Environment

 
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  No president is an island

Hannah Yi talks to director Jon Shenk about his documentary, “The Island President,” which chronicles former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed’s fight against climate change.

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  How dirty is the cloud?

Apple’s iCloud is at the vanguard of personal computing. But is it too reliant on dirty energy?

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  If you’re a Republican and you believe in climate change, who do you vote for?

Virtually every GOP candidate has eschewed the science behind global warming. So if you’re green and you’re conservative, who do you vote for?

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The Keystone XL pipeline

The Keystone XL oil pipeline is the subject of one of the biggest political battles brewing in Washington, and has ensnared groups from both sides of the political spectrum. What’s at stake and what’s behind the controversy?

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  Power to the people: Germany’s anti-nuclear movement

Germany recently announced plans to completely phase out nuclear energy from the country. We look at the anti-nuclear movement’s long history in Germany, and the citizens who played a critical role in the decision to say no to nuclear power.

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  The case against nuclear power

Maria Hinojosa interviews Damon Moglen, Climate and Energy Director for Friends of the Earth, who says nuclear power will not solve our country’s energy and environmental problems.

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  The nuclear option: Should the U.S. invest more, not less, in nuclear energy?

Despite Japan’s Fukushima disaster, now is not the time for America to give up on nuclear energy, says MIT Professor Richard K. Lester.

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Poll: The future of nuclear power in the U.S.

Do you think nuclear power in the United States should be increased, reduced, or kept at its current level?

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The EPA and regulation: Your comments

What’s the best way for the EPA to more effectively regulate the use of toxic chemicals? Our readers argue in favor of earlier chemical testing, changes in tax policy and state-level regulation. Join the discussion.