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Real ambition on global warming: What it would look like
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:21 PM

New scenarios show how to hit the most stringent Paris targets.

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Old-boys’ club that ran power world cracking with its model
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:19 PM

Traditional utilities are increasingly prioritizing clean power and embracing millennial technologies like solar, wind and smart homes. That, in turn, is helping break down the old boys’ club that has ruled the power business for decades, giving more women a home in the industry.

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How Pruitt’s aides work to shield the boss: Seven quotes
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:18 PM

Emails and other documents obtained from the Environmental Protection Agency show how determined Mr. Pruitt has been to keep the news media and the public at a distance.

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Rise in tailless whales off California has scientists concerned
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:15 PM

Experts say that entanglement in fishing gear and other objects is a likely cause for the gruesome injuries.

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This former steel mill will soon be a tech-filled greenhouse
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:14 PM

The next Gotham Greens location will convert old industry in Baltimore into a hydroponic farm, to provide local produce (and jobs).

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State expert: Tens of thousands likely will get tick borne disease in Massachusetts this year
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:11 PM

As concern over tick-borne illnesses grows, a federal grant will make it cheaper for people to test ticks for infection.

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Carcinogen widespread in Kern County, California but unlikely to pose health risk
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:10 PM

Discovery of a known carcinogen in local wells has raised concerns, but according to state and local agencies, Kern County water is safe to drink and local produce safe to consume.

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Major automakers urge Trump not to freeze fuel economy targets
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:04 PM

Major automakers are telling the Trump administration they want to reach an agreement with California to avoid a legal battle over fuel efficiency standards, and support continued increases in mileage standards through 2025.

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Steel town that voted for Trump banks on renewables
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:02 PM

In this prairie city, where the Sangre de Cristo Mountains rise to meet the parched expanse of the Southern Plains, blue-collar workers whose grandfathers toiled for generations in steel mills are making wind turbines and installing solar panels.

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Documents show EPA secrecy push under Pruitt
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:02 PM

New internal Environmental Protection Agency documents are shedding light on the agency’s attempts to keep Administrator Scott Pruitt’s activities secret, especially before they take place.

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In Colombia’s Amazon region, the FARC peace has environmental consequences
Monday May 07th 2018, 11:00 PM

Although the FARC contributed to significant environmental damages over the years by blowing up oil and gas pipelines and supporting the widespread cultivation of illicit crops, in many cases they were the only mechanism in place for regulating land use in the far-flung regions under their control.

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EU states call for ambitious truck CO2 emissions targets
Monday May 07th 2018, 10:58 PM

France and four other European Union countries have called for ambitious CO2 emissions reduction targets for trucks, ahead of a proposal from the European Commission expected later this month.

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