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Arizona faces largest wildfire in its history

Investigators were questioning "persons of interest" in regard to the origin of the blaze, but campfire mishaps aren't the only cause of the fires.

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Why is the Mississippi River flooding?

The right-wing National Review is rushing to instruct us that global warming has nothing to do with the record-breaking Mississippi River flood. Are they right?

Michigan scientists urge support for EPA

More than 160 scientists from major universities across Michigan this week urged support for the Environmental Protection Agency, calling the federal agency's role essential to protecting the public health.

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Americans support the EPA, oppose its dismantling

Two-thirds of all Americans support the Environmental Protection Agency, placing the Republican push for its dismantling at odds with the will of the people.

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This is a heat wave, at least in the long term

Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.

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Blizzard blues? Relax: it’s hotter than ever

Guess what: this year is stacking up as one of the hottest since we humans started keeping thermometer-based temperature records 160 years ago.

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Where is the “change?”

“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”

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Obama not waiting for Congress, curbs bus and truck emissions

The new plan will reduce by 20 percent heat-trapping emissions from truck and bus tailpipes.

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Hot summer? It’s going to get worse

The sweltering heat has been off the charts this summer for much of the East Coast, but it's going to get worse, and we're very ill equipped to deal with what's coming.

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Green jobs lose out as Senate shelves energy bill

Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.

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