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Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And...

Trump offshore drilling plan may be dead in the water, but...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington President Trump’s effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water....

What makes natural gas bottlenecks happen during extreme cold snaps

Sarah Ryan, Iowa State University When temperatures in Minneapolis fell to 27 below zero during the January 2019 polar vortex, the Xcel Energy utility urged...

Newly discovered cold-tolerant plants from Siberia could promote clean bioenergy

Charles Pignon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Climate change is an urgent threat to societies around the world, driven by carbon dioxide emissions from fossil...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Companies blocked from using West Coast ports to export fossil fuels...

Shawn Olson-Hazboun, Evergreen State College and Hilary Boudet, Oregon State University A year after Washington state denied key permits for a coal-export terminal in the...

A Great Lakes pipeline dispute points to a broader energy dilemma

Douglas Bessette, Michigan State University A deal involving an aging oil pipeline in Michigan reflects the complex decisions communities across the country need to make...

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid

Jonathan Buonocore, Harvard University New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of...

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Beliefs about innate talent may dissuade students from STEM

David Miller, Northwestern University “It’s OK – not everyone can do difficult math.” Believing such messages may deter both boys and girls from later majoring in...

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