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Coal is proving quite resilient despite steep declines in some economies

Adapted from BloombergNEF; Chart: Axios Visuals Environment ministers from the G20 face a stark reality as they gather this week in Italy: Coal is proving…

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The C-suite job of the future: Chief purpose officer

To appease employees, customers and shareholders alike, companies are spending time and money grappling with huge social problems like systemic racism, income inequality and climate…

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Harmful western wildfire smoke reaches East Coast

Smoke from the wildfires engulfing the U.S. West and Canada is carrying harmful air pollution as it reaches East Coast cities including New York and…

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Senate Democrats weigh a Plan B for infrastructure negotiations

Senate Democrats are weighing a Plan B if their infrastructure negotiations fail: adding the nearly $600 billion in spending Republicans have already accepted to the…

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Dems flood primary to face Ron Johnson in Wisconsin

Flipping Wisconsin is a top Democratic priority to bolster their razor-thin Senate majority. But before the party gets a shot at GOP Sen. Ron Johnson,…

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Unions want House progressives to support BIden’s bipartisan infrastructure package

Prominent labor groups are urging progressive House lawmakers to stifle their concerns about the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal and give it their full support….

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Wildfires in the West balloon in size amid heat and drought, prompting evacuations

Wildfires across the West dramatically increased in size on Monday into Monday night, with 83 large blazes now burning in the U.S. and about 300…

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“Piiigs iiin Spaaace!”

This story first appeared in Jacobin on July 13, 2021. It is shared here with permission. On June 7, Jeff Bezos announced his plan to go…

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In first interview, Bezos says space flight reinforced commitment to fighting climate change

Jeff Bezos said in an interview hours after flying to suborbital space on Tuesday that there are “no words” to adequately describe the experience, but…

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Wildfires in the West balloon in size amid heat and drought, prompting evacuations

Wildfires across the West dramatically increased in size on Monday into Monday night, with more than 80 large blazes now burning in the U.S. and…

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Firefighting resources pushed to the limit as dozens of wildfires burn across U.S. and Canada

Fire officials are seeing resources stretched to the limit as scores of wildfires burn across the U.S. and Canada amid hot, dry conditions. Threat level:…

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Wildfires and heat wave worsen in West as FEMA director travels to region

FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and “critical” fire weather conditions, Axios…

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House members form alliances in preparation for Senate infrastructure deal

Members of the House are forming alliances and gearing for battle while waiting for the Senate to work out final details of an infrastructure deal….

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After Fatal Floods, Germans Look At How Climate Change And Infrastructure Contributed

A massive cleanup is underway in Germany in areas badly hit by last week’s storms, which caused billions of dollars worth of damage and more…

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Feral Hogs Pollute the Climate as Much as 1 Million Cars Each Year

Nearly two years ago, we all had a hearty laugh about 30 to 50 feral hogs. Turns out that all those pigs aren’t just a…

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Wildfires and heat wave worsen in West as FEMA director travels to region

FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and “critical” fire weather conditions, Axios…

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Wildfires and heat wave worsen in West as FEMA director travels to region

FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and “critical” fire weather conditions, Axios…

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‘A big blow’: Washington’s arms controllers brace for loss of their biggest backer

For the Washington think tanks and foundations that work to control the spread of nuclear weapons, the Doomsday Clock is inching closer to midnight. That’s…

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FEMA chief heads West as large wildfires, heat wave worsen

FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and “critical” fire weather conditions, Axios…

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It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Change Crisis.

ALDEA XUCUP, PANZÓS, Guatemala — Here, in the small Mayan indigenous village of Xucup, men and boys pack tightly and stand in the back of…

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In a summer of apocalyptic weather, concerns emerge over a climate science blind spot

The rapid succession of precedent-shattering extreme weather events in North America and Europe this summer is prompting some scientists to question whether climate extremes are…

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Swing Country: Rural Democrats run from party ahead of 2022 midterms

A growing swath of House Democratic candidates says the party needs to radically improve its heartland appeal to have any hope of keeping power in…

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