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Resurrecting butterflies: A tale of hope and survival through conservation efforts

Metamorphosis is both a biological process and a metaphor for the lives of the citizen-scientist inmates of Mission Creek.

Brian Payton reports for Hakai Magazine.

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Wildfires rage through Texas, affecting homes and halting nuclear facility operations

Texas firefighters worked feverishly to contain fast-moving wildfires driven by unseasonably dry conditions and persistent red flag winds in the Texas Panhandle.

Jim Vertuno reports for the Associated Press.

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California's biofuel incentives face scrutiny amid environmental concerns

In a pivotal moment for California's climate policy, the state reevaluates its lucrative incentives for biofuels, sparking a debate on the future of renewable energy and its impact on local communities.

Aaron Cantú reports for Capital & Main.

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EU's recycled content rules stir controversy

The European Commission is proposing more lenient standards for what counts as recycled material in products, a decision that aligns with the chemical industry's interests.

Leonie Cater reports for POLITICO.

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Shell's new venture raises eyebrows with its climate tech façade

Shell has unveiled Onward, a startup it claims will propel the energy sector toward a greener future. However, critics argue it's a clever disguise for continuing oil and gas operations.

Molly Taft reports for The Guardian in partnership with Drilled.

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The race for eco-friendly ammonia production heats up

In a bid to tackle the climate crisis, companies are innovating to create green ammonia, aiming to revolutionize agriculture and fuel industries.

Chris Baraniuk reports for the BBC.

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A Pennsylvania college's leap towards a sustainable future

Swarthmore College is transitioning from fossil fuels to a renewable-powered geoexchange system for campus heating and cooling.

Kiley Bense reports for Inside Climate News.

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Tracking petrochemical accidents across the US

A new database monitors fires, flares, spills and other accidents at petrochemical plants.

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Lives “devastated’ by petrochemical industry pollution in Texas: Report

New analysis illustrates the climate, environmental, and human rights tolls linked to petrochemical production surrounding the Houston Ship Channel region.

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LNG production comes with a price, Gulf Coast communities warn

US takes the global lead on liquid natural gas production and export, as economic promises and environmental worries collide.

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way

“People don’t know what we’d do without oil and gas. It comes at a big price.”

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La producción de gas natural licuado tiene un precio, advierten las comunidades la Costa del Golfo

Entre promesas económicas y preocupaciones ambientales, Estados Unidos lidera la producción y exportación de gas natural licuado.

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

Ante la expansión del GNL en la costa del Golfo, la comunidad espera erigirse como un muro de contención

“La gente no sabe qué haríamos sin el petróleo y el gas. Esto nos sale muy caro”.

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