Biden Administration to Repeal Trump Rule Aimed at Curbing E.P.A.’s Power

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:49
The cost-benefit rule limited the way the E.P.A. could justify clean air regulations.
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William R. Harris Dies at 79; Hoped to Curb Risks of Nuclear War

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 17:12
A lawyer and policy analyst, he studied ways to forestall energy crises and other catastrophes. He died of Covid-19.
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Crackdown on Emissions ‘Defeat Devices’ Has Amateur Racers Up in Arms

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 13:07
A recent court decision against a maker of aftermarket parts, coupled with the new possibility of criminal charges, has jolted an industry.
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Colonial Pipeline Begins Restart: Latest News on the Shutdown

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 10:05
While drivers scrambled for fuel, Colonial Pipeline said supplies would resume flowing from Texas to the East Coast in the coming days.
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Tesla's U-Turn on Bitcoin Raises Questions of Its Stability

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:41
Elon Musk said Tesla would stop accepting Bitcoin as payment for cars, citing environmental reasons, a move that sent the price of the cryptocurrency plunging.
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Pipeline Hack Points to Growing Cybersecurity Risk for Energy System

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 03:00
Energy infrastructure has increasingly come under assault, and analysts said the attack that cut off fuel supplies this week should be a “wake-up call.”
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How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:39
Reliance on the pipeline has grown as rising domestic production of oil and gas has led to reduced refining capacity in the Northeast.
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E.P.A. Data Shows Climate Change's Impact on Americans

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:02
New data compiled by the E.P.A. shows how global warming is making life harder for Americans in myriad ways that threaten their health, safety and homes.
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The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:15
Definitive answers to the big questions.
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A breakthrough for U.S. wind power

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:39
After long delays, the nation’s first big offshore project has won approval
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What if Space Junk and Climate Change Become the Same Problem?

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:38
Changes to the atmosphere caused by carbon dioxide emissions could increase the amount of debris that stays in orbit.
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Biden Administration Approves Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 06:43
The Vineyard Wind project, off the coast of Massachusetts, would generate enough electricity to power 400,000 homes.
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SoftBank Breaks Records, But Can It Last?

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 06:00
What a difference a year makes.
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How Hospitals Can Help Patients and the Planet

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 05/12/2021 - 03:00
Health care systems are trying to answer the central question of how to care for patients when climate change threatens their ability to remain open.
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For Clean Energy, Buy American or Buy It Quick and Cheap?

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 16:10
President Biden says slowing climate change will create jobs. Tension between unions and environmentalists shows it’s not so simple.
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The Price They Pay for Your Perfect Vacation Photo

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 05/11/2021 - 00:59
Scientists are concerned about unregulated feeding of ocean wildlife by tour operators.
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Gas Flaring Declined in 2020, Study Finds

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 20:26
A new report offers a detailed picture of flaring around the world, with steep declines in some areas and surprising increases in others.
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Why California Is Planning to Ban Fracking

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 18:00
Tuesday: A conversation with state officials about Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban fracking and phase out oil extraction in California.
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The Birds and the Buoys: Using Googly Eyes to Avert Extinction

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 09:47
A pair of looming eyes could scare away seabirds from fishing nets in which they are often entangled.
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Surviving in Isolation, Where the Steppe Has Turned to Sand

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 09:02
In the Russian republic of Kalmykia, the encroaching desert has transformed the landscape. “Nature,” one farmer said, “is forcing us to leave.”
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