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Kerry tells climate conference that the U.S. will fight global warming — with Trump or without

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Mon, 11/21/2016 (All day)

Secretary of State John F. Kerry took the stage at United Nations climate talks in Morocco on Wednesday, seeking to reassure nervous negotiators that a groundbreaking agreement to fight global warming will survive with Donald Trump in the White House.

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Agriculture Hasn’t Made Much Progress on Its Promise to End Deforestation

Published: 
Mon, 11/07/2016 (All day)

Lots of talk but little concrete action—that seems to be the takeaway from a new report published this week examining the progress made in tackling the global agriculture industry’s devastating effect on the world’s forests.

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Tapping landfills to generate power seemed smart. So why is the industry threatened?

Published: 
Tue, 10/25/2016 (All day)

Tapping methane produced from decaying garbage in landfills to generate electricity was among California’s earliest experiments in renewable energy.

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Renewable Energy Is About to Get Supersized

Published: 
Mon, 10/24/2016 (All day)

Get ready for the supergrid.

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The Clean Air Act Was Supposed To Protect Us. Here’s Why It’s Not

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Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

ALBANY, N.Y. — When Deneen Carter-El moved to the Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany’s South End two decades ago, she thought the beige-colored townhouses and trimmed lawns would be a welcome change from high-rise public housing.

But appearances were deceiving.