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Quick and dirty cash

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 10:04
The pandemic has left many countries deeper in debt. One way out is to sell more fossil fuels.
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Companies Like Nexii Are Betting on Sustainable Construction

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 03:00
Nexii Building Solutions in Vancouver is having significant early success, though there are potential pitfalls.
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Biden to Pause New Solar Tariffs as White House Aims to Boost Adoption

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 16:34
Critics said the move would shortcut an investigation by the Commerce Department, which has been considering whether to impose the tariffs as part of a trade case against Chinese companies.
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Tropical Storm Alex Drifts Into the Atlantic After Flooding Florida

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 15:03
The storm brought rain and strong winds to Bermuda before becoming a post-tropical cyclone.
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Hurricane Agatha Is Set to Hit Southern Mexico Today

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 05:27
With sustained winds of up to 110 miles per hour, Agatha, the first named storm in the eastern Pacific this year, was threatening the Mexican state of Oaxaca on Monday, forecasters said.
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Biden Has ‘Only Bad Options’ for Bringing Down Oil Prices

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 06/05/2022 - 21:29
The president’s trip to Saudi Arabia is unlikely to reduce oil and gasoline prices, and it is not clear that anything else he might do would work, either.
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Are Highest in Human History

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 20:16
Humans pumped 36 billion tons of the planet-warming gas into the atmosphere in 2021, more than in any previous year. It comes from burning oil, gas and coal.
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A Hotter World

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 19:54
Climate change’s effects are already unequal.
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Fossil-Fuel Shares Lead the Stock Market. How Awkward.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 16:43
If you want to make money in the market but also be a responsible citizen in a warming world, you’re in a tough spot. But there are some promising options, our columnist says.
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California Takes Steps to Force Residents to Heed Water Restrictions

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 06/03/2022 - 10:09
One district has gotten tough with residents who repeatedly flout the rules: Their taps have been slowed to trickle.
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Europe’s Russian Oil Ban Could Overhaul Global Energy Market

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 10:59
The effort could hurt Russia but could also help drive up already high oil prices, hurting the global economy and enriching energy companies.
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E.P.A., Reversing Trump, Will Restore States’ Power to Block Pipelines

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 06/02/2022 - 10:00
A proposed rule would make it easier for state officials and tribal authorities to stop pipelines and other energy projects that could pollute local waters.
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Biden Administration to Cut Costs for Wind and Solar Energy Projects

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 17:18
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said the government would sharply reduce the fees it charges to companies that operate on public lands.
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Biden Administration to Cut Costs for Wind and Solar Energy Projects

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 17:18
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said the government would sharply reduce the fees it charges to companies that operate on public lands.
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Tell Us About Your Bills From a Hurricane or Flood

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:28
As we explore how extreme weather and the climate crisis are affecting Americans, you can help us by detailing what you’ve faced in home repairs and other costs.
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The World’s Largest Plant Is a Self-Cloning Sea Grass in Australia

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:48
The species is called Poseidon’s ribbon weed, and researchers say it has spread to cover an area the size of Cincinnati over the past 4,500 years.
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Student Contest Winner: Energy Empowers Her

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 15:44
Heather Shilton is collaborating with Inuit communities to bring renewable energy to Canada’s northernmost territory.
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Student Contest Winner: Haenyeo, Real-Life Aquawomen

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 15:03
Lee Ji-hye is part of a society of female divers who harvest sea creatures. Pollution and climate change are threatening her livelihood.
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Alaska’s Environmental Battles Are Huge. Here’s Why.

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 10:56
Sometimes, the disputes are like the state itself: huge. Here’s why.
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Trump Policies Sent U.S. Tumbling in a Climate Ranking

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/31/2022 - 07:46
The Environmental Performance Index, published every two years by researchers at Yale and Columbia, found only Denmark and Britain on sustainable paths to net-zero emissions by 2050.
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