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Most Trump environmental rollbacks will take years to be reversed

A new administration could renew the U.S. commitment to the Paris climate agreement, strengthen air pollution standards, and more. But that will take time.
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Want to know whether the world can avert catastrophe? Watch the recovery plans

As countries begin rolling out plans to restart their economies, the three biggest producers of planet-warming gases — the European Union, the United States and China — are writing scripts that push humanity in very different directions.

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COVID-19 is changing the face of the energy business

Even once the world picks up again, the basics of the energy business will reflect the legacy of the 2020 pandemic.
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G.O.P. coronavirus message: Crisis is a Green New Deal preview

As the economy melts down, embattled conservatives are testing a political response: saying Democratic climate policies would bring similar pain.
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The Trump administration is reversing nearly 100 environmental rules. Here's the full list

A New York Times analysis found more than 60 environmental policies officially rolled back under Mr. Trump and another 34 rollbacks still in progress.
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Paris climate agreement failure may cost global economy $600tn this century

Nations' failure to fulfill the promises they made in the Paris climate agreement to make drastic emissions cuts could cost the global economy as much as $600 trillion this century, new analysis showed Tuesday.

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Facing the climate crisis, three books offer some ambitious proposals

Hope Jahren’s “The Story of More,” Christina Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac’s “The Future We Choose” and Solomon Goldstein-Rose’s “The 100% Solution” offer some novel approaches to global warming.
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Coronavirus delays key global climate talks

This year’s United Nations-sponsored climate talks, widely regarded as the most important climate meeting of the last four years, were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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In negotiations, givers are smarter than takers

Generosity is a sign of intelligence, and givers are the rising tide that lifts all boats.
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Banks are still funneling billions of dollars into fossil fuels

Bank financing for companies that are planning new coal, oil, and gas extraction increased 40% from 2018 to 2019, despite warnings that we need to stop burning these fuels.
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Covering your climate: Emerald Corridor tries flipping the switch on CO2

The latest entry in our ongoing “Covering Your Climate: The Emerald Corridor" special report looks at what the Pacific Northwest is doing to mitigate climate change.

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U.K. court blocks Heathrow Airport expansion on environmental grounds

The Court of Appeal said the government failed to take its climate change commitments into account, a decision that carries global implications.

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Nevada, South Carolina and other primary voters say climate change is a top concern

“We can’t just say we’ll let another generation deal with it,” says one South Carolina voter.
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