A view of the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach on May 22, 2015, in Goleta, California.

California Communities Sue 37 Energy Companies for Negligence

The suits accuse Exxon, Shell and others of contributing to sea level rise in the coastal municipalities.

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, left, and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, right.

What You Should Know About the President-Elect's Latest Cabinet Picks

For starters, both Rex Tillerson and Rick Perry support climate change deniers.

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Louisiana Environmentalists Release Report on the Petrochemical Industry

It comes one week after a significant fire at a Baton Rouge Exxon refinery.