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Trump’s auto rollback will eliminate 13,500 jobs

According to the administration’s own math, the pollution rules could eliminate jobs, discourage driving, and inflict billions in damage.
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Goldman Sachs is fighting climate change. Is the UN?

Bankers on Wall Street brought the best news for the climate this week. What’s even happening?
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Peter Dykstra: Icebreaker

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Trump stays fixated on his Alabama error as hurricane pounds the Carolinas

For a fourth straight day, Trump’s White House sought to clean up the president’s mistaken warnings to Alabama, releasing statements, disseminating alternative hurricane maps and attacking the media.
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Peter Dykstra: The Trump & Boris Show

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Peter Dykstra: Trump’s Midsummer Night’s Hallucination

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Peter Dykstra: Trump’s global soulmates

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Peter Dykstra: President Trump’s stealthiest environmental attack may be his biggest.

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is the most sweeping environmental law on America's books.

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An oil and gas group calls the tune at the Interior Department

Behind the scenes, critics say, the Western Energy Alliance is driving the agenda of the department, helping oil and gas companies gain easier access to federal lands.
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