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Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
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What if a “state of emergency” isn’t enough?

Our crises require more than a never-ending series of duct-tape fixes.
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She was on the front lines of whale conservation. Now she’s on the front lines of war

Olga Shpak is one of thousands of researchers whose life’s work has been set adrift by the war, as she and her peers have been forced to flee the region or stay and fight.

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Utah’s suicide pact with the fossil fuel industry

“The whole connection between water and climate change, and conventional energy development and climate change, is not front and center” in Utah, says Brad Udall, a senior water and climate research scientist at Colorado State University’s Colorado Water Center.

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What “electrify everything” actually looks like

Get ready for a US building spree not seen in generations.
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Why Kentucky is dead last in wind and solar energy production

Big Coal and climate denial helped pave its race to the bottom.
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In Colorado, “net-zero” housing that’s actually affordable

The Wapiti Commons project boasts units that are not only affordable, they’re also net-zero, meaning the development will produce as much energy with its solar panels as its efficient appliances consume, making utility bills cheaper.

New York voted for the climate. California did not
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New York voted for the climate. California did not

It was a mixed night for the fight against climate change on Tuesday.