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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

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Trump Administration and California Will Collide Over Vehicle Emissions Rules 6.8.2018 Truthout.com
The Trump administration plans to revoke California’s authority to set more stringent rules.

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Study: Minnesota can meet climate goals through clean energy, electrification 4.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The latest study on how Minnesota can reach greenhouse gas reduction goals set back in 2007 shows renewable energy and a more connected grid can help de-carbonize the state's economy.
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2017 was one of the hottest years on record 2.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Greenhouse gas concentrations reached a record high. Global sea level was the highest on record, too. NOAA's State of the Climate report points to the urgency of addressing climate change.
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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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Empires Are Always Failed Experiments, and the US Is No Exception 26.7.2018 Truthout.com
It’s hard to look back on the last decades and not think that democracy has been sinking under the imperial waves.

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A year's worth of Earth's resources are almost gone, and it's only July 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Next Wednesday is "ecological overshoot" day, says the Global Footprint Network. "In other words, humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet's ecosystems can regenerate."
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Percentage of Americans Who Believe Climate Change Is Real Reaches New High 17.7.2018 Truthout.com
The scale of the climate problem demands more than piecemeal attention.

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The Limits of Green Energy Under Capitalism 16.7.2018 Truthout.com
Renewable energy cannot grow fast enough to avert climate catastrophe under capitalism's growing demand for energy.

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Bradley Foundation Funds Web of Climate Change Deniers 13.7.2018 Truthout.com
The Bradly Foundation promotes fossil fuel industry interests at the expense of the environment.

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Transportation Gridlock in the Northeast Bridges over Troubled Partisan Waters 9.7.2018 American Prospect
screen_shot_2017-07-19_at_4.28.52_pm.png Democrats, Republicans, and independents don’t agree on much in an era when politics is all vinegar and venom. But as the urbanized Northeast Corridor verges on 24/7 gridlock, most people can get over the political divide and agree that getting where they want to go, when they want to get there, is well-nigh impossible. They want to see transportation arteries revitalized, quality public transit options worthy of this century, and serious attention paid to health threats like air pollution and climate change. That’s the upshot of a new Sierra Club survey on transportation modernization in the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic that finds deep, bipartisan impatience with the status quo in 11 states—Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the District of Columbia—plus resounding interest in concrete regional approaches to dealing with aging arteries and derelict public transit ...
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There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree On 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sometimes the most vicious fights occur over the smallest differences. Brutal battles have pitted Catholics that kneel in prayer against Protestant sects that stood before the same God. There’s a (possibly apocryphal) story from the US House of Representatives about a senior […]
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Get to know Andrew Wheeler, ex-coal lobbyist with inside track to lead EPA 7.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The agency's next acting chief has drawn praise as a capable administrator. But critics still say the transition from Scott Pruitt is a bit like "going from a train wreck to a house on fire."
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Scandal-plagued EPA administrator Pruitt resigns 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Ocasio-Cortez’s Climate Platform Is Just What the Planet — and the Democrats — Need 5.7.2018 Truthout.com
The candidate declared that more hardliners on climate are needed in Congress.

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Scientists and kids work hard so we can survive climate change 5.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Climate change has lasting effects on how we get our food, how much water is available to us and how we go about our day to day lives. It's a lot to navigate, but scientists from the University of Minnesota are here to help. That and more on this episode of Climate Cast.
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Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement Is Probably Making Scott Pruitt Very, Very Happy 3.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Vermont Law School professor Patrick Parenteau has given lots of interviews since Wednesday, when Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. Most have focused on how Kennedy’s absence from the court will help Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental […]
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Kennedy Was a “Mixed Bag” for Environmentalists. But What’s Next Could Be Much Worse. 29.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and progressives around the country are trying not to freak out. The 81-year-old justice, who has served on the Supreme Court since 1988, has been a crucial swing vote on many issues from abortion to gay marriage to campaign […]
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Democrats Want Scott Pruitt to Stop Smothering Methane Data 28.6.2018 Mother Jones
House Democrats are angry with EPA administrator Scott Pruitt again and, this time, it has nothing to do with first class flights, real estate deals, Trump hotel mattresses, moisturizing lotions, or any of his other ever-expanding list of controversies.   Lawmakers asked Pruitt in a letter released Wednesday to reconsider his decision to rescind a little-known rule regulating information about methane, a heat-trapping gas that […]
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Oil Companies and Lobbyists Say They’re Ready to Solve Climate Change. Check the Fine Print. 27.6.2018 Truthout.com
The effort includes some deceptions already.

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