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High Gas Prices are Oil Companies’ Fault says Ro Khanna, and Democrats Should Go After Them

Inflation is rankling voters, and the conventional wisdom in Washington is that sky high gas prices are a big liability for Congressional Democrats, who are already expected to lose seats in the fast-..

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U.S. Plastic Recycling Rates Are Even Worse Than We Thought

It’s well established that the state of U.S. plastics recycling is dismal. But plastic waste experts, who have long cautioned that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) purported recycling rate ..

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Climate Could Change the Course of Australia’s Election

Giant billboards featuring the face of Australia’s treasurer, Josh Frydenberg of the Liberal Party, loom over busy intersections across the affluent electoral division of Kooyong, which covers several..

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Western Architecture is Making India’s Heatwaves Worse

Benny Kuriakose remembers when his father built the first house in his village in the southern Indian state of Kerala with a concrete roof. It was 1968, and the family was proud to use the material, h..

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Americans Don’t Trust One of the Best Methods to Control Wildfires

Last month in New Mexico, two separate wildfires in the same vicinity combined, resulting in a massive conflagration that is still ripping through the state. As of May 12, the Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak..

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California Climate Plan Calls for All-Electric New Homes to Hit Carbon-Neutral Goal

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — New homes built in California starting in 2026 need to be powered by all-electric furnaces, stoves and other appliances if California is to meet its ambitious climate change goa..

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Climate Change Will Make Droughts Longer, More Common, Says UN

The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warne..

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This Is How We Quit Big Oil

At the end of the first quarter of 2021, as the CEOs of the three biggest U.S. oil and gas companies presented their firms’ earnings, investors fired off a range of questions about how they were addre..

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Oil Companies Posted Huge Profits. Here’s Where The Cash Will Go (Hint: Not Climate)

As consumers grapple with high fuel prices and politicians scramble to knock them down, oil companies are not making any sudden moves. That’s because, after years of low fuel prices, they are now enjo..

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Polar Paradox: The Melting Arctic Could Destroy Indigenous Ways of Life While Making Some Alaskans Rich

The city of Nome, on Alaska’s Bering Sea coast, has long been the home of adventurers, chancers, and the fiercely independent who would rather live off the land than do their shopping at Walmart.

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