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As the river swallows their land, villagers in Bangladesh turn environmental refugees

This is Part 1 of a three-part story that looks at the hungry tides eating into Bangladesh.
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Infrastructure funding could be 'opportunity of a lifetime' to plug thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells

By some accounts, Pennsylvania has the worst accumulation of old, unplugged, ownerless oil and gas wells in the nation.

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Biden’s climate pitch could hit turbulence from some fossil fuel-friendly unions

Some union workers aren't on board with a transition to cleaner energy: "I know how to weld. I know how to build power plants."
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New Reports: Cleaning up coal sites and plugging gas wells could create thousands of jobs

Hazards from abandoned wells and coal mines plague Appalachia. Cleaning them up could be an economic boon for the region.
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Police: Enbridge can influence government appointment

Sheriffs in Minnesota worried about who would oversee an escrow account, funded by pipeline giant Enbridge, to reimburse the costs of policing protests.
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Greta Thunberg to testify in Congress on Earth Day

The testimony will occur as President Joe Biden hosts a climate change summit with 40 world leaders.
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Biden takes on Dems’ ‘Mission Impossible’: Revitalizing coal country

Despite deep skepticism from union allies, Democrats are determined to make their “Just Transition” away from fossil fuels work.

Ecotourism could help the ‘Amazon of North America’ recover. Here’s how.

Louisiana’s wetlands are being lost to sea level rise, leaving eerie "ghost forests." Where does ecotourism fit into the recovery plan?