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Where covering the environment means risking your life

Investigating the environment in developing countries can be a particularly dangerous game, far from the Western media spotlight.

Iowa Supreme Court reverses itself, making it harder to sue hog confinements

The Iowa Supreme Court on Thursday made it more difficult for landowners to sue hog confinements, overturning a longstanding precedent.
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Bill environmentalists say could keep Missouri coal plants open signed by governor

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation environmentalists fear will allow coal plants to remain open. It also boosts solar power.

The water wars come to the suburbs

A community near Scottsdale, Arizona, is running out of water. Amid the finger-pointing, the real question is: how many developments will be next?

Are we seeing a breakthrough for electric cars in the EU?

It looks like the EU is witnessing a big victory for e-mobility as member countries have agreed in principle that new cars can no longer have combustion engines after 2035. But there are a number of risks involved.
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Indigenous advocates sense a legal landmark as a guardian’s killing heads to trial

For the first time in Brazil, the killing of an Indigenous land defender is expected to be tried before a federal jury — escalated to that level because of what prosecutors say was an aggression against the entire Guajajara Indigenous community and Indigenous culture.

The world can’t wean itself off Chinese lithium

China dominates the global supply chain for lithium-ion batteries. Now rival countries are scrambling for more control over “white oil.”

The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling is going to be very, very expensive

The agency can still regulate carbon pollution, just not in the most efficient, system-wide ways.
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