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Trump Administration Eases Regulation Of Methane Leaks On Public Lands

The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.

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California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Clean Electric Power By 2045

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill mandating that ambitious goal on Monday. He also issued an executive order calling for statewide carbon neutrality by the same year.

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In Germany, Construction Has Begun On Controversial New Russian Gas Pipeline

Construction began in May on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will enable Russia to boost its natural gas exports to Europe. President Trump has warned that it will make Germany "captive to Russia."

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A 55-Square-Mile Wind Farm Is Now Operating Off England's Shore

The owners say it's the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Each of its 87 turbines stands more than twice as tall as the entire Statue of Liberty.

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What Happens When A.I. Takes The Wheel?

In his new book Autonomy, Larry Burns, formerly with General Motors, argues that self-driving, electric cars are inevitable. In an interview with NPR, he addresses the now — and the future.

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Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights

Oil and gas pipeline opponents have a new legal strategy. They're encouraging states to exercise rights granted in the Clean Water Act to stop new pipeline construction.

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Board Upholds Water Quality Permit Denial For Longview Coal Terminal

A state board upheld the denial of a key water quality permit for the Millennium Bulk Terminals project — a proposed $680 million coal shipping facility in Longview, Washington.

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Paul Gilding: How Do We Continue To Grow If The Earth Has Reached Its Limit?

Environmental activist Paul Gilding says the world has been growing too fast for too long. And now...the Earth is full. The only solution, he says, is to radically change the way we consume.

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Hot Weather Spells Trouble For Nuclear Power Plants In Europe

Multiple nuclear power facilities in Europe have reduced their electricity production because seawater, which is used to keep the reactors cool, has been warmer than usual.

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California Company Reaches $119.5 Million Settlement Over Massive Gas Leak

For months, starting in late 2015, a gas leak in Los Angeles spewed methane into the air. The Southern California Gas Company has agreed to reimburse local governments and mitigate the damage.