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Think twice before partnering with the government, leaders of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation warn other coastal communities facing resettlement due to climate change.
Think twice before partnering with the government, leaders of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation warn other coastal communities facing resettlement due to climate change.
Community groups present health and environmental justice concerns to the EPA, alleging workers at Austin Master Services are coated in dangerous levels of radioactive waste.
Community groups present health and environmental justice concerns to the EPA, alleging workers at Austin Master Services are coated in dangerous levels of radioactive waste.
A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that fracking represents a “public health crisis,” experts say.
A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that fracking represents a “public health crisis,” experts say.
President Biden is in the kingdom this week to strengthen ties, consistent with ‘American values.’ Meanwhile, a US-Saudi joint venture on the Texas coast is pumping out toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases.
President Biden is in the kingdom this week to strengthen ties, consistent with ‘American values.’ Meanwhile, a US-Saudi joint venture on the Texas coast is pumping out toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
The congressional stop in Louisiana over the Juneteenth weekend will inform an ambitious environmental justice bill a long time in the making.
The congressional stop in Louisiana over the Juneteenth weekend will inform an ambitious environmental justice bill a long time in the making.
DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.
DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.
Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.
The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.

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Think twice before partnering with the government, leaders of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation warn other coastal communities facing resettlement due to climate change.

Think twice before partnering with the government, leaders of the Jean Charles Choctaw Nation warn other coastal communities facing resettlement due to climate change.
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Community groups present health and environmental justice concerns to the EPA, alleging workers at Austin Master Services are coated in dangerous levels of radioactive waste.

Community groups present health and environmental justice concerns to the EPA, alleging workers at Austin Master Services are coated in dangerous levels of radioactive waste.
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A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that fracking represents a “public health crisis,” experts say.

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that fracking represents a “public health crisis,” experts say.
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President Biden is in the kingdom this week to strengthen ties, consistent with ‘American values.’ Meanwhile, a US-Saudi joint venture on the Texas coast is pumping out toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases.

President Biden is in the kingdom this week to strengthen ties, consistent with ‘American values.’ Meanwhile, a US-Saudi joint venture on the Texas coast is pumping out toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases.
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The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.

The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.
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The congressional stop in Louisiana over the Juneteenth weekend will inform an ambitious environmental justice bill a long time in the making.

The congressional stop in Louisiana over the Juneteenth weekend will inform an ambitious environmental justice bill a long time in the making.
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DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.

DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.
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Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.

Federal agencies evade questions about potential bias in the handling of New Fortress Energy’s application for a floating LNG facility off the Louisiana coast.
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The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.

The project will result in an estimated 34 million tons of extra CO2 per year, topping the annual emissions of Uganda and Tanzania combined.
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The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.

The U.S. bank has come under fire for financing fossil fuel projects in Ecuador and Peru as its shareholders meet.