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Some Republicans say the party needs to tackle climate change

Some GOP lawmakers believe that they must keep up with a changing electorate.
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When America fell in love with light rail

In a time of austere federal funding, cheaper-than-a-subway urban mass transit seemed to make sense.
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Paul Krugman: Trump and his party of pollution

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July 2019 is 'shaping up to be the warmest month ever'

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Profiles in Scourges: Anne Gorsuch. Weekend Reader, Sun. Feb. 11

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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.

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