Jerry Brown's holy war on Donald Trump
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Jerry Brown's holy war on Donald Trump

At the Vatican, the California governor rips the president's climate policies as a 'lie within a lie.'
The oil and gas industry’s radioactive problem: Q&A with Justin Nobel

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

“Of all the levels of radium in produced water or brine around the world that I’ve looked at, I have encountered none that are consistently as high as what comes out of the Marcellus Shale.”

In January 2020, just before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rolling Stone published an investigative report on widespread radioactive contamination from the oil and gas industry.

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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.
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
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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Mexico elects its first woman president - a former climate scientist

Mexico just elected Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, former climate scientist and Mexico City mayor, as its first female president. Ellen Ioanes reports for Voxon what Sheinbaum's election could mean for Mexico's climate policy and other key issues facing the country.

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Congress moves to enhance mining rights on federal land
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Congress moves to enhance mining rights on federal land

A bipartisan bill expanding legal rights for mining companies on federal lands has passed the House and is progressing in the Senate.

Esther Frances, Megija Medne, and Phillip Powell report for Inside Climate News.

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White House seeks to revive US nuclear industry with new reactor push

President Biden aims to boost nuclear power with federal support for large-scale and small modular reactors to achieve carbon-free energy goals by 2035.

Zach Bright and Nico Portuondo report for E&E News.

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Challenges facing US offshore wind expansion
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Challenges facing US offshore wind expansion

Efforts to advance offshore wind energy in the U.S. are facing hurdles from economic, political, and misinformation challenges.

Pam Radtke reports for Floodlight.

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A new wave of young eco-activists running for EU Parliament seats

A generation of young Europeans who began their activism in school is now running for the European Parliament to influence climate policies.

Rebecca Ann Hughes reports for Euronews.

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

“It is important to ensure meaningful engagement efforts are inclusive and accessible to all diverse members of our communities.”

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After 13 years, no end in sight for Caribbean sargassum invasion

Thousands of people were hurt by sargassum blooms last year in the Caribbean.

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