Why are we not talking more about the drought?

Images of streams, rivers, ponds, reservoirs and lakes throughout Massachusetts right now share the same message by and large: The state is in a drought, and it is bad.

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Chris Hohn blasts BlackRock and Vanguard over climate change

Billionaire hedge fund manager Christopher Hohn has accused BlackRock and Vanguard of acting like sheep when it comes to climate change, arguing that large asset managers are taking "insufficient and ineffective action" on global warming.

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Why Tom Steyer, hedge fund billionaire and Biden adviser, is disillusioned with the free market

One of Joe Biden's top climate advisers has a message for people who oppose fighting climate change on the grounds that it would infringe on the free market: "The whole idea of a free market, like God came down and in the state of nature created a free market? There's no such thing."

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Biden campaign aide: Trump trying to distort former vice president's position on oil

A top campaign aide for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on Sunday that President Trump is “trying to distort” the former vice president’s position on oil. 
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As Colorado wildfires burn, fears that climate change is causing "multi-level emergency" mount

The record-breaking forest fires burning in Colorado even as winter sets in are the latest sign climate warming is hitting the West hard, causing scientists to up their rhetoric and warn it is past time to move beyond planning and start aggressively acting.

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Trump offers deal to Pennsylvania: Jobs cure environmental injustice

When fracking came to Wesley Silva's neighborhood, the drilling rattled homes and gas flaring turned the night sky orange. But it was the smell that worried him most.

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2020 debate: Most Americans want more wind and solar energy. Trump is ignoring that fact

Biden wants to transition away from the oil industry. So do a growing number of Americans.
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Coronavirus digest: Don′t ignore climate during pandemic, Steinmeier warns

Germany's president said that while COVID-19 deserves society's full attention, it's important to not forget "humanity's other great challenges." Meanwhile, Spain faces a new state of emergency.

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Biden pledges ambitious climate action. Here’s what he could actually do

If elected, Joe Biden and his allies are preparing to pass climate change legislation, piece by piece — knowing full well that the candidate's $2 trillion plan would be a tough sell.

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Allegheny County's proposed coke oven rules are hot topic

U.S. Steel is challenging proposed rules that would further limit emissions from Allegheny County's biggest source of hydrogen sulfide pollution, the Clairton coke works.

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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra and Host Steve Curwood take a peek Beyond the Headlines to look at the New York Power Authority's decision to convert some of their "peaker" plants to clean energy.

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