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A rapid shift to electric cars would save 89,000 lives — if it’s powered by renewables
A new report highlights the health benefits of getting rid of combustion engines.
The US is getting its first new nuclear reactor in 40 years
After years of delays, Plant Vogtle project goes online soon in Georgia.
Study: US owes $80 trillion in climate reparations
Major polluting countries could be responsible for a collective $170 trillion for overshooting their fair share of carbon emissions.
In oil-rich New Mexico, officials restrict new drilling
Two separate decisions limit fossil fuel extraction on public lands, protecting schools and Indigenous sites.
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How a Koch-owned chemical plant in Texas gamed the Clean Air Act
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As ocean oxygen levels dip, fish face an uncertain future
Global warming not only increases ocean temperatures — it triggers a cascade of effects that are stripping the seas of oxygen. Fish are already moving to new waters in search of oxygen, and scientists are warning of the long-term threat to fish species and marine ecosystems.
As the nation’s second-largest reservoir recedes, a once-drowned ecosystem emerges
Lake Powell reached record low levels, revealing a landscape that environmentalists call a "lost national park."
The landmark trial that could determine who pays to rid America’s drinking water of PFAS
3M sold "forever chemicals" for decades. Will it foot the bill to get them out of our water supply?
The global plastics treaty can fight climate change — if it reduces plastic production
A new report says a 75 percent cut in plastics is needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Another climate tipping point to worry about: Plankton
Rising temperatures could turn one of the world's most common organisms into a major source of carbon emissions.
Erosion and sea-level rise are coming for their Louisiana home. They’re staying anyway.
“It’s a lot to ask somebody to move whenever you don’t know the whole story about how we live."
Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there — unless you’re a California homeowner
State Farm blamed "rapidly growing catastrophe exposure," along with inflation and reinsurance costs, for fleeing the Golden State ahead of wildfire season.
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