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By Jason Mark / On November 15th, 2015

President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline marks one of the biggest victories for the U.S. environmental movement in years. Speaking this morning from the White House, Obama–flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary...

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 11th, 2014

World population density.

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By Robert Keiter / On June 18th, 2014

Yosemite Falls. Photo by Terry Chay, used under ...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On May 21st, 2014

Post by D. Conor Seyle. With Matthew Wilburn King, Seyle is co-author of “Understanding Governance,” a chapter in State of the World 2014. This chapter was included...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On May 13th, 2014

Carnivore Way, Alaska. Image by Alisa Acosta, used with permission. Click to enlarge.

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By Royal Gardner / On January 28th, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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By Christopher Johnson / On January 23rd, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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By Lucy Moore / On January 21st, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders...

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By Jason Leppig / On January 15th, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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By Michael Branch / On January 13th, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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