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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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Arctic Report Card 2019: Extreme Ice Loss, Dying Species as Global Warming Worsens

 Arctic Report Card 2019: Extreme Ice Loss, Dying Species as Global Warming Worsens
For indigenous communities on the Bering Sea, a way of life is at risk as climate change hits fish populations and ricochets through ecosystems.
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With Focus on Impeachment, Trump Quietly Provides Offshore Drilling Industry 'Sweetheart Giveaway'

With Focus on Impeachment, Trump Quietly Provides Offshore Drilling Industry 'Sweetheart Giveaway'
Former lobbyist turned Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, says critic, probably assumed gift "to his former oil and gas client would slip by unnoticed."
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Appalachia’s Strip-Mined Mountains Face a Growing Climate Risk

Appalachia’s Strip-Mined Mountains Face a Growing Climate Risk
A new analysis of satellite images shows how the area of West Virginia with the most strip-mine damage is also the most susceptible to increased stream flow.
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Dems Big Win in Virginia Clears Way for Climate and Clean Energy Policies

Dems Big Win in Virginia Clears Way for Climate and Clean Energy Policies
The election puts Virginia back on track to join the East Coast’s regional carbon cap-and-trade system.
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‘Is This About the Oil Industry?’ House Oversight Hearing Explores Big Oil’s Role in Weakening Clean Car Standards

‘Is This About the Oil Industry?’ House Oversight Hearing Explores Big Oil’s Role in Weakening Clean Car Standards
The House Oversight Committee, which last week heard testimony on the oil industry’s efforts to suppress climate science, continued to p
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Key Question as Exxon Climate Trial Begins: What Did Investors Believe?

 Key Question as Exxon Climate Trial Begins: What Did Investors Believe?
New York's investor fraud case against ExxonMobil revolves around a central question: Did the oil giant mislead investors about the company's financial risks connected to climate change?
Part of the answer may hinge on notes that Exxon's former greenhouse gas manager emailed to a colleague in 2014.
As the trial
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