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Do humans cause climate change? Even now, only half of Americans say yes

Even now, only half of Americans believe humans cause climate change. That finding, from a new Ipsos poll, illuminates a yawning gap between public opinion and science on perhaps the most important scientific question of our time.

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Senate votes to overturn Biden truck pollution limit

The Senate on Wednesday passed a Republican-led effort to undo a Biden administration rule that aims to cut pollution from heavy-duty trucks.

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Slightly fewer Americans concerned about multiple environmental problems: Gallup

Fewer Americans in a new poll are concerned about multiple environmental problems, with small declines seen in reported worries since last year.

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Tornado alley is expanding — and scientists don’t know why

Tornadoes are becoming more frequent in populated parts of the United States and are often occurring as damaging clusters — a development seen in recent deadly outbreaks from Alabama to Michigan.

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East Palestine isn’t alone: Communities around the country grapple with toxic chemical exposure

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Toxic Release Inventory — a list of self-reported toxic chemical emissions — more than 428,000 pounds of vinyl chloride was released into the air by 38 industry facilities last year.

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House Republicans fail to override Biden’s ESG veto

The GOP-led chamber on Thursday failed to override President Biden’s first veto in a new vote, falling short of the necessary two-thirds majority.

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Republicans use new majority to take on Biden regulations

Republicans are using their new control of the House and Democrats’ slim majority in the Senate to target Biden administration regulations governing everything from retirement savings to water policy.