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Gates Foundation quietly dumps all of its BP stock

Bill Gates has criticized the fossil fuel divestment movement, but he’s selling off oil shares anyway.

T. Boone Pickens backs Trump, expects to be dead by the time country collapses

The 87-year-old oil billionaire used to oppose Trump, but now he’s ready to say what the heck.

The ExxonMobil refinery that exploded in L.A. last year is up and running again

The plant whose explosion injured four workers, rained chemical ash, and registered on the Richter scale restarted its refinery this week.

Obama’s latest climate move: Cracking down on methane from fracking

The EPA has just finalized rules that will limit methane pollution for the first time ever.

Listen to this relaxing jam on a sunny afternoon

Watch Sam Cohen perform a tune from last year's Pickathon music festival.

Don’t look now, but the oil industry miiiight be poisoning your food

Some of the food you eat is probably irrigated with reused water from the oil industry. Bon appetit!

Amid fire evacuations, Alberta oil production restarts

Companies are flying in workers to staff oil operations — because thousands of local workers have had to leave their homes.

Will Uber and Lyft learn anything from their defeat in Austin?

If the ride-hailing companies are smart, they'll start to work with local governments instead of trying to bully them into submission.

Keystone pipeline still a pain in nation’s butt

Pipeline boosters just won’t give up. Now they've joined a lawsuit arguing that Obama shouldn’t have rejected Keystone.

Rainbow satellite image shows Antarctica’s ice fleeing into the ocean

Parts of Antarctica are breaking off and moving away from the continent at speeds of up to three feet per day.

BP takes Colorado to court and wins millions in tax breaks

Fossil fuel companies will collect $100 million and counting from taxpayers.

The Bay Area could get a whole new kind of climate tax

The first-of-its-kind $12 property tax would be used to restore key wetlands.

We’re wiping out one-fifth of Earth’s plant species

A new report highlights the threats to food security and medicine supplies but also reveals 2,000 new species are discovered each year.

Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again

Ethiopian farmers innovate to fight drought -- and win big.

There’s worrying volcano news. But could that be good climate news?

A huge plume of ash could block sunlight and lower temperatures. But don't count on that happening anytime soon.

Oil-rich Alaska has surprising solar power potential

Solar is cost-competitive with diesel in some remote Alaskan towns, a study found.

Nobody knows if climate change sunk these islands or not

Not all sea-level rise is caused by global warming — but you wouldn’t know it from the headlines.

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