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Climate change ... always a bridesmaid | Apr. 4
By 2050, many of climate change's worst projected impacts could be fully upon us—or fully upon our descendants.The question is, will a...
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Understanding the fossil fuel industry's legacy of white supremacy

In December, The New York Times published a story revealing how ExxonMobil and other oil companies had paid a public relations firm named FTI to ...
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines | Apr. 3
Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood discuss why there was enormous natural gas flaring in the midst of the crippling power outages this February...
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What happens when solar gets much, much cheaper?

The plummeting price of electricity from solar panels is one of the driving forces aiding the transition to clean energy. Government policies and...
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‘Record-breaking’ temperatures to bake Southwest U.S.; ‘critical’ fire weather conditions possible

Highs near 100 are likely in Phoenix, more than three weeks ahead of average, in sharp contrast to the unusual cold dominating the Eastern U.S.
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Tampa Bay stares down environmental disaster from Piney Point phosphate plant | Apr. 3
The property has long been considered "one of the biggest environmental threats in Florida history."
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EPA administrator Michael Regan dismissed Trump appointees on advisory panels, saying he wants to restore scientific integrity

The Biden administration says it needs to restore trust in the agency by “resetting” membership on two key science advisory panels.
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Fractured: The personal cost of fracking
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