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Climate Action Today: Where We're Going And How We Reach Results – Despite Current Roadblocks
As we approach the end of President Trump’s first year in office, we’re taking stock of what’s changed and ramping up our efforts.
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Why Honeycutt Is Such An Alarming Choice For EPA's Science Advisory Panel
Beyond his inexperience, Honeycutt's faulty logic could have a direct effect on science at the EPA.
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4 Smart Investments Helped These Communities Weather Extreme Storms
Designing safer and smarter communities that can cope with flooding and other extreme weather is cost-effective and often easier than we assume. By taking meaningful steps to protect themselves, these vulnerable cities and states became more resilien
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5 Reasons Election Day 2017 Was A Win For Climate Action
A year after Donald Trump won the presidency, the electoral backlash has arrived – and it’s good news for the environment.
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Interior Department Takes Aim At Key Environmental Mitigation Policy. Here's What's At Stake.
The latest assault on the environment comes as the agency seeks to facilitate energy development in ecologically sensitive areas on public and private land.
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EPA's Science Is Under Attack: What You Need To Know
For the first time in modern history, the United States has a government that openly questions settled science and claims that evidence doesn’t matter.
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We Already Know Which Grid Fixes Can Keep Lights On During Bad Storms. Here Are 3.
After a record-breaking hurricane season and catastrophic wildfires in California, the vulnerabilities of our electric system – and the urgent need to upgrade it – have never been clearer. It took more than 10 days of around-the-clock work to restore
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What Scares Americans The Most?
For the first time since this survey began, four of our top 10 fears have to do with the planet.
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DOE's Coal Bailout Plan Could Cost American Business Billions
Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal flies in the face of a competitive energy market that has sustained our economy for decades.
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Everything You Need To Know About Perry's Coal Bailout Plan
By propping up uneconomic coal and nuclear plants in the name of grid reliability, Perry could disrupt our energy markets and more.
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A Timeline Of Zinke's Crusade Against Methane Rules
At this point, nobody but the secretary and his industry allies support efforts to halt methane protections.
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The 4 Accounting Tricks Pruitt Used To Justify EPA's Clean Power Plan Repeal
The EPA chief is turning benefits and costs upside down with the help of discredited methodologies and accounting gimmicks.
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Walmart Effect: Retailers Lead The Way On Chemical Safety At A Critical Time
Just as the Trump administration tries to hollow out a new law that protects consumers from toxic chemicals, some unexpected champions of safer products are stepping up to the plate: retailers. In late September, Walmart released an ambitious update
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Trump's EPA Is Making A Reckless And Damaging Decision. Here's What You Need To Know.
Pruitt is ignoring a groundswell of support for pollution limits that would protect our climate and save thousands of American lives.
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Puerto Rico A Tragic Reminder Of Why Climate Action Cannot Wait
By not addressing climate change, the Trump administration is treating hurricane recovery like a doctor who treats the symptoms of a patient – while ignoring a dangerous, underlying disease.
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This Trade Dispute Could Upend America's Booming Solar Industry. Here's What It Means For You.
Thinking of getting solar panels for your roof? New tariffs, if imposed, could put a quick end to your project – and worry anyone concerned with climate change.
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A Breakthrough For Mobile Air Quality Data – And 3 Deceptively Tough Challenges That Paved The Way
With these groundbreaking insights, we can scale up mobile sensing technology to track and map pollutants in cities everywhere.
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How A Tech Startup And Nimble Non-profit Exposed Toxic Releases During The Houston Flood
As federal and state agencies failed to monitor air pollution after Hurricane Harvey, we measured and mapped a leaking carcinogen in real time.
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3 Strategies For Rebuilding Hurricane-stricken Communities
This is how we rebuild from catastrophic storms such as Harvey and Irma, with lower future risk for people and our economy.
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Pruitt Rules EPA Under A Cloak Of Secrecy. Here's Why You Should Care.
The EPA chief is quietly and systematically tearing down policies that protect the health and safety of all Americans.
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New Data Shows Changing Disaster Trends – And Why Congress Should Take Note
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma should serve as a collective wake-up call for policymakers who rush to respond to every disaster, but plan for none.
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From The Tobacco Industry To The EPA, Latest Trump Nominee Bad News For Vulnerable Chemical Safety Law
The push to return America to its toxic past may accelerate after Trump nominated an industry hired gun to run EPA's chemical safety program.
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A Hired Gun For Tobacco And Chemical Industries, This EPA Nominee Would Undermine Chemical Safety
The push to return America to its toxic past may accelerate after Trump nominated Michael Dourson to run the EPA's chemical safety program.
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Nothing Stood In Irma's Way – That's Why She Turned Into A Monster Storm
It’s as if Earth is running a controlled scientific experiment to show us, with terrifying detail, what happens when rising global temperatures fuel powerful storms.
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Here's What's Insensitive, Mr. Pruitt: Not Telling Hurricane Victims What's Really Going On
Refusing to discuss climate change during catastrophic storms is like telling people to shut up about germs during a flu epidemic.
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These EPA Programs Are Key To Hurricane Relief Efforts. Now Congress Wants To Cut Them?
Programs that help communities deal with hurricanes are on the chopping block as another catastrophic storm approaches our coast.
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Trump's Climate Denial Puts Houston's Massive Recovery At Risk
The president's order to rescind flood standards requires congressional lawmakers to step in – and fast.
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Torrential Rains And Violent Storm Surge: Why Hurricane Impacts Are Getting Worse
As Hurricane Harvey barrels toward the coast of Texas with increasing intensity, forecasters are issuing dire warnings about life-threatening storm surge and torrential rain in addition to the typical wind threats that hurricanes bring. It’s not a co
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Scott Pruitt's Anti-environmental Agenda Hits A Snag: The Courts
If the EPA chief and his legal team continue to make misleading arguments, they may suffer more setbacks.
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Here's Why Putting More Tax Dollars Behind Coal Is Such A Wasteful Proposition
Imagine what $4.5 billion could do for Appalachia if we spent it to really help this economically struggling region.
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