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Big Oil, Big Profits, Big Brother
The multi-billion-dollar digital services Microsoft provides to the oil and gas industry could help delay the energy transition — and threaten worker privacy.
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Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears
Enbridge is defying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's move to shut down the Line 5 underwater pipeline, which environmentalists and tribes fear could cause an environmental disaster.
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White House Removes Scientists After Rogue Climate Denial Publications
Papers promoting debunked views on climate science were published under the Office of Science and Technology Policy seal without approval. They've now been removed, along with their authors.
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Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in In These Times.
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Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.
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A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

In Florida, Michigan, and Oregon, three Millennial Democrats believe climate action will be a winning issue with conservative voters.
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A reclaimed surface mine in Kentucky. (Credit: Getty/Shuli Hallak)

Kentucky’s Climate Is Suffering. Can the State Slip the Industry Ties that Prevent Change?

Mitch McConnell has long resisted climate action even as the farm and coal sectors suffer, but a growing movement could bring change.
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Will Portland’s Summer of Unrest Reshape City Politics?

Will Portland’s Summer of Unrest Reshape City Politics?

Like many communities around the country, Portland is grappling with the question of whether protests and organizing can bring meaningful political change.
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A Black 'Cancer Alley' Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

A Black ‘Cancer Alley’ Community Makes Gains Against Massive Plastics Plant

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The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die."

“What We’re Talking About Is Whether People Are Going to Live or Die.”

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Environmental groups say the Trump administration's new ethane cracker air pollution standard is far too weak. The petrochemical industry says it's too strong. Both are challenging the rule in court.
Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

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Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in In These Times.
Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

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The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.
A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

A New Generation Is Making Climate Change a Local Election Issue

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In Florida, Michigan, and Oregon, three Millennial Democrats believe climate action will be a winning issue with conservative voters.
A reclaimed surface mine in Kentucky. (Credit: Getty/Shuli Hallak)

Kentucky’s Climate Is Suffering. Can the State Slip the Industry Ties that Prevent Change?

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Mitch McConnell has long resisted climate action even as the farm and coal sectors suffer, but a growing movement could bring change.