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'Dumbest Policy in the World': Canada's Massive Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Action

'Dumbest Policy in the World': Canada's Massive Fossil Fuel Subsidies Undermine Climate Action
Working to curb emissions while using public funds to subsidize oil and gas industry "is like trying to bail water out of a leaky boat"
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Trump FEMA chief: ‘I don’t know why the studies were done’ on Maria deaths

Trump FEMA chief: ‘I don’t know why the studies were done’ on Maria deaths
"Spousal abuse goes through the roof. You can’t blame spousal abuse after a disaster on anybody.”
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A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored

A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored
State legislators passed an anti-science law after a 2010 report warned global warming would cause devastating sea-level rise. Now, as a hurricane makes landfall, local experts demand policy change and urgent action
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In Hurricane Florence’s Path: Giant Toxic Coal Ash Piles

In Hurricane Florence’s Path: Giant Toxic Coal Ash Piles
The toxic waste from coal-burning power plants contains arsenic and heavy metals. Days of torrential rain and flooding could weaken and collapse the impoundments.
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EPA Exodus: Nearly 1,600 Workers Have Left Since Trump Took Office, Analysis Shows

EPA Exodus: Nearly 1,600 Workers Have Left Since Trump Took Office, Analysis Shows
"My feeling was I could do better work to protect the environment outside the EPA," says one former agency employee
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Scott Pruitt’s Unjustified Personal Security Cost Taxpayers Over $3.5 million: EPA Audit

Scott Pruitt’s Unjustified Personal Security Cost Taxpayers Over $3.5 million: EPA Audit
You, the American taxpayer, spent over $3.5 million on Scott Pruitt's security detail.
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The Same Republicans that Praise John McCain Abandoned His Climate Change Legacy

The Same Republicans that Praise John McCain Abandoned His Climate Change Legacy
The senator from Arizona brought climate science into Capitol Hill hearings and cap-and-trade legislation to a vote, but then moderate Republican politics changed.
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Trump wants to make asbestos great again

Trump wants to make asbestos great again
On a daily basis, the Trump regime gives us multiple reasons to slap the palms of our hands to the brows of our heads. An
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EPA Moves to Gut Clean Car Standards

EPA Moves to Gut Clean Car Standards
The Trump administration’s proposed freezing of tailpipe regulations would reverse one of the most effective climate actions on the books.
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Trump Makes a Surprisingly Welcome Pick For His Science Adviser

Trump Makes a Surprisingly Welcome Pick For His Science Adviser
Kelvin Droegemeier is vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma and a climate change scientist. His selection was widely welcomed.
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