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Less regulation in Texas is better – for business not public health
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Gorgeous photos for a sobering story: Arctic warming twice as fast as everywhere else.
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Texas spent $1.65 million in 2013 to challenge EPA ozone standards. Even more happening on state level chemical rules
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Texas chief toxicologist has overseen a weakening of standards exposing people to higher levels of known carcinogens
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is warming twice as fast as anyplace else on earth.
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Weakens Chemical Exposure Guidelines, Opens Door for Polluters,
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: EPA punts decision on methane regs
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EPA punts decision on methane regs
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US to unveil plan to curb oil and gas sector methane soon-sources
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: On Nebraska's Farmland, Keystone XL Pipeline Debate Is Personal
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: Europe’s Record Heat Directly Tied to Climate Change
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: Rising temp trigger changes. Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth
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: Washington state unveiled a
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: Harper government leaves $321M for green programs unspent, overspends on
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NY's fracking ban: "The potential risks are too great. In fact, they are not even fully known"
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.@Kat_Bagley & I teamed up to report this breaking news: Enviros Across the Nation Hail NY Ban on
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"Singing and dancing in the streets": how some activists greeted NY
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Environmentalists Across the Nation Hail NY Ban on
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Enviros and industry from across the nation react to
. Zhirji28 & I for
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Climate change divide widens on Senate Energy Committee. Latest for
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Lima Climate Talks End in Deal, but Path to Treaty Is Uncertain
At Lima Climate Talks, a Rare Air of Optimism
What Will It Take to Get a Climate Accord in Paris?
Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Much Higher Than Thought
2014 Destined for Hottest Year, World Weather Agency Says
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Supporters Decry Short Tax Break Extension for Wind Industry
New Tariffs on Chinese Solar-Panel Makers Split the U.S. Solar Industry
U.K. Energy Use Falls, as Renewable Generation Climbs to Record Levels
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Boom: North America's Explosive Oil-by-Rail Problem
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40% of Wisc. Frac Sand Industry Violated Rules
NPR Cuts Environment Team to One Reporter
The Arctic Ice Meltdown - in Maps
Pipeline Alert From Federal Regulator Is First of Its Kind
Leak: Oil Lobbyist Gets Taste of Own Medicine
Election Delivers Blow to U.S. Climate Leadership
Exxon Secrecy in Oil Spill Case Continues
Record Number of Anti-Fracking Ballot Measures
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Gov. Inslee Targets Polluters with Billion-Dollar Cap-and-Trade Plan for Washington
E.U.'s 'Dirty' Label On Oil Sands Narrowly Defeated in European Parliament Vote
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Oil Spill in Israel's Evrona Nature Reserve Is Disastrous News for a Precious Resource
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Brazilian State Blazes Path To Sustainability in Amazonia
Amazon Logging Town Struggles Amid Tough Crackdown on Deforestation
In the Amazon, Where 'Only Outsiders Like Going into the Forest'
Prosecutor Takes on Beef Industry to Put Brakes on Deforestation in the Amazon
Farmers in the Amazon: 'We Are the Real Stewards of the Land'
Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian Heavy Oils
Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has 'Direct and Substantial Interest' in Keystone XL
Keystone Pipeline Will Diminish Energy Security, Prominent Canadian Says
A clean economy is a segment of an economic system in which supply chains are transformed to meet demand for low-carbon energy technologies. It's based on the idea that shifting...
Tar Sands/Oil Sands
The oil industry is hoping to shift the geopolitical center of global oil production to Canada’s boreal forests, home of vast deposits of oil sands, also called tar sands....
The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and...
Natural Gas and Fracking
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling process that injects millions of gallons of water, sand and undisclosed chemicals at high pressure into horizontal wells to crack...
There are two basic flavors to choose from – photovoltaic and concentrating solar thermal. The second might guzzle large amounts of water and disturb desert ecosystems, but mega-...
Coal and Carbon Capture & Storage
“Clean” coal was the biggest financial winner in the House climate bill of 2009 that died in the Senate. The law would have financed the big upfront costs to capture and bury...
Ever since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the EPA has been obliged to apply the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gases. After a long, methodical, and transparent agency process, EPA’s...
There is talk of a nuclear renaissance across the political spectrum, and tens of billions of dollars in new federal money to kick start it. But critics worry the expensive...
Is wind reliable enough to be a source of base load power? Maybe not on land (yet), but offshore in the Great Lakes and the Atlantic where the blow is constant, it’s a clean...
Water and Oceans
The capacity of the seas to absorb carbon has reached a limit, and acidification is threatening the ocean food chain. Fresh water sources, too, are under great pressure from...
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
The practice of blowing the tops off of mountains to get at coal deposits underneath -- know as mountaintop removal mining or MTR -- has grown almost without restriction until the...
Global Climate Treaty
More than 100 heads of state went to frigid Copenhagen in December 2009 and failed to deliver a global deal. The scene this year shifts to sunny Cancun, and most of them are...
For almost two decades now, Congress has found it impossible to pass comprehensive climate legislation. It came close in the last session, but the Senate let a House bill die...
The dependence of the US economy on Chinese goods and credit makes negotiations over greenhouse gases with the world’s #1 emitter a tough conversation. Not to mention the great...
All eyes are on next-generation biofuels, now that the sheen is off corn ethanol. Still there’s an enormous government mandate for the alternative fuel whose environmental...
Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant...
Low Carbon Fuels
California, followed by 11 Northeastern states, is leading the way toward low carbon fuel standards. Over time, the incentive system will mean more electric vehicles, advanced...
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