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How the Trump administration’s climate denial left its mark on the Arctic Council

Talk of global warming was out, and relations among the eight countries that make up the council, once a highly collaborative group and a steady force for climate action, became dysfunctional.

In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo an uniper coal-fired power plant and BP refinery steam beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

What Germany can teach the US about quitting coal

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‘China’s Erin Brockovich’ goes global to hold Chinese companies accountable

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Love is blind: How Germany’s long romance with cars led to the nation’s biggest clean energy failure

A view of the Grand Canal following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Venice, Italy, May 24, 2020.

The canals are clear thanks to the coronavirus, but Venice’s existential threat Is climate change

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What Germany’s energy revolution can teach the US

Hundreds of wind and solar co-ops have taken on big utilities and shown they can reliably power the grid — and hugely reduce emissions.

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Decades of science denial related to climate change has led to denial of the coronavirus pandemic


After the fossil fuel industry spent hundreds of millions of dollars undermining climate science, it’s easy to see how epidemiology came next.

A large snowy landscape photograph depicts a single dirt road running through the lower half with a large yellow dump truck driving.

On Baffin Island in the fragile Canadian Arctic, an iron ore mine spews black carbon


The Mary River iron mine facility in the frozen landscape of Canada’s Baffin Island wants to quadruple its output by 2025, producing 65.3 metric tons of the super-pollutant.

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Earth’s hottest decade on record marked by extreme storms, deadly wildfires

Climate Change

As global warming intensified, people and ecosystems felt the climate changing, from the hurricane-ravaged coasts to the fast-warming Arctic.

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The Paris climate problem: A dangerous lack of urgency

Climate Change

Most countries aren’t cutting emissions fast enough, and their pledges for the next 10 years fall far short of what’s needed, a new analysis warns.