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Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reduction Would Be Largest Anti-Climate Rollback Ever

 Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Reduction Would Be Largest Anti-Climate Rollback Ever
The more stringent standard for passenger vehicles passed under the Obama administration would have saved 6 billion tons of greenhouse gases.
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'Holy Crap This Is Insane': Citing Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules

'Holy Crap This Is Insane': Citing Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules
"The EPA uses this global pandemic to create loopholes for destroying the environment. This is a schoolbook example for what we need to start looking out for."
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Trump’s EPA Fast-Tracks a Controversial Rule That Would Restrict the Use of Health Science

 Trump’s EPA Fast-Tracks a Controversial Rule That Would Restrict the Use of Health Science
Researchers and environmental groups have called the proposal “reckless” and “unconscionable” in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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‘Fossil Fuel Companies Knew’: Honolulu Files Lawsuit Over Climate Impacts

‘Fossil Fuel Companies Knew’: Honolulu Files Lawsuit Over Climate Impacts
“This case is very similar to Big Tobacco lying about their products, as well as the pharmaceutical companies pushing an opioid epidemic."
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Trump Administration Caught Adding Debunked Climate Denial Language to Reports

Trump Administration Caught Adding Debunked Climate Denial Language to Reports
The Interior Department has reportedly included boilerplate climate change denial language in at least nine scientific reports.
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An Obscure Issue Four Years Ago, Climate Emerged as a Top Concern in New Hampshire

 An Obscure Issue Four Years Ago, Climate Emerged as a Top Concern in New Hampshire
Sanders and Buttigieg aggressively touted plans to combat climate change, but even more motivating for voters: Trump’s fossil fuel agenda.
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Has Conservative Utah Turned a Corner on Climate Change?

 Has Conservative Utah Turned a Corner on Climate Change?
A climate report ordered by the Legislature offers a roadmap for tackling warming and pollution at the same time, an approach that could bridge the partisan divide.
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YouTube Still Monetizing, Promoting Climate Science Denial, Report Finds

YouTube Still Monetizing, Promoting Climate Science Denial, Report Finds
You don’t have to look far to find misinformation about climate science continuing to spread online through prominent social media channels like YouTube.
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These Emails Show a Trump Official Helping Her Former Chemical Industry Colleagues

These Emails Show a Trump Official Helping Her Former Chemical Industry Colleagues
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In 2017, Dow Chemical scored a long-sought-after victory: After a push from the U.S. government, China approved the import of the company’s genetically modified herbicide-resistant corn seeds.
A grateful Dow lobbyist emailed a senior Agriculture Department official whose support had been critical: “Thank you for your efforts
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Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely with Oil Industry to Oppose Climate Lawsuits

Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely with Oil Industry to Oppose Climate Lawsuits
DOJ attorneys describe working with industry lawyers as a ‘team,’ raising questions about whether government was representing the American people.
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