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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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East Antarctica is melting from above and below

East Antarctica is melting from above and below

Two new studies of different ice shelves have seen major melting that could portend a less stable future for the region.

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The Arctic is a seriously weird and scary place right now

The Arctic is a seriously weird and scary place right now

Intense warmth in both the air and oceans is driving the mini-meltdown at a time when Arctic sea ice should be rapidly growing.

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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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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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World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

The U.K. wind energy industry received a boost this week with the announcement of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, to be built off the northeast coast.

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Study says ‘hydricity’ could boost the use of renewables

Study says ‘hydricity’ could boost the use of renewables

Electricity storage in large batteries is often cited as one solution, but scientists at Purdue University think they’ve found a better one — ”hydricity.”

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Keystone XL proponents ask for 'pause'. Hoping for Republican president?

Keystone XL proponents ask for ‘pause’. Hoping for Republican president?

TransCanada Corp. has asked the State Department to suspend its review of the company’s permit application for its controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

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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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Study: China may have overestimated carbon emissions since 2000

Study: China may have overestimated carbon emissions since 2000

Carbon dioxide emissions in China may have been overestimated since 2000.