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The Supreme Court’s Obscure Procedural Ruling in Baltimore's Climate Case, Explained
Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court's minor procedural ruling in the Baltimore climate case, and its potentially major implications.
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All Eyes on Weymouth as FERC Signals Interest in Environmental Justice
FERC decisions on the Weymouth compressor in Massachusetts could have huge implications for natural gas projects all over the country.
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Ohio Passes Fossil Fuel-backed Anti-protest Legislation

Ohio Passes Fossil Fuel-backed Anti-protest Legislation

The bill would criminalize protests by groups and individuals at pipelines and other energy infrastructure.
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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

The Biden-Harris administration's first environmental racism challenge may be Formosa's $9.4 billion petrochemical 'ethane cracker' in St James Parish, Louisiana.
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“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.”

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.
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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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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.
Will Portland’s Summer of Unrest Reshape City Politics?

Will Portland’s Summer of Unrest Reshape City Politics?

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Like many communities around the country, Portland is grappling with the question of whether protests and organizing can bring meaningful political change.
Aerial view of forest fire

Hawaii’s Maui County Takes Big Oil to Court Over Climate Crisis

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The county joins 23 other American communities suing fossil fuel firms for climate damages.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: The statue Contemplation of Justice by sculptor James Earle Fraser stands on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court which ruled that LGBTQ people can not be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. With Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Neil Gorsuch joining the Democratic appointees, the court ruled 6-3 that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Will Hear Fossil Fuel’s Appeal of Baltimore’s Climate Lawsuit

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The court's decision to consider a narrow legal question in the suit was unexpected.