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U.S. report contradicts Trump team: Warming is mostly man-made

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Fri, 11/03/2017 (All day)

A massive U.S. report concludes that the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay humans’ role in climate change.

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Under Trump, the lines are drawn for a battle over resources in the West

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Thu, 10/26/2017 (All day)

Signal Peak Energy operates the West’s newest and largest underground coal mine. As recently as 2013, it employed more than 300 people, produced nearly 9 million tons of coal and was helping to revive a regional coal industry that had been dormant for 50 years.

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Remarkable dinosaur discoveries under threat with Trump plan to shrink national monument in Utah, scientists say

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Fri, 10/27/2017 (All day)

The creature looked like a three-ton rhino crossed with a tropical lizard. Ten little horns dangled over its giant forehead like frills on a jester’s cap and two more perched over the eyes. Spikes poked out of each cheek. A blade jutted from its nose.

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Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

Published: 
Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem.

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Trump administration ordered to enforce methane restrictions launched under Obama

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

The Trump administration is not giving up on its effort to block Obama-era restrictions on the release of potent methane emissions at oil and gas drilling operations on public land, even after a federal judge ruled its suspension of the restrictions was illegal.