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This is How Wind and Solar Energy Will Crush Fossil Fuels

Wind and solar energy can't make fossil fuels obsolete by themselves, but they can with the help of cheap energy storage.<p>Wind and solar energy have …

Which American cities are the most sustainable?

<i>This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>U.S. coastal cities are coming the …

We only have 3 years left to turn the corner on global warming

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal <i>Nature</i> by …

Climate

Swimming World Presents "Technique Misconceptions: Breaststroke Hand Recovery" - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p>Swimming Technique Misconceptions: Breaststroke Hand Recovery<p>Visit the <b>Swimming World Magazine Vault to Read More.</b><p>Many …

Swimming

E.P.A. Purges Scientists, Plans to Replace Them with Industry Reps

Scott Pruitt wants the polluters his agency regulates to have a seat at the table.<p>Any hope that <b>Donald Trump</b> might preserve the environmental legacy of his predecessor quickly dissipated when he tapped climate- change skeptic and longtime oil-industry ally <b>Scott Pruitt</b> to lead the Environmental …

Scott Pruitt

Former Trump security aide was Russia blackmail risk: ex-U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates said on Monday she warned the White House in January that then-national security adviser Michael Flynn had been compromised and could have been vulnerable to blackmail by Russia.<p>Yates testified at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee …

Macron Won, But The French Polls Were Way Off

Emmanuel Macron’s 32-percentage-point victory in France’s presidential election runoff may end up being touted as a triumph for French pollsters, who …

Next Porsche Cayman GT4 spied at the Nurburgring

We love the Porsche Cayman GT4. It's the car enthusiasts were clamoring for since the mid-engine coupe debut in the mid 2000s. Porsche finally stopped worrying about stepping on the 911's toes and gave the Cayman all the tools it needed to be the car we all knew it could be. It almost immediately …

U.S. Steel Chemical Spill Exceeds Allowable Limit by 584 Times

A U.S. Steel plant in Portage, Indiana spilled nearly 300 pounds of a cancer-causing chemical into Burns Waterway last month, documents from the …

VW to Tesla: 'Anything you can do, we can do better'

With a new book imminent that gives new details on its diesel-emission cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group continues to struggle for positive …

Your Ridiculously Awesome Porsche 911 Wallpaper Is Here

With the summer fast approaching for a lot of us on this fine car blog, this scene is quite cool and refreshing—wouldn’t you say?<p>This weekend’s …

How Did the Nazis Really Lose World War II?

Of the countless history books, TV documentaries and feature films made about World War II, many accept a similar narrative of the war in the West: …

Porsche

Beijing's Pollution Is Currently Off the Charts Because a Huge Sandstorm Has Made the Smog Even Worse

Masks were donned, and air purifiers cranked up to max, as Beijing’s chronic air pollution returned Thursday, shrouding the city’s skyline in a thick …

Rare treat: 3 snow leopards frolic and snuggle on camera

A trio of adorable snow leopards was recently caught on camera snuggling and relaxing beneath a shady tree near a monastery.<p>The rare and elusive creatures were photographed in Qinghai province, in central China, using camera traps placed by Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, …

Wildlife

Fossil fuel champion chosen by Donald Trump to run renewable energy office

Donald Trump has chosen a champion of fossil fuels to run the federal government’s renewable energy office.<p>Daniel Simmons will be the Office of …

Meet the Republicans Taking On Climate Change

Just a few miles from ExxonMobil’s global headquarters outside of Dallas, men in cowboy boots and women toting designer handbags crammed into a small …

Stephen Colbert tried to insult Donald Trump. He made a homophobic comment instead.

The comedian used an insult that mocks gay men.<p>In a string of insults against President Donald Trump last night, comedian Stephen Colbert lined up what he surely thought was a great, hilarious diss. Instead, he blurted out some homophobia.<p>Colbert was in the middle of a monologue launching various …

The 1981 TV Documentary That Warned About Global Warming

By Leo Hickman<p>On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1981, the UK's only commercial TV channel, ITV, broadcast an hour-long documentary, <i>Warming …

Lord: Trump's Andrew Jackson remark 'perfectly reasonable'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Criticism over President Donald Trump's controversial remarks about former President Andrew Jackson and the origins of the Civil War are "overblown," CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord said Tuesday.<p>"He's just answering questions," said Lord, an outspoken Trump supporter, on CNN's "New Day." "This …

CNN

Climate Change Has Disappeared From The EPA's Website

On Saturday, thousands of people across the country and world participated in Climate Change Marches to protest the Trump administration’s rollbacks …

How Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy

All over California, there’s evidence of the state’s goal to lead the country in renewable energy. Enormous farms of shiny solar panels have popped …

Ohio Quadruplets Accepted to Ivies Will Attend Yale Together

They’re going to Yale!<p>The Wade quadruplets, all of whom got into Harvard and Yale, and who had offers from a combined 59 colleges, will attend university together in the fall, they revealed exclusively to NBC News.<p>Yale offered all four brothers from Liberty Township, Ohio, an “extraordinary” …

College & University

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world

It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon future<p>It started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can …

America Is Dropping So Many Bombs That We're Literally Running Out

President Trump has said that America needs to rebuild its military, which is laughable in many ways. But he’s right in one respect. We need more …

Military

Four big reasons why deniers started believing in climate change

It began, like many things on Reddit, with a simple question: “Former climate change deniers, what changed your mind?” More than 600 posts later, AskReddit was able to not only offer insights into that question, but also shed some light on why people initially rejected the consensus view held by …

Climate Change