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Buyers of brand-new homes face £20,000 bill to make them greener

Critics say the costs could have been avoided if ministers had agreed to bring in low-carbon standards sooner
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A big green turnaround

Hope you're enjoying America's first weekend under Joe Biden. Is it too soon for a little Trump-era nostalgia?

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www.eenews.net
Toxics

Biden's first 100 days: What's coming on energy

President Biden took executive actions yesterday repealing the Keystone XL pipeline permit, rejoining the Paris climate accord and reviewing energy rules across federal agencies. What's next?
Justice

Under Joe Biden and Deb Haaland, activists hope for a focus on environmental racism

Environmental justice activists hope that the Biden administration will focus on an often-overlooked issue: environmental racism.
Toxics

UK: George Eustice says water firms must cut sewage releases into rivers and sea

Environment secretary says water companies too reliant on overflows discharging pollution after storms.

www.post-gazette.com
Toxics

Comments on carbon-cutting plan show industry divided over Pennsylvania’s energy future

While several state business lobbying groups panned the carbon pricing proposal, major companies said it will offer a fair pathway to cleaner energy.   
theintercept.com
Justice

Climate groups begin vying for power in Biden era

As the BlueGreen Alliance gears up for a big staff expansion, debates around carbon capture, natural gas, and nuclear energy resurface.
www.hcn.org
Toxics

New wind projects power local budgets in Wyoming

As the pandemic hit the fossil fuel industry, renewable energy projects filled community coffers.
www.bloomberg.com
Justice

The fight for the future of the borderlands

Under a Biden administration, what will become of Trump’s partially constructed border wall — and the communities and ecosystems that live around it? 
Toxics

Biden's extremely busy Day 1 on climate change

The new president spent much of his first day in office signing orders, staffing up departments and laying plans for the days ahead.
www.washingtonpost.com
Justice

Tracking environmental actions under Biden

President Biden is already unwinding Donald Trump’s environmental legacy, while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
www.nytimes.com
Toxics

Buttigieg’s climate promises: What could he actually do?

The Transportation Department, which holds sway over planes, trains and automobiles, faces limits on how it spends money. Still, here are five possible steps.
Toxics

Restoring environmental rules rolled back by Trump could take years

President Biden has promised to reinstate more than 100 rules and regulations aimed at environmental protection that his predecessor rolled back. It won’t happen overnight.
www.nytimes.com
Toxics

The Paris climate agreement: What you need to know

President Biden’s decision to return to the climate pact fulfills a campaign pledge, but the United States has some catching up to do.
www.wired.com
Toxics

Biden returns the US to the Paris Climate Accord. Will it matter?

Biden’s first-day actions signal that he’s serious about global warming. But he’s got to make up for four years of lost time.
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The push for standing forest protections in US climate policy

Researchers say "proforestation" policies are the fastest and most effective way to draw excess CO2 out of the atmosphere.

Op-ed: Could paint be harming your health?

An endocrine-disrupting chemical lurks in paint – but safer options are available.

Op-ed: A push for answers about the environmental causes of child cancer

A first-of-its kind study aims to tease out the link between pollution and cancer in children.

Unplugged: Abandoned oil and gas wells leave the ocean floor spewing methane

The Gulf of Mexico is littered with tens of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells, and toothless regulation leaves climate warming gas emissions unchecked.

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