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Official Numbers Hide Depth of China’s Smog Problem

China’s smog problem is much worse than the country’s official numbers suggest, according to a new report.

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China Burned a Lot More Coal Than We Thought

Chinese coal consumption was as much as 14 percent higher from 2000 to 2013 than we previously thought, according to new EIA analysis.

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AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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