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Trump Moves to Limit Environmental Reviews, Erase Climate Change from NEPA Considerations

Trump Moves to Limit Environmental Reviews, Erase Climate Change from NEPA Considerations
Critics say he’s undermining a bedrock environmental protection law that established government’s duty as 'trustee of the environment for succeeding generations.'
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In Australia's Burning Forests, Signs We've Passed a Global Warming Tipping Point

In Australia's Burning Forests, Signs We've Passed a Global Warming Tipping Point
'Nobody saw it coming this soon,' one scientist said. 'It’s likely the forests won’t be coming back as we know them.'
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'Victory for Our Oceans': US Court Upholds Ruling on Vast Marine Monument Established by Obama

'Victory for Our Oceans': US Court Upholds Ruling on Vast Marine Monument Established by Obama
"This decision upholds protections for one of the most fragile and scientifically important areas in the North Atlantic from destructive activities like oil drilling and industrial fishing."
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Mitch McConnell Gave the Coal Industry a Break and Left Sick Miners Footing the Bill

Mitch McConnell Gave the Coal Industry a Break and Left Sick Miners Footing the Bill
McConnell threw out provisions that would have forced coal companies to commit to higher payments toward the health-care costs of their employees and retirees.
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States Vowed to Uphold America’s Climate Pledge. Are They Succeeding?

States Vowed to Uphold America’s Climate Pledge. Are They Succeeding?
States set ambitious renewable energy goals in 2019 and sued to block Trump’s fossil fuel push, but it’s hard to make a dent when your country is a top polluter.
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Trump Absurdly Claims Windmills Cause Pollution

Trump Absurdly Claims Windmills Cause Pollution
'I know windmills very much, I have studied it better than anybody,' Trump claimed at a rally over the weekend.
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Trump's Christmas Gift to Big Oil: Killing Hopes of Electric Car Tax Credit Extension

Trump's Christmas Gift to Big Oil: Killing Hopes of Electric Car Tax Credit Extension
The oil industry received an early Christmas present from the White House
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Energy Analysts Deliver More Bad News for US Fracking Industry's Business Model

Energy Analysts Deliver More Bad News for US Fracking Industry's Business Model
It's time for everyone to stop believing industry promises that fracking's big money is right around the corner.
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Trump’s Interior Department Stacks Environmental Panel With Anti-Environmentalists

Trump’s Interior Department Stacks Environmental Panel With Anti-Environmentalists
Conflicts of Interest Abound Among Members of the Advisory Board for the Controversial Bears Ears Monument
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Renewable Energy Push in the South Could Be Stifled by Utility Companies

Renewable Energy Push in the South Could Be Stifled by Utility Companies
The utility has only modest plans for emissions cuts over the next 20 years. Its shift to longer contracts would prevent customers in 7 states from leaving.
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