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Carbon sequestration faces resistance in rural America

Carbon sequestration faces resistance in rural America

A plan to capture and store carbon dioxide underground in Montana faces fierce local opposition, despite being backed by major oil companies and the Biden administration.

Evan Halper reports for The Washington Post.

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American exposure to smoke pollution reached 17-year high in 2023

The US is on track to experience its worst year for smoke exposure in decades, after wildfires in Canada sent toxic plumes drifting across the border to the Midwest and the East Coast earlier this summer.

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Dead fish are popping up along beaches on the Texas Gulf Coast, officials say. Here's why

This week, Texas beachgoers along the Gulf Coast may have observed a startling sight along the coastlines: possibly thousands of dead fish washed up on the sand.

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Gran Chaco: Will a new road improve or destroy the 'green hell'?

Work is under way on a transnational highway through the Gran Chaco, a unique ecosystem in South America.
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America’s forests are ‘present and vanishing at the same time’

The nation’s forests stand at the juncture of “nostalgia and progress,” beloved but threatened now by the ravages of climate change.

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California floated cutting major Southwest cities off Colorado River water before touching its agriculture supply

In a closed-door negotiation last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s powerful water districts proposed modeling what the basin’s future would look like if some of the West’s biggest cities – including Phoenix and Las Vegas – were cut off from the river’s water supply.

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Peter H. Gleick: California flooding has been worse before — and likely will be again

Storms like the ones that began in 1861 could cause worse devastation than an earthquake. We’re not prepared.
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