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Religious Right’s Fracking Sugar Daddies Are Part of Billionaire Land Grab in U.S. West

Religious Right’s Fracking Sugar Daddies Are Part of Billionaire Land Grab in U.S. West
Wilks money has gone to support a wide swath of the right-wing legal and political infrastructure, with huge gifts to anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ groups.
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Trump Official: ‘We Don’t Know’ What Causes Climate Change Because ‘It Rained Yesterday’

Trump Official: ‘We Don’t Know’ What Causes Climate Change Because ‘It Rained Yesterday’
In an interview released Tuesday, Perdue told CNN that “we don’t know” the cause of climate change, a statement completely at odds with scientific reality.
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70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is

70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is
"What are we going to tell our children when they ask us: why didn't we do anything to stop it while we still had time?"
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Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral

Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral
"Greenland was FORTY degrees above normal. This should scare the hell out of you."
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3 Republican ex-EPA Chiefs Rebuke Trump EPA on Climate Policy & Science

3 Republican ex-EPA Chiefs Rebuke Trump EPA on Climate Policy & Science
In a Capitol Hill hearing, they urged Congress to provide stronger oversight of the Trump EPA and raised concerns about the agency's ties to industries it regulates.
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EPA Wants to Let Frackers Dump Chemical-Laden Water into Rivers

EPA Wants to Let Frackers Dump Chemical-Laden Water into Rivers
Let’s Just Start Calling It ‘The Environmental Destruction Agency’
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With Foodborne Illness On the Rise, USDA Seeking Privatization of Food Safety Inspection at Beef Plants

With Foodborne Illness On the Rise, USDA Seeking Privatization of Food Safety Inspection at Beef Plants
"The previous attempts at privatized inspection have led to weaker food safety performance."
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Trump Attempted to Suppress State Dept Analyst's Testimony on Climate Crisis

Trump Attempted to Suppress State Dept Analyst's Testimony on Climate Crisis
"This is as damning as it is shameful."
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What’s Worrying the Plastics Industry? Your Reaction to All That Waste, for One

What’s Worrying the Plastics Industry? Your Reaction to All That Waste, for One
This year’s Global Plastics Summit revealed an industry that sees big growth ahead but also serious challenges, from plastics in the ocean to climate impact.
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Kids Face Rising Health Risks from Climate Change, Doctors Warn as Juliana Case Returns to Court

Kids Face Rising Health Risks from Climate Change, Doctors Warn as Juliana Case Returns to Court
A federal appeals court heard arguments as the government tried again to get the children’s climate lawsuit dismissed.
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