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In Case You Missed It, This Hasn't Happened in the Solar Industry in 16 Years

The solar industry has been on a growth streak for the past 16 years and is now a formidable force in energy. But this year may finally see the growth streak come to an end.<p>According to GTM Research, 2017 is expected to see a 7% decline in installations from 74 GW to 69 GW. This would be a …

Amateur Hour at the White House

Trump mismanaged the travel ban rollout. The next crisis could be more serious.<p>No one should have been surprised when President Trump followed through on his Aug. 15 campaign call for “extreme vetting” of visitors to America from dangerous parts of the globe. But the details of the president’s …

Donald Trump

9 Facts About the ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union is one of the most famous civil-rights organizations in the U.S., defending First Amendment freedoms for everyone, …

Rights & Freedoms

Hormone Blockers Can Prolong Life if Prostate Cancer Recurs

Men whose prostate cancer comes back after surgery are more likely to survive if, along with the usual radiation, they also take drugs to block male hormones.<p>The finding, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine, comes from a long-running study that experts say will help clarify …

House begins tearing up Obama-era rules

The House passed two bills on Wednesday that will erase regulations targeting the coal industry and the oil and mining sector, launching Republicans' offensive against a series of late-term rules put in place by former President Barack Obama.<p>If it passes the Senate and is signed by President Donald …

Trump interested in national restrictions on unions

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — President Donald Trump's administration is interested in going national with Wisconsin's restrictions on unions, Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday.<p>Walker said he spoke with Vice President Mike Pence during his Friday visit to the White House about his 2011 move to sharply limit …

Samantha Bee Rips Trump’s ‘Not-a-Muslim Ban’: ‘The HealthCare.gov of Islamophobia’

The ‘Full Frontal’ host wasn’t about to let President Trump distract her with his Supreme Court pick.<p>President Donald Trump may have tried to force …

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Had a Very $ucce$$ful First Day

The former Exxon Mobil executive is about to make American diplomacy his most lucrative business yet.<p>Former Exxon Mobil executive Rex Tillerson has spent his entire career in the oil and gas industry and has not one day of experience in international diplomacy to his name, so of course<p>President …

What the 'Profoundly Anti-Democratic' Global Gag Rule Means For International Public Health

On his first Monday in office, President Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule, a policy that blocks international health organizations from receiving …

Public Health

Jon Stewart Is Back For a Hilarious Takedown of Trump's "Bullsh*t" Administration

Over the last week and a half, President Donald Trump has signed several controversial executive orders, many of which have led to confusion and protests around the country. In the current political climate, retired <b>Daily Show</b> Host Jon Stewart made his triumphant return to TV for a segment about …

Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

By Nadia Prupis<p>The U.S. Senate has confirmed former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, revealing "just how much fossil fuel …

Fact Check: Science And The Trump Administration

Many in the science community have expressed concern about the lack of science literacy demonstrated by the new Trump administration.<p>A look at the administration's statements and actions related to five key issues that are informed by science — anthropogenic climate change, vaccines, evolution …

Here's what happened to sea levels the last time Earth was this warm

The last time Earth's thermostat was cranked as high as it is today, sea levels were high enough to completely drown New Orleans (had it existed at the time), new research suggests.<p>Ocean surface temperatures around 125,000 years ago were comparable to those today, researchers report in the Jan. 20</i> …

Obama's legacy: the promises, shortcomings and fights to come

A verdict on the president’s major achievements across eight pivotal years in the White House, from a panel of Guardian US writers<p>In Chicago’s Grant Park, after winning the presidential election on 4 November 2008, Barack Obama looked out at the faces of some of the estimated 240,000 people who had …

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

The past year epitomized the toing-and-froing of planetary fortunes that have come to define global climate policy and debates.In late 2015, a …

David Hempleman-Adams urges climate change action after Arctic voyage

<b>The adventurer Sir David Hempleman-Adams has called on politicians to "grasp the nettle" on climate change.</b><p>The 60-year-old set off from Bristol in June to circumnavigate the Arctic polar region by boat, a trip traditionally taking about three years.<p>His team managed it in four months and one day …

Donald Trump’s “carbon bubble” economy is bound to pop — the only question is how bad it will be

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Charlie Riedel)</b><p>Trump’s economic policies are built on many flawed assumptions, especially a fossil-fuel boom that won’t end well<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>January 2, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump's "policies" don't really exist in any conventional or coherent sense, but his promises, pledges and …

Fossil Fuels

Warming crushes global records again in 2016

Make America dust again: Trump’s team of deniers aims to restore America to the 1930s.<p>2016 has crushed the record for hottest year, set way back in …

Indian firm makes carbon capture breakthrough

A breakthrough in the race to make useful products out of planet-heating CO2 emissions has been made in southern India.<p>A plant at the industrial port of Tuticorin is capturing CO2 from its own coal-powered boiler and using it to make baking soda.<p>Crucially, the technology is running without subsidy, …

Trump To Name Robert Lighthizer to Trade Representative; 4 Major Slots Still Left To Fill

Robert Lighthizer, who previously worked in the Reagan administration is expected to be named as Donald Trump’s U.S. Trade Representative.<p>Major …

The great garbage fire debate: Should we be burning our trash into energy?

<b>(Getty/Peter Macdiarmid)</b><p>Other countries convert incinerated waste into electricity and heat. Could this help our trash crisis?<p>Diane Stopyra<p>January 2, 2017 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, a video explaining Sweden’s efficient trash burning system made the Facebook rounds, touting a shocking …

Sustainability