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Report: Solar could power 40% of US electricity by 2035

Today News || A new federal report says solar energy has the potential to power up to 40% of the…

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UK opens public inquiry into proposed new deep coal mine

Today News || The U.K. has opened a public inquiry into plans for the country’s first new deep coal mine…

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UN hails end of poisonous leaded gas use in cars worldwide

Fitness & Health: The U.N. environment office says Algeria has become the last country in the world to stop selling…

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EXPLAINER: Western states face first federal water cuts

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — U.S. officials on Monday are expected to declare the first-ever water shortage from a river…

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Hydrogen-powered vehicles: A realistic path to clean energy?

Today News || CANTON, Ohio — Each morning at a transit facility in Canton, Ohio, more than a dozen buses…

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Greenland suspends oil exploration because of climate change

Today News || The left-leaning government of Greenland has decided to suspend all oil exploration off the world’s largest island,…

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Pipeline foes gear up for large northern Minnesota protest

Today News || Environmental and tribal groups opposed to Enbridge Energy’s ongoing effort to replace its aging Line 3 crude…

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Groups accuse Tennessee Valley Authority of misusing funds

Today News || Four environmental organizations are asking the Tennessee Valley Authority’s internal watchdog to investigate whether the nation’s largest…

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Poland defies EU court ruling to close major lignite mine

Today News || Officials in Poland have defied an injunction by the top European Union court, saying that the ordered…

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Biden’s solar ambitions collide with China labor complaints

Today News || BEIJING — The Biden administration’s solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on…

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