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Pressure grows on Boris Johnson over UK carbon emissions plan

Boris Johnson is facing a fresh test of his green commitments as the UK prepares to submit its national plan on future carbon emissions, before crucial UN climate negotiations. Pressure is growing on the prime minister to come up with…

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump rejects Pa. storm aid after threatening ‘bad’ governor

President Trump has denied federal disaster aid to Pennsylvania for Tropical Storm Isaias. The denial was issued three weeks after Trump vowed retribution against the state’s Democratic governor for imposing restrictions to contain the pandemic.

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump rejects Pa. storm aid after threatening ‘bad’ governor

President Trump has denied federal disaster aid to Pennsylvania for Tropical Storm Isaias. The denial was issued three weeks after Trump vowed retribution against the state’s Democratic governor for imposing restrictions to contain the pandemic.

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CONGRESS: House may probe Trump links to polluting industries

For the past four years, Trump administration officials and polluting companies have been largely shielded from congressional oversight by a norm-breaking White House that discouraged agencies from cooperating with Democrats, even after they gained control of the House in 2018.

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Revealed: Covid recovery plans threaten global climate hopes

The prospect of a global green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is hanging in the balance, as countries pour money into the fossil fuel economy to stave off a devastating recession, an analysis for the Guardian reveals. Meanwhile, promises of…

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ELECTION 2020: Young climate voters fueled Democratic sweep in Colo.

Democrats this week swept the Colorado elections on the heels of an unprecedented wildfire season, expanding their majority in the Legislature and securing control of both U.S. Senate seats and the state’s presidential vote.