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Special Report: Millions of abandoned oil wells are leaking methane, a climate menace
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Special Report: Millions of abandoned oil wells are leaking methane, a climate menace

In May 2012, Hanson and Michael Rowe noticed an overpowering smell, like rotten eggs, seeping from an abandoned gas well on their land in Kentucky. The fumes made the retired couple feel nauseous, dizzy, and short of breath.
Spain readies law on clean energy, hails potential economic boost
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Spain readies law on clean energy, hails potential economic boost

Spain's cabinet is set to approve a bill setting out a path to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050 on Tuesday, putting it on course to join a handful of wealthy nations who have written the target into law.
Where Biden and Sanders diverge on climate change

Where Biden and Sanders diverge on climate change

Democratic White House hopefuls Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders believe climate change is an existential threat, that the United States should immediately rejoin global climate talks, and that fossil fuel workers need help adjusting to a cleaner energy economy.

Political heat is on for 2020 climate deadline after lukewarm Madrid talks

Political heat is on for 2020 climate deadline after lukewarm Madrid talks

The unwillingness of some big carbon-emitting countries to clean up their act at this month's U.N. climate talks suggests Britain faces political heavy-lifting to make a success of next year's make-or-break summit in Scotland, analysts have warned.

Trump taunts Democratic candidates as they tout their climate plans
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Trump taunts Democratic candidates as they tout their climate plans

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the climate change proposals of his Democratic challengers for the White House on Wednesday as they began showcasing their plans in a marathon round of televised town halls.

US climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint
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US climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint

A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said.

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections
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Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections

Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections.

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