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Untapped solar potential on warehouse roofs

As tensions rise over renewable energy displacing farmland, large rooftops are a growing space on which to install solar panels.
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Zoning slows efforts to cut transportation pollution

Connecticut won’t achieve its 2030 climate targets if it leans on electric vehicles alone to lower transportation emissions. The state also needs to convince residents to drive less.

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New rules tackle legacy coal ash, but loopholes remain

Environmental groups lauded the proposal but stressed that it still could exempt pollution at close to 100 known sites.
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Minneapolis climate equity action plan: How is the city approaching climate justice?

The city of Minneapolis’ newly released draft of the Climate Equity Action Plan seeks to address the climate inequities that many of Minneapolis’ BIPOC and lower-income communities face.

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Insulation needs, limited aid hold Mainers back from heat pumps

As fossil fuel costs remain high, the pressure is on for advocates and service providers to expand access to heat pumps and energy efficient home improvements.
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Divestment movement arrives in Virginia

University of Richmond students are trying to persuade administrators to become the first college in the state to divest its endowment from fossil fuels.
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Can North Carolina code officials win builders over on energy conservation?

After hours of grueling and sometimes heated negotiations, North Carolina officials are offering edits to their proposal for thicker insulation, more efficient windows, and other improvements in home construction in an effort to win over the state’s developer lobby.