Politics

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Ford is revving up its plans for electric and driverless vehicles.

The automaker is cancelling plans for a $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, instead investing $700 million in an existing plant in Michigan.

Better state than never

States will be the places to watch on climate in 2017.

There will be a big, federal-sized hole in climate ambition, but California, Iowa, and Massachusetts, among others, are stepping up.

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E.U. loophole counts wood energy as “carbon neutral.” It’s not.

If approved, new rules could threaten the climate and U.S. forests.

wake up already

What’s the most overlooked but important issue of the year?

Affordable housing is a national problem in need of a national solution.

it bears repeating

Trump would be giving up a big presidential power if he abolished new national monuments.

No U.S. president has ever overturned a prior monument, but conservatives will fight tooth and nail to make that happen.

Caught Out Here

Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources is now pretending not to know about climate change.

They even decapitalized “Earth,” which is just rude.

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Germany’s clean energy revolution meets the “Trump effect”

With the rise of the far right, transitioning away from coal may prove difficult.

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The worst anti-science nonsense of 2016

Between Trump's cabinet, Jill Stein, and Hurricane Matthew truthers, science has been attacked from all sides.

surprise!

OK, John Kasich did a fine thing for renewables.

Kasich sent a message about Ohio's priorities.