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Yes, Biden can take on China and climate change at the same time

The Biden administration has reversed course on much of the Trump administration's foreign policy, but largely shares its view that China's authoritarian political system and global ambitions are a threat to U.S. interests.

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The Heat Belt is a glimpse into a climate-changed America

While we can't say that this week's staggering cold temperatures in Texas and elsewhere in the South were caused by climate change, it is certainly a harbinger of the wild and unpredictable weather that altering the Earth's climate will bring.

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The Biden administration should modify the electric vehicle tax credit

If you packed 100 policy wonks and environmental scientists into one room and asked about the most effective way to fight climate change, you would likely receive 100 different answers.

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Michael Camp: The Biden administration should restore the Endangered Species Act to full strength

Trump has weakened the Endangered Species Act again and again. Biden can undo all that at once.

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The SEC should require companies to disclose financial risks due to climate change

Mandating that companies disclose climate risks is an immediately implementable policy with far-reaching benefits.

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Want to address climate change? Use science fiction and imagination

A polar bear on melting ice: It's a favorite image of nature documentaries and charity ads alike, never failing to put you in the emotional dumps for a simple reason - it forces you to grapple with a changing world, a darker future.

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Murder hornets: Washington state officials are trying to find their nest before “slaughter phase.”

Washington state officials are on a frantic search to find the hornets’ nest before they start destroying honeybee hives.
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We are already in our climate change bunkers

Wildfires, hurricanes, a bizarre, deadly mosquito - plenty of things are forcing us indoors.

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Napa winemakers are trying to fight climate change

Climate change now poses an existential threat to cabernet and other quintessential Napa wines.

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Trump's immigration order shows how the right could shift on climate change

Sooner or later, they'll stop denying the problem and start using it to their advantage.
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Republicans try to block BlackRock from considering climate risk in coronavirus economic rescue

As the pandemic itself has demonstrated, failing to properly assess risks can lead to disastrous outcomes.
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