Fracking jobs will disappear, Pennsylvania has to manage the decline

The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania is worried about its future — and rightfully so.

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Climate

Trent Zimmerman and Philip Dunne: Investing in coal power would be an expensive mistake

The UK has enormous capacity to increase its energy supply from offshore wind. Australia too has vast potential for wind and solar power.

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Climate

Parched Taiwan prays for rain as Sun Moon Lake is hit by drought

Taiwan has had drought before but observers are hoping the severity of this one – which has lasted 18 months, and threatens Taiwan's economic lifeblood of semiconductor production – is enough to prompt real action on climate change.

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Climate

London earns official status as "bird-friendly" city

Bird populations in North America have declined by three billion over the past 50 years - nearly the population of China and India combined.

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'Jugular' of the U.S. fuel pipeline system shuts down after cyberattack

The infiltration of a major fuel pipeline is "the most significant, successful attack on energy infrastructure we know of."
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E-commerce mega-warehouses, a smog source, face new pollution rule

A plan aimed at the nation’s largest cluster of warehouses is designed to spur electrification of pollution-spewing diesel trucks and could set a template for restrictions elsewhere.
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Op-ed: New EPA coolant rule is a no-brainer for addressing the climate crisis

The EPA’s new rule will likely be a drop in the bucket for consumers but a huge step forward on global climate action.
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Biden's plan would boost conservation of US lands, waters

The Biden administration on Thursday detailed steps to achieve an ambitious goal to conserve nearly one-third of America's lands and waters by 2030, relying on voluntary efforts to preserve public, private and tribal areas while also helping tackle climate change and create jobs.

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After another leak, EPA probes whether Limetree refinery poses ‘an imminent risk to people’s health’ on St. Croix

The EPA said Thursday it was weighing whether a controversial refinery on St. Croix posed "an imminent risk to people's health" after a third accident in the span of three months sickened local residents and forced some schools to close.

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Climate

Biden promises to 'build back better.' Some climate experts see trouble

Critics say the administration hasn’t defined a clear climate resilience strategy and has been slow to fill key jobs to coordinate that work.
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Will Oklahoma disrupt Biden's 100% clean energy goal?

Reaching President Biden's goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035 would require a massive shift away from fossil fuels across the U.S. - including in red states.

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Meet 5 Republican AGs fighting Biden on climate

Republican attorneys general have a powerful tool for fighting President Biden's early actions on climate change: multistate lawsuits.
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Why climate change is a ticking economic time bomb (and what we can do about it)

Climate change is already taking a financial toll on the planet, with extreme weather events costing the global economy $146 billion in 2019, according to insurer Swiss Re.

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Historic church rises from the waters after being submerged for 40 years

As the waters of a central lake in Mexico dried up, what emerged was the lost Church of the Virgin of Dolores, which disappeared more than 40 years ago.

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Freedom, farming and food security

Across the world, people are having to rethink the way they grow food in the face of the impacts of climate change and industrial agriculture.

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Climate change, chaos, and cannibalism

Forty eight years ago, a sci-fi thriller predicted a future with all three—in the year 2022.

U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.

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Fertility & Environmental Justice: A conversation with Shanna Swan and Annie Hoang

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Can marine protected areas reduce marine disease?

EHN talked to marine disease experts about the role of increasing ocean protection in combating rising disease rates.

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