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How 1 Company Pulls Carbon From The Air, Aiming To Avert A Climate Catastrophe

A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.

Election | Economy | Energy | Business | World

Oil Prices Jump After OPEC Agrees To Bigger-Than-Expected Production Cut

Ignoring pressure from President Trump to keep the oil flowing, OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production. They hope to stem a 30 percent drop in oil prices in the past month.

Environment | Nation | Energy

Trump Administration Aims to Boost Energy Production, Cut Protections for Sage Grouse

The Interior Department is moving forward on revisions to Obama-era conservation plans for the greater sage grouse. The changes would ease restrictions on energy development.

Environment | Nation | Energy | Business

Trump's EPA Plans To Ease Carbon Emissions Rule For New Coal Plants

The Trump administration wants to reverse a rule that would have required new coal plants to have expensive technology to capture their carbon dioxide emissions.

Environment | Flora and Fauna | Energy | Science

Trump Administration Says Companies Can 'Incidentally Harass' Marine Mammals

It's a decision opposed by environmental groups, who say the blasts could harm marine animals, and some coastal communities, who fear it could be a precursor to offshore drilling.

Environment | Nation | Energy | Business

2 Years After Standing Rock Protests, Tensions Remain But Oil Business Booms

Legal battles and local tensions persist two years after the North Dakota prairie was filled with thousands of indigenous and environmental protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Environment | Nation | Energy | Business

After Struggles, North Dakota Grows Into Its Ongoing Oil Boom

The U.S. recently became the world's biggest producer of crude oil. The ongoing oil boom has transformed Great Plains towns like Watford City, North Dakota.

Environment | World | Energy

French President Holds Firm On Clean-Energy Goals, Despite Protests

A grassroots movement in France, the mostly working-class "yellow vests," objects to new gasoline taxes. French President Emmanuel Macron says he sympathizes, but the tax will stand.

Environment | World | Economy | Energy | Business

The U.K. Economy Is Growing — But Its Energy Use Is Shrinking

The United Kingdom's total energy use has dropped 10 percent since 2002, unlike other EU countries. It's a quiet victory in the fight against climate change. It's also a bit mysterious.

Environment | local | News | Energy

Study Finds Kalama Methanol Plant Would Reduce Global Carbon Emissions

A new study finds a controversial fossil fuel refinery proposed in Southwest Washington would actually reduce global carbon emissions.


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