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How VW forced drivers to ‘roll coal’ & what it tells us about the flaws in our emissions testing systems

Last summer, a few media outlets reported on a strange phenomenon that was on the rise in certain corners of the country. For whatever reason, a group of Good Ole’… Read more »

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Rep. Bill Patmon to fight infant mortality through the power of condescension

Last month, two seemingly unrelated reports came out. The first involved a series of leaked videos from an anti-abortion activist group that purported to show Planned Parenthood employees trying to… Read more »

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SB 310 makes it far harder for Ohio to comply with the Clean Power Plan

Last Monday, President Obama stood at the podium in the East Room of the White House to announce “the single most important step America has ever taken in the fight… Read more »

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Why developed countries should back loss and damage in Paris

A number of critical issues remain unresolved, including whether countries should set a maximum safe threshold for carbon emissions and what protocols will be put in place to ensure that… Read more »

Climate change will lead to more deadly traffic accidents

In recent years, there has been a considerable amount of attention paid to transportation issues in climate change circles. This makes sense, given that the transportation sector is the second… Read more »

Karachi’s Heat Wave a Sign of Future Challenges to Pakistan’s Fragile Democracy

Karachi, the world’s second largest city by population, is emerging from the grips of a deadly heatwave. A persistent low pressure system camped over the Arabian Sea stifled ocean breezes and… Read more »

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Condoms are key for promoting responsible consumption

At first blush, the idea that one action to reduce conspicuous consumption could bring about a sustainable future seems far-fetched. Sustainability is all-encompassing. There is no silver bullet; we need… Read more »