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These elite universities have a fossil fuel problem

For years, oil companies have funded some of the top climate scientists at Ivy League universities. But as scandals accumulate, maybe that will start to change.
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Atlanta’s “Cop City” and the vital fight for urban forests

The people protesting “Cop City”—at tremendous personal cost—deserve our support. They’re defending a vital public health and climate resource.
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The climate apocalypse will be Google mapped

Google Maps’s air quality indicators and wildfire warnings suggest one approach to a warming world. It’s grim.
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The Atlanta police shooting is a warning sign for the safety of environmental activists

Environmental defenders get killed at appalling rates in other countries. Could that trend come to the U.S.?
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Corporate America reserves the right to kill you with soot pollution

All the usual suspects have lined up against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed tightening of air pollution regulations.
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Fracking poisoned this town’s water. now frackers are being allowed back in.

Pennsylvania authorities have ended a moratorium on fracking in the town of Dimock, highlighting the contradictory nature of fossil fuel politics in the region.
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The problem with Silent Spring environmentalism

A new history of the environmental movement places too much emphasis on famous figures like Rachel Carson and shies away from confronting failures.