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What America Still Stands to Lose as Ryan Zinke Leaves Interior and Ex-Oil Lobbyist David Bernhardt Stands by

What America Still Stands to Lose as Ryan Zinke Leaves Interior and Ex-Oil Lobbyist David Bernhardt Stands by
ill the new leader be any better for the environment than the previous one? And from their perspective, the answer is a resounding, “No.”
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After 30 Years Studying Climate, Scientist Declares: "I've Never Been as Worried as I Am Today"

After 30 Years Studying Climate, Scientist Declares: "I've Never Been as Worried as I Am Today"
And colleague says "global warming" no longer strong enough term. "Global heating is technically more correct because we are talking about changes in the energy balance of the planet."
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Arctic's Second-Warmest Year Leaves Wildlife, Communities Under Pressure

Arctic's Second-Warmest Year Leaves Wildlife, Communities Under Pressure
The 2018 Arctic Report Card also shows sea ice reached its second-lowest extent on record, creating more challenges for coastal people and ecosystems.
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US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Launch 'Ludicrous' Effort to 'Sabotage' Support for Key UN Climate Study

US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Launch 'Ludicrous' Effort to 'Sabotage' Support for Key UN Climate Study
Politicians, activists, and experts sharply condemned the move, emphasizing that "we are talking about the future of the world."
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Crab Fishers Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Climate Change Damage

Crab Fishers Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Climate Change Damage
The lawsuit by the largest West Coast commercial fishing association seeks to hold 30 companies accountable for harming shellfish and livelihoods as the ocean warms.
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Dark Money Paid New Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s Salary for 3 Years

Dark Money Paid New Trump Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s Salary for 3 Years
"An organization ‘dedicated to promoting accountability, ethics, and transparency’ gets 100 percent of its funds from a group that exists mainly as a vehicle for donors to elude transparency."
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Deleted? Under Trump, EPA Website's Climate Section Is "Page Not Found"

Deleted? Under Trump, EPA Website's Climate Section Is "Page Not Found"
The March for Science said the climate page shifted from "Accurate, essential information" to "being updated" to "page not found."
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New York Sues Exxon, Says Oil Giant Defrauded Investors Over Climate Change

New York Sues Exxon, Says Oil Giant Defrauded Investors Over Climate Change
The state's lawsuit follows a three-year climate fraud investigation. Exxon had been fighting in court to block the New York probe and another in Massachusetts.
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'This Is a Scam': ExxonMobil-Backed Carbon Tax Will Not Save the Planet

'This Is a Scam': ExxonMobil-Backed Carbon Tax Will Not Save the Planet
"It comes as no surprise that ExxonMobil and other oil companies are calling for anything and everything short of moving off fossil fuels entirely—most notably, the unwieldy and unproven concept of carbon taxes."
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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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