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Canada's climate change policies keep its Paris commitments out of reach.

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Arapaho activists pledge to spread Standing Rock message.

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Nebraska regulators approve alternative route for Keystone XL pipeline.

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The winds of resistance are spreading across America.

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Why Reagan's vaunted 'starve the beast' plan failed.

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Trump signs order at the EPA to dismantle environmental protections.

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Berlin plans a new network of bike superhighways.

Twenty years ago, Berlin’s network of sidewalk paths marked it out as one of Europe’s best places to ride a bike. But as the...

The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool.

March 13, 2017 — Recently some U.S. conservative leaders proposed a carbon tax to hedge the risks associated with climate change. We welcome these...

For IPO, Saudi oil company may have to give up some of its secrets.

By CLIFFORD KRAUSSMarch 7, 2017HOUSTON — Saudi Arabia has often been a place of mysteries and intrigue, and its promised initial public offering of the kingdom’s...

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