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Peter Dykstra: Midterms go eco-AWOL

Climate and environmental issues were deeply impacted by the midterm elections, but once again, were absent from any prominent discussion

Every 45 minutes or so on Election Day, I was treated to the televised strains of "Come Fly With Me," a 1957 crooners' standard made famous by Frank Sinatra.

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The House Science Committee may soon become... pro-science

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Midterm Election Voters Shot Down a Carbon Tax, But It'll Rise Again

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Environment issues figure in many 2018 mid-term races, ballots

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Environmental groups shift strategies to win support for candidates in midterms

Conservation groups are linking the threat of global warming to health care and other prominent issues as they seek to win more support for candidates backing climate change policies in the midterms.

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LCV says Carlos Curbelo’s climate change record took a step back

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