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California leads the way in low-carbon school meals

Students returning to schools across the U.S. have found expanded plant-based options in their cafeterias, but California is raising the bar with an array of recent initiatives.
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A renewable energy battery plant will rise in US where a steel mill once stood

Communities hope good new jobs will come from Biden’s historic climate investment in cities like Weirton, West Virginia, reports Dharna Noor in The Guardian.

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Michigan utilities want to spend taxpayers’ ‘low carbon’ money on natural gas

Utilities hope to expand Michigan’s markets for fossil and ‘renewable’ gas as state and advocates call for decarbonization to fight climate change.
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The feds have a low-carbon shopping list. It’s global

Climate change could soon be priced into everything the federal government buys, from cement to power to office space.

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Nuclear industry eyes expansion despite tenuous start

TerraPower and PacifiCorp will consider adding five more Natrium nuclear power plants, targeting Wyoming and Utah.
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Low-carbon energy means better air quality for all

Air pollution affects every human being on Earth, but the extent of its impact is not the same. There are stark disparities in the exposure and impact of air pollution among various racial and ethnic groups, socioeconomic statuses, and geographical locations.

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How the chemicals industry’s pollution slipped under the radar

While the chemistry industry has an important role to play in moving to low-carbon economies it's also hugely carbon intensive and predicted to become more so.