Brazilian farmers paid to "produce" water in fight against scarcity

Brazilian farmers paid to "produce" water in fight against scarcity

"From now on we will use this precious good in a much more rational way."

Investment in clean energy to overtake fossil fuel spending in 2024

The International Energy Agency reports that global investment in clean energy will hit $2 trillion in 2024, with solar power receiving the most funding.

Nina Chestney reports for Reuters.

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Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.
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Coast Guard inspects Cameron LNG Facility in preparation for first LNG export in 2019. (Credit: Coast Guard News)

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

This 2-part series was co-produced by Environmental Health News and the journalism non-profit Economic Hardship Reporting Project. See part 1 here.Este ensayo también está disponible en español
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UN calls for stronger protections for Indigenous rights and against exploitative green projects

A new UN report emphasizes the need for countries to enhance protections for Indigenous peoples and ensure that green energy projects do not exploit their lands.

Anita Hofschneider reports for Grist.

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Many journalists covering climate crisis face threats and violence

A recent survey reveals that nearly 40% of journalists reporting on climate and environmental issues have been threatened, with 11% experiencing physical violence.

Nina Lakhani reports for The Guardian.

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Biden's climate chief warns of severe reversals under GOP leadership

Ali Zaidi, Biden’s chief climate adviser, cautioned that the GOP's "U-turn agenda" could undo critical progress on climate policy.

Zack Colman reports for POLITICO.

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New York's congestion pricing delay highlights American transportation challenges

New York City's plan to implement congestion pricing, a strategy to reduce traffic and fund public transit, remains stalled years after approval.

Sarah Laskow reports for The Atlantic.

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California officials see new Mexican president as a strong ally in climate policy

California leaders welcome Claudia Sheinbaum's election as Mexico's new president, anticipating collaboration on climate change and clean energy initiatives.

Blanca Begert reports for E&E News.

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“In their own way, they’re becoming experts, not just of their experiences but also of the data collection process.”

The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

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Spanish-speaking residents feel left out of permitting process at massive Exxon petrochemical plant in Houston-area

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