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Water, transit standoffs continue to dog infrastructure deal

Disagreements over water and transit funding continued to hold up a deal on infrastructure legislation yesterday, with Democrats increasingly growing impatient to start voting.

Will carbon capture help clean N.M. power?

A virtually unknown company has a $1.4 billion plan to extend the life of New Mexico’s largest coal-fired power plant by installing carbon capture.
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New Mexico’s landmark coal transition law faces an uncertain timeline

Despite momentum in 2017, drought and supply chain problems are complicating the shift from fossil fuels.

Vietnam′s climate credentials come under scrutiny after activist jailing

The Vietnamese government's commitment to action on climate change is in the spotlight after a leading environmental activist was sentenced this month to two years in prison on murky charges of "tax evasion."

With vast arable lands, why is Africa dependent on imported grain?

Despite having vast amounts of arable land, nutritious indigenous crops and a booming agricultural sector, Africa still imports most of its grain.

Indigenous communities in Colombia's Amazon move closer to self-governance

Indigenous peoples in Colombia’s Amazonian departments of Amazonas, Guainía and Vaupés are a step closer to establishing themselves as Indigenous territorial entities (ITEs).

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China is racing to electrify its future

The country wants electric vehicles to make up 40 percent of new cars sold by 2030—but first it has to figure out how to keep them charged.
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