Opinion

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Arctic drilling? Cain should not be able!

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  provides a home to countless species of wildlife, some of which are endangered.

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GOP insincerity shows when it comes to the environment

Private sector jobs are important, but our democratic rights are more important.

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An appreciation for Wangari Maathai, the leopard of Kenya

Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her leadership in Kenya's Green Belt Movement, died Sept. 25, 2011.

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The GOP’s war on climate change

The GOP has deliberately and strategically turned a collective blind eye to the threat of climate change and it's real global danger.

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Is green the new red?

A new book traces several stories about the radical environmental movement and the responses of the U.S. government, raising issues about civil liberties and tactics of social protest.

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Killing owls to save them: What would Darwin say?

Should we sacrifice barred owls under the cover of saving spotted owls so timber companies can "thin" old-growth forests?

Fracking: Are the regulators in bed with the oil and gas industry?

The Environmental Protection Agency can't protect the environment because oil companies don't want it to. What the frack is that?

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It's time for politically, and morally, correct meat

Science has come up with a method by which we can satisfy our perverse desire to eat animal flesh without actually killing animals.

Connecting extreme weather dots across the map

Talking about the weather isn't small talk any more.

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The meaning of Blair Mountain

Blair Mountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, but coal operators pressed to have it removed in 2010.

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