Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+
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Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+

Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of gasoline stations.

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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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California water regulators still haven’t considered the growing body of research on the risks of oil field wastewater

Water managers in the Central Valley’s parched farm belt are increasingly interested in a controversial practice: reusing oil field wastewater to grow crops.

International commission votes to allow use of more climate-friendly refrigerants in AC and heat pumps

A secretive vote in the arcane and Byzantine world of international safety standards late last month may lead to a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from home heating and cooling systems in the coming years.

The problem of global energy inequity, explained by American refrigerators

The average fridge in the US consumes more electricity in a year than an average person in dozens of countries.

Above-normal summer heat is forecast for most of the U.S.

Just as temperatures were heating up for about half of the U.S. population this week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its monthly climate trends report on Thursday. The main takeaway? Prepare for a scorcher of a summer.

Hawaii has spent decades priming itself for more wildfires

For years, each new wildfire season in Hawaii has promised to be riskier than usual. This year, wildfire experts and climate forecasters are predicting a particularly dry summer ahead, which could lead to an especially bad wildfire season.

Climate change forces moth species to move further north

Data collected by the University of Eastern Finland shows that climate change is driving the pine beauty moth to settle further north due to higher-than-average temperatures in the region.

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