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American solar firms request federal action against Asian competitors

American solar firms request federal action against Asian competitors

American solar manufacturers are calling for the U.S. government to impose measures against Asian countries allegedly dumping subsidized panels into the market, arguing this threatens the domestic industry.

Evan Halper reports for The Washington Post.

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Global heat map: Tracking extreme heat across Europe and Asia

Intense heat has stifled the globe this year, contributing to a record-breaking hot summer in the Northern Hemisphere and an unusually warm winter in the Southern Hemisphere.

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How to survive in the heat: Coping advice from around the world

As climate change sends temperatures soaring around the world, people who are not used to coping with heat could stand to adopt a few strategies from regions that have faced hot weather for generations.

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A once-shuttered California mine is trying to transform the rare-earth industry

Grist reporter Maddie Stone writes about a U.S.-based rare earth supply chain that could boost clean energy and electric vehicles — and military weapons.

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India cracks down on critics of coal

Documents reveal government anger over opposition of Indian nonprofits and their Western allies to the project of a powerful ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Britain’s record holding climber says Everest is 'dry, more rocky'

Mount Everest is losing snow and turning "dry and rocky", British climber Kenton Cool, who made his 17th ascent of the world’s highest peak this week, the most by a foreigner, said on Saturday.
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Vietnamese anti-coal campaigner freed early from prison

Vietnamese anti-coal campaigner Nguy Thi Khanh has been freed early from prison on tax evasion charges, in a boost to Vietnam's energy transition hopes.

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