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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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Hottest Four Years Ever? 2015. 2016. 2017. 2018?

Hottest Four Years Ever? 2015. 2016. 2017. 2018?
"The impacts of climate change are no longer subtle"
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So Much For States' Rights: Trump Takes Aim at California's Successful Auto Emissions Standards

So Much For States' Rights: Trump Takes Aim at California's Successful Auto Emissions Standards
"Because states' rights are only applicable to women's reproductive health."
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Baltimore Sues 26 Fossil Fuels Companies Over Climate Change

Baltimore Sues 26 Fossil Fuels Companies Over Climate Change
The city’s waterfront revitalization has become a model for urban development, but sea level rise and extreme weather are putting its future at risk.
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Trump Takes 'Wrecking Ball' to Endangered Species Act

Trump Takes 'Wrecking Ball' to Endangered Species Act
If Interior Department's proposals are approved, "Zinke will go down in history as the extinction secretary"
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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Could Set Back Climate Regulations for Decades

Trump's Supreme Court Pick Could Set Back Climate Regulations for Decades
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has a history of opposing regulations Congress didn’t explicitly authorize. That could be a problem for greenhouse gas policies.
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6 Ways EPA's New Leader, a Former Coal Lobbyist, Could Shape Climate Policy

6 Ways EPA's New Leader, a Former Coal Lobbyist, Could Shape Climate Policy
With Scott Pruitt's resignation, Andrew Wheeler inherits some important decisions, including on the Clean Power Plan, auto standards, methane and use of science.
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A Historic First: Rhode Island Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

A Historic First: Rhode Island Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change
The lawsuit blames the burning of fossil fuels for contributing to sea level rise, extreme weather and warming oceans. The state's already seeing coastal damage.
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Scott Pruitt Is An Ethics Nightmare, But So Is Ryan Zinke

Scott Pruitt Is An Ethics Nightmare, But So Is Ryan Zinke
The latest Zinke outrage is stunning.
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These Auto Industry Companies Are Demanding Strong Clean Car Standards, Despite Trump

These Auto Industry Companies Are Demanding Strong Clean Car Standards, Despite Trump
There’s a major sector of the automobile industry that is unwavering in its support of strong clean car standards: auto parts manufacturers.
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