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POLITICS: A look into Big Oil's fight against electric cars

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:35am
Last November, oil industry representatives huddled with conservative state lawmakers at a hotel a few blocks from the White House. The meeting underscored the industry's opposition to electric vehicles.

INDIA: Promise of world's cheapest wind power faces delays

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
India has drawn global attention since it started awarding wind power projects at record-low tariffs, spurring optimism that renewable energy could supplant the nation's abundant coal resources in electricity generation.

OIL: At industry's big summit, climate concerns creep in

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
Right from the start of London's biggest gathering of oil traders and producers, uncomfortable truths began to intrude upon the usual round of business meetings and cocktail parties.

FOOD SECURITY: Scientists breed salt-loving crops; world is slow to bite

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
Scientists in Dubai are developing crops like quinoa that can thrive in the salty soils intruding into the world's croplands. Winning over enough people to eat them is proving a greater challenge.

COAL: Troubled Navajo plant to close in blow to Trump

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
The operator of one of the West's largest coal plants said yesterday it is moving forward with plans to close the facility this year, ending a two-year drama that has riled the Southwest and handing the Trump administration a major defeat in its efforts to revive the coal industry.

WISCONSIN: High court candidate criticized for attending climate rally

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
Liberal-backed Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer is drawing criticism from her opponent for attending a climate change march protesting the environmental agenda of President Trump.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Klobuchar: Warming spiked insurance prices. Maybe not

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) puts climate change at the top of her 2020 presidential campaign. But did she overreach when she said sea-level rise is responsible for sharply rising insurance rates?

CONGRESS: Republican claims on climate over 10 years. Then and now

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
If a congressional hearing yesterday is anything to go by, climate denial is no longer in fashion among some GOP lawmakers who once espoused it.

OCEANS: Climate change could cost fisheries billions

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:35am
Failing to mitigate global warming could have profound consequences for global fisheries and the people they support, researchers warned this week.

CONGRESS: GOP assigns climate doubters to 'crisis' committee

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:34am
Most of the six Republicans assigned yesterday to a House select committee have a history of doing little to confront global warming or have opposed efforts outright to address the causes of a hotter planet.

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