Drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge: How the GOP could finally break the impasse.

The prospects for opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration are better than they have been in years.

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans in recent weeks have renewed the fight over opening part of an enormous wildlife refuge in northern Alaska to oil and gas exploration.

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British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty.

British Press Watchdog Says Climate Change Article Was Faulty

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First Harvey, then Irma and Jose. Why? It's the season.

First came Hurricane Harvey, which barreled into Texas on Aug. 25. Now Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes on record, is battering the Caribbean and has Florida in its sights.

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Alaska’s permafrost Is thawing.

Alaska's permafrost, shown here in 2010, is no longer permanent. It is starting to thaw.

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Alaska’s permafrost Is thawing.

The loss of frozen ground in Arctic regions is a striking result of climate change. And it is also a cause of more warming to come.

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With more ships in the Arctic, fears of disaster rise.

When the Crystal Serenity, a 1,000-passenger luxury liner, sails in August on a monthlong Arctic cruise through the Northwest Passage, it will have a far more utilitarian escort: a British supply ship.

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Finland works, quietly, to bury its nuclear reactor waste.

Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste

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