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Op-ed: Gina McCarthy takes the reins on national climate action

Some suggestions for President Biden's climate czar.

Gina McCarthy, President Biden's Director of the Office of Domestic Climate Policy, has her work cut out for her.

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How coastal communities can prepare for the challenges of storms and rising seas

Major coastal storms commonly kill hundreds of people and wreck homes, businesses and communities.

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