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Rigorous, independent science working to solve our planet's most pressing problems
Rigorous, independent science working to solve our planet's most pressing problems

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If confirmed by the Senate, Bernard McNamee may be able to accomplish a bailout for failing coal plants among other barriers to clean energy initiatives.
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The election gives us many opportunities to make progress, but not without challenges. Among them, a president who has no respect for science. Working in coordination with allies in the business, faith, security, and conservation communities will be key to success.
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Electricity rates don't tell the whole story - find out where your state ranks in terms of the electricity burden placed on its residents.
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Midterm elections are coming up and our interactive map explores the risk of sea level rise in your congressional district. Use it to help get your candidates on the record about climate facts.
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Midterm elections are coming up - check out our interactive map explores the risk of sea level rise in your congressional district. Use it to help get your candidates on the record about climate facts.
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The newest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report makes one thing clear: urgent action is needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Our experts break down why avoiding every fraction of a degree of warming that we can matters.
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UNACCEPTABLE: The lead lobbyist for Koch Industries took a job as the top political appointee inside the office that is now in charge of science advice and coordination at the EPA.
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What you need to know about the toxic chemicals called “PFAS”: they cause serious health problems and are contaminating the water of millions of Americans—including families living on or near US military sites. Learn more: https://act.ucsusa.org/Toxicthreat
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"At least 1,600 staff have left EPA since January 2017, with fewer than 400 new employees hired."
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Hurricane Florence is a fearsome storm: we break down why Florence stands out amid historical Atlantic hurricanes.
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