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Oil companies just got a surprise New Years tax break.

Congressional Republicans let an oil spill tax expire this week, providing the oil industry with yet another corporate tax break right on the heels of the sweeping GOP tax bill.

Heartbroken scientists lament the likely loss of ‘most of the world’s coral reefs’

With coral bleaching events increasing in frequency, researchers are forced to consider marine life without the underwater ecosystems.

Cuomo’s new climate change plan puts New York on a greener path.

Here are some highlights of Cuomo's climate agenda for the Empire State in the new year.

Trump and Zinke go all in on offshore drilling.

The Arctic, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and possibly parts of the Pacific are pretty much all fair game now.

Pennsylvania stopped construction of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 Pipeline.

After a series of spills, the state's Department of Environmental Protection has suspended the pipeline developer's permits.

Don’t fall for news stories about chocolate going extinct.

Despair not: As far as we know, climate change doesn’t mean the end of chocolate.

Roughly a quarter of the planet is slowly turning into a perpetual desert.

Between 20 and 30 percent of the world's land surface could soon face desertlike conditions.

In 2017, I spent a lot of time thinking about ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.’

In a wild and woolly year, this book and its apolitical facts actually got me to cook more.

How to make your New Year’s Resolutions a little less self-centered

In 2018, try making your usual self improvement about world improvement. Maybe it'll stick this time.

‘Climate gentrification’ is coming to Miami’s real estate market.

If real estate values start to decrease rapidly for high-risk properties, we could see a foreclosure crisis.

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