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Seeing Red on Climate

January 18, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that he’s wrong about climate change. The […]

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With Energy and Justice for All

January 9, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] The first things you see driving down from the Rocky Mountains into Pueblo, Colorado, are smoke stacks. Three big ones sprout from the Comanche coal plant […]

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Let it go: The Arctic will never be frozen again

December 18, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Last week, at a New Orleans conference center that once doubled as a storm shelter for thousands during Hurricane Katrina, a group of polar scientists made […]

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How a Democracy Dies

December 7, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] We tend to think of democracies dying at the hands of men with guns. During the Cold War, coups d’etat accounted for nearly three out of […]

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Compromised

December 6, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] The fire hall in Nickerson, Nebraska, population 350, was packed. The metal chairs set up for the planning- board meeting were all taken. There was no […]

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Life After Coal

November 29, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] It’s a sunny October day on the outskirts of the west German town of Bottrop. A quiet, two-lane road leads me through farm pasture to a […]

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Ice Apocalypse

November 21, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2,500 miles from the tip of South America, two glaciers hold human civilization hostage. Stretching […]

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Doomsday on Ice

November 21, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In a remote region of Antarctica known as Pine Island Bay, 2,500 miles from the tip of South America, two glaciers hold human civilization hostage. Stretching […]

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Inhospitable

November 9, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] I came to the United States from Ecuador at age four. Growing up undocumented, I saw my elders as marvels of nature. They could control their […]

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