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Articles by Bobby Magill

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Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

Trump budget eviscerates climate and clean energy programs

The Budget Blueprint would cut more than 50 programs from the EPA, including Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

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Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump revives Keystone XL, Dakota access pipelines

Trump breathes new life into projects that were halted by Obama and vehemently opposed by environmental and Native American groups.

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US designates electric vehicle charging corridors over 40,000kms of highways

US designates electric vehicle charging corridors over 40,000kms of highways

White House announces 48 electric vehicle charging corridors along 25,000 miles of major U.S. highways to help cut emissions.

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US natural gas emissions to surpass those of coal in 2016

US natural gas emissions to surpass those of coal in 2016

CO2 emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in US will surpass those from burning coal – the globe’s chief climate polluter.

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Artificial leaf turns CO2 emissions into fuel

Artificial leaf turns CO2 emissions into fuel

What if humans could invent a leaf-like solar cell that could turn carbon dioxide pollution from the atmosphere into fuel for electric power plants?

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US, Mexico, Canada to commit to 50% clean energy by 2025

US, Mexico, Canada to commit to 50% clean energy by 2025

The US, Mexico and Canada to collectively generate 50% of their electricity from zero-carbon sources by 2025.

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Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply more than a quarter of its electricity by 2030, according to an MIT study.

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Better health a key benefit of renewables, study says

Better health a key benefit of renewables, study says

A new study says there’s another important benefit to renewables development: cost savings from cleaner air that saves lives.

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Coal use falls further as China plans massive layoffs

Coal use falls further as China plans massive layoffs

China on Monday reported that its coal consumption dropped 3.7 percent between 2014 and 2015 as the country grapples with a struggling economy and urban air pollution.

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Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

There was a huge global spike in one of the most potent greenhouse gases driving climate change over the last decade, and the U.S. may be the biggest culprit.

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U.S. coal production dropped to 30-year low in 2015

U.S. coal production dropped to 30-year low in 2015

Coal production in the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to low natural gas prices and climate policies.