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Corn, soy and cattle ranching have been connected to a long list of human rights violations, as well as the acceleration of deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.

There’s huge potential to generate renewable energy far out in the ocean. But designing turbines that can survive rough waters isn’t exactly a breeze.
Greenidge Generation, the natural gas-fueled facility, is supposed to close under the decision. But its owners plan to keep operating, as they fight for an appeal.

A long-anticipated health study commissioned by Pennsylvania environmental officials examined the practice of spreading wastewater from conventional gas– and oil-drilling on thousands of miles of rural dirt roads in the state.

The Department of Human Services said 200 residential wells in southern Oregon have run dry and the number could double within the year
Pollution from oil and gas facilities can harm the health of those who live near them. That's disproportionately Indigenous people in NM, a new map shows.
The Atlantic surfclam industry generates about $30 million in yearly revenue. But a new study shows offshore wind development planned for the Jersey coast could cut that income up to 25%.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling curbs the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s not likely to have a significant impact in Pennsylvania.

In a blow to the fight against climate change , the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

In many large apartment complexes, solar energy is just powering the common areas while tenants still have their own electric bill. Now, a technology called SolShare lets tenants access the clean power themselves and reduce their energy costs.
Schiphol is the third-largest airport in Europe, but it plans to shrink instead of grow.
It wouldn't be easy, but Democrats could still look to Congress, other kinds of regulations or the states in their effort to cut greenhouse gases.
Environmentalists and many of their Democratic allies are preparing to focus on state capitals as the places to press for action on climate change — going back to a strategy they employed during the Trump era.
Across the continent, Indigenous peoples are methodically reasserting control over their land, laws, and how they live.
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