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Human success at the expense of other species is “a pretty awful legacy.”

Author Elizabeth Kolbert challenges us to see human history through the eyes of other animals.

By David Roberts@drvox

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Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought.

Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought

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Rick Perry’s plan to subsidize coal and nuclear plants is bonkers.

The Trump administration has not typically put a premium on transparency or fealty to empirical fact. So it was somewhat puzzling when the Department of Energy released its long-awaited study of power grid reliability in August and it looked ... mostly normal.

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The most effective clean energy policy gets the least love.

by David Roberts@drvox

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The rumors that Trump was changing course on the Paris climate accord, explained.

The rumors that Trump was changing course on the Paris climate accord, explained

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Hillary Clinton’s “coal gaffe” is a microcosm of her twisted treatment by the media.

Hillary Clinton’s “coal gaffe” is a microcosm of her twisted treatment by the media

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Want more clean energy? Focus on people, not technology

Energy decisions can be deeply personal. We need to listen to households and communities before we prescribe their energy transition.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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.

The political, media, and community response to our Fractured investigation

From a media blitz to calls for statewide drilling bans, here's a look at the fallout and impacts so far from EHN's investigation of western Pennsylvania fracking impacts.

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