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Giant Shipper Bets Big On Ending Its Carbon Emissions. Will It Pay Off?

Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, has set a massive goal for itself: going carbon-neutral by 2050. This would be good for the world. But how would it be good for the bottom line?

Environment | Energy | Nation

A Weakened Tropical Depression Barry Creeps North, But Heavy Rain Remains A Concern

Forecasters estimate rainfall over south-central Louisiana at about 6 to 12 inches, and isolated maximum rainfall could reach up to 20 inches, posing potential "dangerous, life-threatening flooding."

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Jordan Cove LNG Plans Not Good Enough For People Or Environment, Oregon Says

Oregon agencies reviewed the economic, environmental, and social impacts of the proposed LNG export terminal and pipeline in southwest Oregon. 

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France Plans To Put An 'Ecotax' On Nearly All Air Travel

The new tax could bring some $200 million that would be used to support modes of travel that pollute less — such as trains.

Environment | Energy | Election | Nation

Trump Touts 'Environmental Leadership,' Even As D.C. Has Floods And Critics Pounce

In an East Room event that played like a campaign rally, President Trump touted his push for clean air and "crystal clear" water. He made no mention of climate change, a growing concern for voters.

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Puerto Rico Harnesses The Power Of The Sun For A Renewable Energy Future

Puerto Rico has a plan to rebuild its energy grid and move to 100% renewable power by 2050. Many communities are working toward that themselves, without help from the government.

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'I Don't Feel Safe': Puerto Rico Preps For Next Storm Without Enough Government Help

Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria, the government has made vast improvements and residents have worked together to clean up their communities, but Puerto Rico remains extremely vulnerable.

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Tesla Led The Charge, But More Premium Electric Vehicles Are Arriving

With new offerings from Audi, Jaguar and Porsche, Tesla is no longer the only game in town for people looking to drop big bucks on a high-performance electric vehicle.

Science | Environment | Energy

North Carolina Tries To Clean Up Its Electricity

North Carolina's governor is promising to quickly cut greenhouse emissions but will need to convince Duke Energy, the state's dominant utility, to abandon coal and gas in favor of solar and wind.

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Southern Oregon Turns Out To Weigh In On Controversial LNG Project

A sense of deja vu permeated a hearing Wednesday in Medford, where opponents and supporters of the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project gave testimony to federal regulators.