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Trump’s climate change record under the microscope in new ad targeting Tampa voters

The 30-second spot is part of a $1.7 million effort to highlight Trump's environmental record.

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Steel factory retrofit could reduce pollution by 90 percent

The steel industry is one of our worst polluters, but new practices could create an almost perfectly closed loop system.
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Board game 'Dirty Matters' is all about soil

Avoid fertilizer catastrophes and enrich the soil in a free-to-play, cooperative board game where dirt is the star.

Competition heats up for U.S. direct air capture program

At least four groups have expressed interest in a new federal program that aims to fight global warming with the use of machines that can suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Black communities in Norfolk see major climate overhaul

Graige Johnson is sick of the flooding in his community a few blocks east of downtown Norfolk.
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Comparing green funeral options, from composting to natural burial to water cremation

If you're planning a green funeral, you have a lot of choice. The Post's climate coach explains how much each one costs, both for you and the planet.
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How Germany's ban on harmful pesticides could impact Africa

The German government wants to ban the export of pesticides no longer approved in the European Union. But manufacturers and distributors with their sights set on Africa as a growing sales market are not pleased.
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Will Steffen, climate scientist who warned of a ‘Hothouse Earth,’ dies at 75

The scientist had advocated for official recognition of the Anthropocene epoch and warned of a "Hothouse Earth" of devastating, unstoppable climate change.
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What happens if the largest owner of oil and gas wells in the US goes bankrupt?

Diversified Energy’s liabilities exceed its assets, according to a new report, sparking concerns about whether taxpayers will wind up paying to plug its 70,000 wells.

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Paul Ehrlich: A journey through science and politics

In his new book, the famous scientist reflects on an unparalleled career on our fascinating, ever-changing planet.

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Will California’s new oil and gas laws protect people from toxic pollution?

California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.

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