Op-Ed:  Gov. Newsom must limit Calif. fracking, oil and gas development
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Op-Ed:  Gov. Newsom must limit Calif. fracking, oil and gas development

Samuel Molina of Fresno writes that the state needs to scale back petroleum use and reduce pollution.
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Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

NORTH BRADDOCK, Penn.—On Wednesday evening, 10th grader Abby Wypych stood in front of Woodland Hills School District’s board and urged them to approve a feasibility study on installing solar panels.

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The US has spent more than $2B on a plan to save salmon. The fish are vanishing anyway

The U.S. government promised Native tribes in the Pacific Northwest that they could keep fishing as they’d always done. But instead of preserving wild salmon, it propped up a failing system of hatcheries. Now, that system is falling apart.

Climate change: Radical activists benefit social movements – history shows why

Radical forms of protest have historically been deployed by social movements to cast a spotlight on desperate situations, when conventional legal and political responses have been deemed woefully inadequate.

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A new report finds that companies that don’t disclose and really understand their emissions have a hard time addressing them with action plans.

Thawing permafrost in Sweden releases less methane than feared, study finds

A study in northern Sweden found that melting permafrost released one tenth as much methane as expected, suggesting emissions from thawing Arctic tundra could be less than previously feared.

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The industry moved quickly to capture the narrative, going from disinformation blitz to policy wins within a matter of weeks.

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