How one Wisconsin congressional race shows the big money flowing into state politics

Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District is attracting quite a lot of attention.

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Will Bernie Sanders' political movement have life beyond the DNC?

Along with the Democratic party officials, delegates, lobbyists and members of the media who flocked to Philadelphia this weekend came tens of thousands of activists — a number that will likely continue to grow during the four days of the party’s presidential nominating convention, officially kicking off Monday night with speeches from first lady Michelle Obama and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

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Do these methane bubbles signal the start of rapid climate change?

First it was mysterious craters appearing in Siberia — possibly the result of the Earth belching methane as permafrost thaws and collapses.

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Climate change opens the Arctic to shipping, drilling and militarization

As climate change transforms our planet and the polar ice caps recede, new, previously inaccessible areas of the Arctic are opening up for business. Ironically, a notable amount of that business has to do with extracting and transporting the fossil…

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Climate change hits the poor harder and Typhoon Haiyan is just one example

The devastation in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan is a terrifying reminder that developing nations are hit hardest by severe weather brought on by climate change, which leads to even greater global inequality and suffering. Typhoon Haiyan…

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