Nuclear watchdog group causes stir with call to financially support existing nuclear plants

"Hard choices" are needed in the face of dire climate projections, Union of Concerned Scientists says.
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Fighting voter suppression, environmental racism, and corporate agriculture in hog country

In an election like none before it, the residents of North Carolina—particularly the state’s hog- and poultry-intensive eastern counties—are fighting long odds to regain the power of their vote.

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Scrap that cul-de-sac, suburbia: The grid is back

Since the 1950s, suburban planning has been dominated by winding, disconnected roads. But in Texas, new developments are rediscovering the virtues of the grid. 

Impossible foods invests $1.5 billion into plant-based milk, steak, fish and bacon

The food-tech company announces it will double the size of its research and development team to bring plant-based milk and steak to market.

Exxon was already having a tough year. Trump made it worse

The company was in the middle of one of its most tumultuous years even before the president riffed about a hypothetical phone call.

How escalating climate change fuels California’s infernos

Scorching heat, a thirsty atmosphere and relentless winds: How the North Complex Fire spread so far, so fast.
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Top B.C. government officials knew Site C dam was in serious trouble over a year ago: FOI docs

Stability of the dam found to be a “significant risk" in May 2019, more than a year before information about deepening geotechnical problems and escalating costs were shared with the public.

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Bill McKibben: There’s nothing sacred about nine justices; a livable planet, on the other hand . . .

The composition of the Supreme Court has varied over time, but another number is constant: without fundamental transformation to emissions by 2030, the chances of meeting the Paris climate targets are nil.