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Big Oil's mixed feelings about another Trump presidency
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Big Oil's mixed feelings about another Trump presidency

Despite Donald Trump's pro-fossil fuel stance, some oil and gas executives are wary of his potential return due to concerns over trade policies and the dismantling of beneficial climate law provisions.

Maxine Joselow reports for The Washington Post.

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Catherine Rampell: Biden should fight climate change, not trade wars

President Biden’s flagship climate policy is aimed at saving the planet. But it’s caused a rift across the globe, too.
Europe is proposing a border carbon tax. What is it and how will it work?
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Europe is proposing a border carbon tax. What is it and how will it work?

Supporters say it could pressure other countries to take stronger climate action. But this novel tool could be tricky to implement.
The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation's defense

The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation's defense

Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.
Campaigners tell Kenyan Government 'don't backslide on plastics' in US trade deal
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Campaigners tell Kenyan Government 'don't backslide on plastics' in US trade deal

Campaigners are calling on the Kenyan government to protect the country from an influx of plastic pollution as a consequence of a new free trade agreement with the US.
The oil industry thinks it can work with Biden, despite call for 'transition' away from it

The oil industry thinks it can work with Biden, despite call for 'transition' away from it

Still, there is a lot that the American Petroleum Institute doesn't like about the Democrat's climate plan.
Bailouts not enough to keep ginseng farmers in Wisconsin afloat
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Bailouts not enough to keep ginseng farmers in Wisconsin afloat

Sitting at the nexus of trade wars, bailouts, and elections, farmers in the state—which produces 95 percent of the country’s ginseng crop—are struggling to survive.
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