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Cheswick coal-fired power station, last in Allegheny County, will stay open until April

The 565-megawatt coal-fired power station in Springdale was initially scheduled to retire in mid-September.
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Bill to subsidize sustainable agriculture "prime contender" for reconciliation package

The Growing Climate Solutions Act would help farmers and foresters participate in carbon credit markets. Its opponents say it doesn’t go far enough.
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Could the voting rights fight hinder climate and energy policies?

Communities of color are more likely to support pollution controls, renewable energy and other climate policies than white communities.
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A stronger electricity grid is crucial to cutting carbon. Does that make it green?

A proposal to lay cables beneath the Columbia River is met with skepticism from an Indigenous activist and the river's advocates.

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Eugene Robinson: We are fiddling while the world burns, floods and chokes

Scientists are starting to ask whether we've already reached a tipping point on climate change. The rest of us need to take the possibility seriously.
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Biden’s Bureau of Land Management pick advanced by Senate committee

Republicans say Tracy Stone-Manning’s past affiliation with eco-saboteurs makes her unqualified to run the Bureau of Land Management.
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Mercedes-Benz to shift focus to electric vehicles by 2025

The automaker said it would invest 40 billion euros, or $47 billion, on electric cars, vans and light commercial vehicles by 2030.
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Maine will make companies pay for recycling. Here's how it works

The law aims to take the cost burden of recycling away from taxpayers. One environmental advocate said the change could be “transformative.”
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In deal with Germany, U.S. drops threat to block Russian gas pipelines

The agreement infuriated both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, who accused the Biden administration of being soft on Russia.
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Kate Aronoff: The left is the only reason we’re talking about climate change at all

It’s become fashionable to suggest climate activists are too hard on Joe Biden. Being hard on Joe Biden is what got climate spending into the infrastructure package.
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Bill McKibben: Can a border tax help slow a borderless crisis?

Unfettered free trade helped get us into the climate crisis. Perhaps there’s some poetic justice if restricting it can help with the solution.
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Jose Morey: From el fuego to innovation

Technology innovation is laying the pathway to help humanity in the energy transition we need to mitigate climate change.
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