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America argues over climate change

Not long after President Donald Trump appointed climate change deniers to the country’s highest posts was the country hit by the strongest hurricane ever. Even the Republican mayor of Miami finds himself at odds...

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Climate change denier to head EPA

Scott Pruitt has been picked to head the US Environmental Protection Agency. An attorney general from Oklahoma, Pruitt is an unapologetic climate change denier with close ties to the oil industry. He’s expected to...

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Obama’s war on coal

The United States is going after CO2 emissions, announcing that it will reduce them by 30 per cent by 2030. Coal-fired power plants will be the most affected. Critics of the plan accuse President...

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When biofuels become a biohazard

Blending more ethanol into fuel to cut air pollution from vehicles carries a hidden risk that toxic or even explosive gases may find their way into buildings, according to researchers at Rice University. Those...