A case on imported solar cells will put Trump’s promise on ‘America first’ to the test
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A case on imported solar cells will put Trump’s promise on ‘America first’ to the test

Will the White House put tariffs on solar cells to look tough on trade, threatening U.S. jobs in the process?
Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania
Shell's new petrochemical complex in southwestern Pennsylvania. Photos by Nate Smallwood for Environmental Health News and Sierra Magazine

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Pennsylvania becomes the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

Pennsylvania has become the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

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World Bank leader, accused of climate denial, offers new response
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World Bank leader, accused of climate denial, offers new response

David Malpass touched off a furor, including calls for his removal, when he refused to acknowledge that fossil fuels are warming the planet.
Peter Dykstra: The good news that gets buried by the bad
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Peter Dykstra: The good news that gets buried by the bad

Habitat loss. Climate change and its impacts. Mass extinctions. Pollution and its impacts. Every once in a while, maybe it’s a good idea for someone like me to shut up and talk about the victories – even if they’re small. Here are but a few.

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It’s common to charge electric vehicles at night. That will be a problem.

It’s common to charge electric vehicles at night. That will be a problem.

As EV owners plug in their cars, there is a looming problem: pressures on the electricity grid if most drivers continue to charge their electric cars at night.
Kaine says Mountain Valley Pipeline provision in Manchin bill 'could open the door to serious abuse and even corruption'
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Kaine says Mountain Valley Pipeline provision in Manchin bill 'could open the door to serious abuse and even corruption'

In a floor speech Thursday, Kaine sharply criticized a provision of a permitting reform bill that would force completion of Mountain Valley Pipeline.
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Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

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