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Energy & the Environment

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Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo

With the coal industry dying, public officials are promoting fracking and petrochemicals. Activists are working to demonstrate that the region’s real economic future is green. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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As dire climate change projections mount, one in four members of Congress is invested in oil, gas, or coal interests. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Richard Drew/AP Photo

The mega-bank has created 61 different off-balance-sheet corporations with help from companies based in the Cayman Islands. That looks in no way shady! Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The bank had denied for months that it was behind the sale of El Paso Electric. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo

Indoor air pollution is a silent killer that merits more attention from state and federal regulators. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

For 11 straight weeks, Fonda has led Fire Drill Fridays, an effort to wake up Congress about the dangers of the climate crisis. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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EPA vacancies show lack of commitment to criminal enforcement, experts say. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Appalachians Against Pipelines

The protests, intended to slow down the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia and West Virginia, are now in their second year. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Charles Gorry/AP Photo

Like the original New Deal, a Green New Deal can be a long deferred source of national planning for regional economic and environmental balance. Read more

Green New Deal

Presidential candidate and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has become the Democrats’ leading drum-beater for nuclear power. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel–friendly Democratic Texas Representative Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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NASA

A socially just Green New Deal is far more feasible than skeptics think, as policy and technology. The challenge is the politics. Read more

Green New Deal

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Jason Schneider

The urgent is attainable, and at entirely affordable cost. Read more

Green New Deal

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Derrick Z. Jackson

Priority for abused communities must pervade every aspect of a Green New Deal. Read more

Green New Deal

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Jason Schneider

Electric cars will eventually be all cars, but the speed by which they displace conventional cars will depend on making them affordable for low- and middle-income drivers. Read more

Green New Deal

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Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images

Industrial strategy is back. Let’s use it to tackle the greatest challenge of our time. Read more

Green New Deal

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Elaine Thompson/AP Images

In the face of a federal default on climate, the initiative passes to governors. Read more

Green New Deal

How the first New Deal remade America Read more

Green New Deal

A short Q&A with the environmentalist and founder of 350.org Read more

Green New Deal

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Keith Srakocic/AP Photo

A carbon tax can work if we fairly distribute the proceeds. Read more

Green New Deal