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Who doesn't want anyone to study climate change? Wyoming's governor, that's who. Wyoming mines a lot of coal. If your re-election money comes from coal, you imagine a federal "war on coal." Most people don't think that way… but that's why their campaigns don't get financed.

If you'd like money kept out of politics, check out MAY ONE. Lawrence Lessig has been figuring out how to rejigger campaign finance so that politicians listen less to the wealthiest and listen more to, say, families who are worried about surviving climate change. So far there's a plan—with some points along the way to figure out if the plan's working. It's worth a shot.

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