Christopher Flavelle

05/19/2016 - 5:00pm

    The proposal boiled down to just three paragraphs in the Federal Register: Would it be a good idea, the Federal Emergency Management Agency wondered, if Washington gave states a financial incentive to pass building codes, better protecting their residents against the effects of climate change?

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02/15/2016 - 7:00pm

    The Republican presidential candidates are pitching President Obama's health-care law.

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio wants to "ensure those with pre-existing health conditions can get access to...

02/09/2016 - 9:00am

    When I was a university student in Canada, I heard an economics professor explain the difference between U.S. and Canadian health care in a way that went something like this: Most U.S. hospitals have rooms full of staff whose only job is to trade paperwork with private...

01/16/2016 - 1:00pm

    Good news for climate advocates: Researchers have new clues about what's stopping the public from caring more about global warming.

    Bad news for climate advocates: They're part of the problem.

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12/18/2015 - 5:00pm

    The good news from Paris is pretty good: Rich and poor countries now agree to emit less carbon dioxide, and have pledged initial targets for reducing those emissions. Here's the bad news: The gap between the pledged targets and what's needed is so big that...

10/23/2015 - 3:15pm

    For almost a decade, Canadians of a certain stripe have complained that their country could do great things again -- if only it weren't for Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Monday's election offers the chance to find out if that's true....

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