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Biden administration to fine oil and gas companies for excess methane

The Biden administration announced new moves on Friday to curb the release from oil and gas facilities of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is responsible for more than a quarter of the warming the planet is currently experiencing.

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U.N. chief's test: Shaming without naming the world's climate delinquents

António Guterres has spoken sharply of “planet wreckers” ahead of this week’s United Nations climate summit, but politics makes it tricky to get specific.
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Biden administration bans oil and gas drilling around Chaco Canyon

The Interior Department will withdraw public lands around Chaco Canyon from new oil and gas leasing for 20 years.
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Price to plug old wells in Gulf of Mexico? $30 billion, study says.

There are roughly 14,000 old, unplugged wells in the gulf that are at risk of springing leaks or causing environmental damage, researchers found.
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In Norway, the electric vehicle future has already arrived

About 80 percent of new cars sold in Norway are battery-powered. As a result, the air is cleaner, the streets are quieter and the grid hasn’t collapsed. But problems with unreliable chargers persist.
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For many young voters, Biden’s support of drilling in Alaska casts pall

Despite his aggressive moves to try to slash greenhouse gas emissions, President Biden has angered young climate voters upset by a drilling project in Alaska.
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Biden to create White House Office of Environmental Justice

In a Rose Garden announcement, Mr. Biden is expected to pledge new policies to end environmental racism. He also will attack Republicans.
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