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8.19.19

Iran Warns U.S.: Seize Our Oil Tanker and There’ll Be Consequences

The U.S. says the ship is controlled by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, but a court in Gibraltar ruled it could set sail. Where it's going is a mystery.

7.24.19

This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die

There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.

2.27.19

Americans Are Literally Flushing Canada’s Forests Down the Toilet

The United States rolls through more toilet paper per year than any other nation, according a report co-written by the NRDC.

1.17.19

The U.S. has rejected Russia’s offer to try to save a key nuclear treaty

The INF pact has kept Europe free of nuclear missiles for three decades.

1.16.19

The Pentagon is worried China's military could push to retake Taiwan by force

The report described Taiwan as the “primary driver” for the rapid advances to modernize China’s military.

1.9.19

A Strong US Economy Doesn’t Have to Mean a Worse Climate

A new report estimating the carbon emissions for 2018 shows they have risen for the first time in four years, in part due to the growing economy.

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1.8.19

US Carbon Emissions Spike in 2018 to Their Highest Levels in Eight Years

A new report estimates that American carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, due to Trump's policies, cold spells, and economic growth.

12.26.18

CYBER PODCAST: The Growing World Of APTs and Government Hackers

We spoke to EFF's Eva Galperin about government hackers and espionage operations.

12.18.18
11.10.18

Watch these first-time female candidates find out if they won on Election Night

In the fourth episode of "She's Running," see what it was like to win and lose on Tuesday.

9.27.18

We're 'Nowhere Near on Track' to Meeting Our Climate Change Goals, UN Report Says

Trying to stop the planet from warming more than 1.5 degrees Celsius is “extremely improbable,” expert says.

8.29.18

America Is Not Prepared for Nuclear War, Public Health Experts Warn

A gathering of experts organized by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said the US isn’t ready for the public health crisis that would follow a nuclear blast.

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