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Democrats investigate oil execs' support for Trump campaign funds

Congressional Democrats are probing oil industry executives about their potential contributions to Donald Trump's campaign in exchange for favorable policies.

Ben Lefebvre reports for Politico.

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The struggle to preserve North Sami language amid climate change

In a warming Arctic, the North Sami language, rich in specialized terms for snow, reindeer and fishing, faces the loss of words and knowledge integral to the Sami people's heritage.

Erika Benke reports for the BBC.

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Federal appeals court overturns coal lease ban, affecting climate policy and energy production

A federal appeals court has lifted the moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands, potentially impacting future coal sales and climate change efforts.

Matthew Brown reports for The Associated Press.

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The East Coast's slow descent into the ocean intensifies threats from sea level rise

A recent study highlights the increasing peril to coastal communities from land subsidence and sea level rise, exacerbated by groundwater depletion.

Mira Rojanasakul and Marco Hernandez report for The New York Times.

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‘Smoking gun proof’: fossil fuel industry knew of climate danger as early as 1954, documents show

Documents show industry-backed Air Pollution Foundation uncovered the severe harm climate change would wreak
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How a Black Miami neighborhood became ‘ground zero for climate gentrification’

A documentary, Razing Liberty Square, examines the plight of families in Liberty City as developers ‘revitalize’ community on desirable higher land.

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Norway boosts oil production, defying environmental concerns

In a move that contradicts its environmental image, Norway has significantly increased oil drilling licenses, indicating a surge in hydrocarbon extraction.

Atle Staalesen reports for the Barents Observer.

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