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Will Trump's Climate Team Accept Any "Social Cost of Carbon"?

Will Trump's Climate Team Accept Any "Social Cost of Carbon"?

The nation’s top science panel has just sketched a clearer way to set a fair price today for cutting tomorrow’s climate risks—and some of Trump’s advisers say the price should be zero 

January 12, 2017 — Andrew Revkin and ProPublica

Boomtown, Flood Town

Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston

December 8, 2016 — Neena Satija, Kiah Collier, Al Shaw, ProPublica and The Texas Tribune

Verizon's Zombie Cookie Gets New Life

Verizon is merging its cellphone tracking supercookie with AOL’s ad tracking network to match users’ online habits with their offline details

October 7, 2015 — Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson and ProPublica

NSA Spying Relies on AT&T's "Extreme Willingness to Help"

The National Security Agency's ability to capture Internet traffic on U.S. soil has been based on an extraordinary, decades-long partnership with a single company: AT&T

August 17, 2015 — Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, ProPublica and New York Times
Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

ProPublica's “Killing the Colorado” series examines a 139-year-old water law that pushes ranchers to use as much water as they possibly can, even during a drought

June 9, 2015 — Abrahm Lustgarten and ProPublica

NSA Snooping Includes Hunting for Computer Hackers

The spy agency’s warrantless surveillance program on U.S. soil has been expanded to search for signs of hacking, according to the latest classified document leaks from former contractor Edward Snowden

June 5, 2015 — Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, ProPublica, Charlie Savage, New York Times and Henrik Moltke
Louisiana's Moon Shot to Rescue Its Coast

Louisiana's Moon Shot to Rescue Its Coast

The state hopes to save its rapidly disappearing coastline with a 50-year, $50 billion plan based on science that has never been tested

December 10, 2014 — Bob Marshall, The Lens, Al Shaw, Brian Jacobs and ProPublica

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