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Wall Street vet to leave Biden environment team

The departure is a sign the climate office is past its startup phase and has established inroads with Wall Street.

Climate activists pan carbon capture plans

'There are still no projects operating anywhere in the world that have delivered on time, on budget, or in the quantities promised.'

More than 500 environmental and community groups – from the Nassau Hiking & Outdoor Club to Greenpeace USA – have called on United States and Canadian leaders to abandon efforts to capture carbon emissions from fossil fuels and work harder to curb fossil fuel use in the first place.

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Arwa Mahdawi: Don’t blame men for the climate crisis – we should point the finger at corporations

While us plebs keep being told we have to change our habits, the masters of the universe have made it abundantly clear that they have no intention of changing theirs.

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Devastated by disasters, Lake Charles is still waiting for help

The Louisiana city, hobbled by two hurricanes, a winter storm and a flood, has struggled to translate sympathy into financial support. It is a challenge other cities could soon face.

Coral reefs face disaster from climate change if we don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions, report says

To save this underwater ecosystem, researchers argue, we’ll need to reduce global warming, improve local conditions and invest in restoration.
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A lawyer known for fighting Chevron was found guilty of contempt of court by a federal judge

The ruling is the latest episode in a long legal battle over the alleged dumping of oil in the Amazon region of Ecuador from the 1960s to the 1990s by Texaco, which Chevron acquired in 2001.
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Wildfires ravage Italy's Sardinia region in 'a disaster without precedent'

A 25-mile swath of vegetation, farms and villages is hit by one of the largest wildfires in decades, devastating the Italian tourist destination.