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Climate activists want Biden to bar appointees with fossil fuel ties

Climate activists have set a high bar for President-elect Joe Biden's staff picks, asking that he exclude anyone with ties to fossil fuel industries.

Can the market save the planet? FedEx is the latest brand-name firm to say it’s trying.

FedEx aims at becoming carbon neutral by 2040. It will invest $2 billion to start buying electric vehicles for its fleet of 180,000 vehicles and it will donate $100 million to the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture.

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Joe Roman: America’s new whale is now at extinction's doorstep

Just 50 or so remain, eking it out in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast.
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Frank Bruni: Is the burger nearing extinction?

Meat has more competition — and less justification — than ever before.
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Mexico set to reshape power sector to favor the state

Legislation that the Mexican president has pushed would curtail private investors in the energy industry and possibly reverse gains in lowering carbon emissions.
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Oil giants prepare to put carbon back in the ground

Climate concerns push BP and other firms to seek new roles as pollution fighters.
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Big step forward for $50 billion plan to save Louisiana coast

An environmental assessment said the project’s next step would largely benefit coastal areas, though it might also affect some marine life, especially dolphins.