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Will a weakened EPA set environmental justice back?

President-elect Donald Trump on Dec. 7 nominated Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has close ties with the fossil fuel industry and has been an ardent critic of the agency....
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Why Trump’s vow to kill Obama’s sustainability agenda will lead business to step in...

During the campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump called climate change a hoax, threatened to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, committed to easing restrictions on drilling and mining on federal lands, and promised to push for...
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What President Trump means for the future of energy and climate

President…Donald…Trump. For those on both sides of the aisle who vowed “Never Trump!,” that’s going to take some getting used to. On this morning after a stunning election, the first impulse may be to...
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World’s Largest Ocean Reserve to be Created in the Pacific, Thanks to Barack Obama

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which bans commercial fishing, to be expanded to six times its current size  

The “Rolling Coal” Trend: You’ll never believe what some anti-environmentalists are doing

Are you ready to be really irritated at some obnoxious behavior and waste of resources? Are you ready to read about some pro-fossil fuel, anti-Obama, anti-environmental trolling adventures? No? Oh. Well, you probably shouldn’t read this...
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The Polar Vortex is Not Evidence Against Climate Change

"No single weather episode can either prove, or disprove, global climate change" This is how President Obama's Science Advisor begins the White House's latest video, The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes, which they apparently...
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U.S. government loses $139 million on hybrid car maker loan

The Obama administration is taking a serious hit on their foray into supporting hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive. Per a report from the Associated Press, the president’s Energy Department admitted to losing the $139 million...
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The Truth Is Out There – Why Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels Is Here...

Solar, wind, geothermal – there are plenty of alternatives to the fossil fuels powering most things in our lives. Scientists for years have been advising us to seek out and use these alternatives because fossil...
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Obama’s Solar PV Installation Part of a Growing Trend

President Obama’s decision to install American-made solar panels on the first family’s residence was heralded as groundbreaking by many environmentalists. One reason it was so celebrated was because it marked the end of a...
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On Again, Off Again: White House Re-Installs Solar Panels

The Obamas have finally gotten around to installing solar panels on the White House, complementing their other green initiatives, including an organic vegetable farm. This is not the first time solar panels have graced the...

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