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Don’t expect any new coal-ash regulations within the next 23 days

The EPA proposed new rules for coal ash in 2010, but they haven't moved forward yet. And depending on what happens on Nov. 6, maybe they never will.

Climate & Energy

Last month was the [FIRST] hottest [SEPTEMBER] in recorded history

Here's this month's high-temperature report, automatically generated by The Climate News Robot.

Politics

Koch Industries offers its employees a handy voter guide

The Koch brothers suggest that employees vote for Mitt Romney and lots of other Republicans.

Politics

Murray Energy coal miners make another appearance in an anti-Obama ad

Ohio coal miners call on Obama to drop an ad saying they were coerced to attend a Romney rally, even though they were coerced to attend a Romney rally.

Climate & Energy

Global food prices to spike, reserves to plummet in 2013

That food you're eating right now? You may want put it in a safety deposit box, because global price spikes and plummeting reserves mean some places could go hungry as soon as 2013.

Climate & Energy

Is ExxonMobil trying to pipe tar-sands oil through New England?

Enviro groups have gathered evidence suggesting that big oil interests want to send tar-sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to Portland, Maine.

Climate & Energy

Obama admin lays out welcome mat for big solar projects in the West

Six Western states could soon see new commercial-scale solar projects on public land, thanks to a plan from the Interior Department.

Climate & Energy

Norway to double carbon tax on oil industry, use money to help world

Norway is raising its carbon tax and setting up a $1.6 billion fund to help developing countries cope with climate change. Only in Scandinavia!

Climate & Energy

Anti-coal movement scores powerful new allies: Tribes

Indian tribes in the Pacific Northwest are joining with environmental activists to fight coal export terminals in Oregon and Washington.

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