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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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How Weakened Fossil Fuel Regulation Hurts Small Towns

How Weakened Fossil Fuel Regulation Hurts Small Towns
A growing pool of scientific evidence indicates that living near oil and gas production can endanger public health.
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Robert Reich: While China Picks Winners, Trump Picks Losers

Robert Reich: While China Picks Winners, Trump Picks Losers
Trump wants a backwards industrial policy. That’s not surprising, given that everything else he and his administration are doing is designed to take us backwards.
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Exxon Mobil’s About-Face on Climate Disclosure

Exxon Mobil’s About-Face on Climate Disclosure
Exxon Mobil Corp. has vowed to do a better job in disclosing the risks it faces from climate change starting “in the near future” after bucking pressure to do that for years.
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The Earth Just Experienced the Hottest Month on the Books. Period.

The Earth Just Experienced the Hottest Month on the Books. Period.
Plus, scientists say there's a "99 percent chance of a new annual record in 2016"
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How a Major Coal Blunder Gave Mississippi a Chance for Cleaner Air

How a Major Coal Blunder Gave Mississippi a Chance for Cleaner Air
Community activists in the country’s most corrupt state won an unlikely victory to convert a coal plant to natural gas.
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Families to Obama: 'It's Not Too Late to Provide Leadership on Fracking'

Families to Obama: 'It's Not Too Late to Provide Leadership on Fracking'
More than 100 families personally affected by the fracking industry have written to President Barack Obama demanding that he meet with them—as he often does with fossil fuel executives—ahead of the Democratic National Convention later this month.
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California Last Nuclear Power Plant to Be Replaced With 100% Renewable Energy

California Last Nuclear Power Plant to Be Replaced With 100% Renewable Energy
An historic agreement has been reached between Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Friends of the Earth and other environmental and labor organizations to replace the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors with greenhouse-gas-free renewable energy.
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First Mammal Goes Extinct Due to Human-Caused Climate Change

First Mammal Goes Extinct Due to Human-Caused Climate Change
The Bramble Cay melomys—a rodent found only on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—has been declared extinct, according to a new study from researchers at the Queensland’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and the University of Queensland.
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