2018 elections

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Poll shows strong voter support for suing oil companies over climate impact
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
Trump vows to dismantle Biden’s electric vehicle policies
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The midterms have the power to usher in an era of climate action
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The midterms have the power to usher in an era of climate action

Trump and the fossil fuel lobby can stall for time. But change is coming faster than you think.
The Environmental Voter Project knows who you are, and how to trick you into saving the planet
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The Environmental Voter Project knows who you are, and how to trick you into saving the planet

Relying on tools of behavioral psychology, a get-out-the-vote effort urges environmentalists to the polls — and barely mentions the environment at all.
2018 is the year of scientists running for Congress
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2018 is the year of scientists running for Congress

"John F. Kennedy said he wanted to get us to the moon in less than 10 years. The way Trump is going, in 10 years, he'll have us back in caves.”
Bernie Sanders: Trump's 'days are numbered' for ignoring climate change
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Bernie Sanders: Trump's 'days are numbered' for ignoring climate change

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said President Trump's "days are numbered" for ignoring climate change in his State of the Union address and supporting fossil fuels over cleaner sources of energy.

Political fallout of Hurricane Harvey could begin this year in Houston
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Political fallout of Hurricane Harvey could begin this year in Houston

In Texas’ largest city and its suburbs, Hurricane Harvey is a key issue for both incumbents and candidates, as they try to convince voters they can best represent a region that continues to reel from last year’s devastating hurricane. 
McMaster calls on Trump to exempt South Carolina from offshore drilling

McMaster calls on Trump to exempt South Carolina from offshore drilling

Republican Govs. Henry McMaster, S.C., Larry Hogan, Md., and Nathan Deal, Ga., consider options to lobby the Trump administration for exemptions for their states from a proposed expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling.
Convicted ex-coal exec releases first ad in Senate campaign

Convicted ex-coal exec releases first ad in Senate campaign

Former coal executive Don Blankenship has launched his campaign for the United States Senate with an advertisement asserting his innocence in a mine disaster that killed 29.
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