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Ski resorts can now make fake snow in 80 degrees. Here's why that's a problem

Some worry the amount of energy needed to make the fake snow contributes to the very problem resorts are trying to confront.

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The EU should welcome a green subsidy race

To IRA or not to IRA? That is the question for EU leaders as they try to agree on how to respond to the Inflation Reduction Act, Washington’s belated but punchy commitment to subsidise the green transition.

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How supermarket freezers are heating the planet, and how they could change

Climate-conscious shoppers may buy local food and try to cut packaging waste, but those efforts could be negated by potent greenhouse gases leaking from supermarket fridges.

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Ron Wallace: Ottawa's electric vehicle drive could hit the ditch

Led by a maintained minority government, Canada is hurtling toward sweeping changes in energy and industrial policies with material social, economic and political consequences.

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A sad, historic day for New Yorkers who love snow

As of Sunday, New York has broken the record for the latest first snowfall for a winter in the city’s record-keeping history, which stretches back to the era of President Ulysses S. Grant.

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California activists redouble efforts to hold the oil industry accountable on neighborhood drilling

Community groups are still rallying their troops, and the public, to resist oil companies’ push to overturn historic safeguards that were years in the making.

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In the fight over gas stoves, meet the industry’s go-to scientist

Longstanding research shows the health dangers of gas-burning ranges. Utilities are turning to Julie Goodman, a toxicologist with a firm whose work raises questions about the science.
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EV prices and charging hurdles could get in the way of green energy's hopes

New federal tax credits up to $7,500 for electric vehicles built in North America could help juice demand. But the administration is still working out the fine print.
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JFK Airport terminal gets a solar grid to cut emissions

John F. Kennedy International Airport’s future terminal will add a rooftop array and integrated microgrid to help reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. 
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Adam Bandt accuses Albanese government of ‘greenwashing’ for allowing new coal and gas mines

Adam Bandt has accused Labor of “gaslighting” and “greenwashing” for allowing new coal and gas mines to offset emissions in its upgraded safeguards mechanism.

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WA property: Perth, it’s time to end your love affair with big homes

While the dream of the suburban castle remains strong the fall in family sizes, looming energy price hikes and growing concern over climate change will force builders and consumers to rethink the bigger-is-better approach.

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