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A recent pipeline shutdown has exposed significant gaps in Manitoba's oversight of its oil and gas industry, raising concerns about the province's regulatory practices.

Julia-Simone Rutgers reports for The Narwhal.

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China is constructing nearly double the wind and solar power of the rest of the world combined, according to a new report.

Amy Hawkins reports for The Guardian.

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A proposed bill could drive Argentina's economic future by tapping into its vast oilfields, despite concerns about environmental impacts and hindering energy transition efforts.

Sylvia Colombo reports for The Guardian.

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Granbury, Texas, residents and lawmakers express growing concerns over the impact of a local Bitcoin mine on noise pollution and the state's power grid reliability.

Keaton Peters reports for Inside Climate News.

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Ecuador's struggle to honor a referendum demanding an end to oil drilling in Yasuní national park highlights deep economic divisions.

Kimberley Brown reports for The Guardian.

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University researchers are helping meat producers improve their public image through funded research.

Grace van Deelen reports for Vox.

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Former Senator Jim Inhofe, a staunch opponent of climate science, has passed away at 89 after a stroke.

Alex Guillén, Josh Siegel, Annie Snider, and Ben Lefebvre report for Politico.

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Brazil's Amapá state, rich in forests but plagued by poverty, considers tapping offshore oil reserves for economic growth despite environmental risks.

Constance Malleret reports for The Guardian.

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The Republican Party’s new platform emphasizes increasing U.S. energy production while avoiding any mention of climate change or environmental concerns.

Timothy Cama reports for E&E News.

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This year's proxy season saw major corporations successfully dismissing many climate-related shareholder proposals, raising questions about SEC's role in shareholder democracy.

Mathilde Augustin reports for Inside Climate News.

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Coal mining, while hazardous and polluting, fostered strong community bonds and cultural pride that could be emulated in the renewable energy sector.

Richard Smyth reports for the BBC.

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Google's greenhouse gas emissions have surged nearly 50% over the past five years, driven by the energy needs of its growing AI technologies.

Dan Milmo reports for The Guardian.

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Shell has halted construction on a major biofuel plant in Rotterdam, citing technical difficulties as the reason for the delay.

Jillian Ambrose reports for The Guardian.

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A Louisiana gas facility has constructed a massive sea wall to shield itself from the climate impacts that fossil fuel emissions have exacerbated, raising questions about the lengths the industry will go to safeguard its interests.

Steven Mufson reports for The Washington Post.

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A policy lauded by climate activists to pause natural gas exports was quickly overturned, revealing the complexity and challenges in shifting U.S. energy policy.

Jake Bittle reports for Grist.

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Former Trump administration officials are feeling good about the potential for a second Trump term, following a series of favorable Supreme Court rulings that could reshape environmental regulations.

Robin Bravender reports for E&E News.

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Environmental advocates want Louisiana to block air permits for a planned 2,400-acre plastics facility due to new federal air quality standards and concerns over toxic pollution.

Terry L. Jones reports for Floodlight.

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The oil industry has withdrawn its $40 million campaign against a California law protecting communities from oil drilling, but may challenge the measure in court.

Liza Gross reports for Inside Climate News.

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