:49 PMPlug Those LeaksWhy Obama’s new methane regulations are a big deal.
Dec. 17 2014 10:42 AM“I’m Not a Scientist”Jeb Bush, who used to run Florida, doesn’t think humans cause climate change.
Jan. 17 2017 5:14 PMCalifornia’s Drought Isn’t Over YetYes, it’s been raining. No, not enough to end the drought.
Dec. 14 2016 4:42 PMRyan Zinke, Trump’s Interior Secretary, Might Accept Climate ChangeBut he still seems generally confused by the idea and has an anti-environmentalist record.
Nov. 30 2016 11:00 AMWhat’s to Gain From Building the Dakota Access Pipeline? Profit.It won’t help us gain energy independence or even jobs. It’ll just make money for the people invested (including President-elect Trump).
Nov. 15 2016 2:10 PMIf Trump Pulls the U.S. Out of the Paris Agreement, France Might Carbon Tax Our GoodsThe rest of the world is not pleased with the president-elect’s climate change denialism and will make us pay.
Oct. 28 2016 10:33 AMTrump’s Plan to Pull Out of the Paris Agreement Is Sheer CowardiceHe wouldn’t actually do anything himself.
Oct. 20 2016 12:57 PMFive Minutes and 27 Seconds on Climate ChangeAnd that’s actually more time than was spent in other election cycles.
Sept. 28 2016 7:30 AMClinton and Trump Spent Less Than Two Minutes on Climate ChangeWhich is actually better than some other elections.
Sept. 7 2016 6:03 PMClimate Change Makes Flooding Like Louisiana’s More LikelyFloods that used to happen only every 50 years are now likely to happen every 30 years.
Aug. 9 2016 5:23 PMThese Republicans Don’t Trust Trump’s Environmental ViewsTwo former heads of the EPA who served under Republican presidents have said they’ll support Clinton instead.
July 18 2016 4:32 PMMost Republicans Who Accept Climate Science Are Skipping ClevelandOf course, there aren’t that many of them, but of the few who do, most are sitting the Republican convention out.
Nov. 13 2015 9:08 AMHillary Clinton’s Plan to Help Coal CountryWhile the Republican candidates complain about lost jobs, she proposes a way to make new ones.
May 7 2015 5:26 PMDeaths in the ArcticThe last days of two scientists studying thinning sea ice.
March 14 2015 7:53 AMScott Walker Is the Worst Candidate for the EnvironmentIt’s a tough call, but the Wisconsin governor edges out the others when it comes to energy and pollution.
Dec. 30 2014 10:19 AMThe Year We Finally Started to Do Something About Climate ChangeExtreme weather, climate denial, and some hope.
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AMTaking Research for GrantedTexas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.