Biden administration considers new oil drilling limits in Alaska

Biden administration considers new oil drilling limits in Alaska

The Biden administration is evaluating further restrictions on oil drilling in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve, potentially designating more areas off-limits to development.

Heather Richards reports for E&E News.

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Indonesian nickel industry expands, causing deforestation

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Ed Miliband to lead UK delegation at COP29

Ed Miliband to lead UK delegation at COP29

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Texans endure power outages and heat one week after Hurricane Beryl

More than 200,000 CenterPoint Energy customers remain without power in southeast Texas, facing heat and frustration a week after Hurricane Beryl.

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Louisiana eases insurance cancellations, raising concerns

Louisiana eases insurance cancellations, raising concerns

A new Louisiana law allows insurers to cancel more homeowners’ policies, raising premiums and deductibles and potentially increasing financial strain for residents.

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A Maryland judge dismisses Baltimore's climate lawsuit against oil companies

A Maryland judge dismisses Baltimore's climate lawsuit against oil companies

A Baltimore judge dismissed the city's climate lawsuit against major oil companies, saying state courts cannot address global issues like climate change.

Aman Azhar reports for Inside Climate News.

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Coastal tribe faces dire challenges as sea levels rise

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Hallie Golden reports for The Associated Press.

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Afghanistan battles climate change amid foreign aid cutoff

Afghanistan battles climate change amid foreign aid cutoff

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Lawmakers clash over environmental regulations in stalled farm bill

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