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Peter Dykstra: A year into the Biden Administration, environmental hope is sparse

As President Biden completes his first year in the White House, hopes for dramatic change on climate and environment blow away.

Back in the heady days of 1999, NBC gave activist filmmaker Michael Moore an unprecedented opportunity to take on corporate America.

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In Georgia, bloated costs take over a nuclear power plant and a fight looms over who pays
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In Georgia, bloated costs take over a nuclear power plant and a fight looms over who pays

Ballooning cost overruns and construction delays at Georgia Power Co.’s  Vogtle nuclear project threaten to cost the state’s electricity consumers  billions of dollars in the decades to come, a new think tank report concludes. The report, from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, a nonprofit advancing a sustainable energy economy, builds a case […]
Environmental justice concerns loom over Kanawha County ethylene oxide cancer risk reassessment
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Mexican science agency halves recommendation for glyphosate imports this year

Mexican science agency halves recommendation for glyphosate imports this year

Mexico's top science agency has cut its recommendation for maximum glyphosate imports by half this year, urging agriculture businesses to take steps to reach a government target of phasing out the herbicide completely by 2024.
'New era': Australia notches startling southern hemisphere record
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'New era': Australia notches startling southern hemisphere record

One heat reading on Thursday equaled the highest temperature on record in the Southern Hemisphere.
Déjà vu for Indigenous villagers in Brazil as floods leave them homeless again
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Déjà vu for Indigenous villagers in Brazil as floods leave them homeless again

Three years after the collapse of a mining dam forced them from their homes in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, a small community of Pataxó and Pataxó Hãhãhãe Indigenous peoples face yet another disaster-driven displacement. At the start of the year, their village of Naô Xohã, which means “warrior spirit” in their language, was destroyed when […]
Joe Manchin, as viewed from Australia, is the coal man with the fate of the world in his hands
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Joe Manchin, as viewed from Australia, is the coal man with the fate of the world in his hands

A single senator from the coal-rich, dirt poor American state of West Virginia is holding up Joe Biden’s climate agenda and potentially derailing global climate efforts.
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