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Coal comeback? Trump plan would breathe new life into aging power plants – USA TODAY

CLOSE President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama administration efforts to combat coal, gas and oil emissions even as world leaders are set to gather in Poland to fine tune the 2015 landmark global climate deal reached in Paris. (Nov….

New York State Reaches Landmark Deal on Green New Deal-Style Climate Bill

If enacted, the bill would make New York the second big state — after California — to go for 100 percent carbon neutrality by midcentury. New York lawmakers reached a deal late Sunday night to pass one of the most…

Trump’s DOI Axing 7,500 Regs To Expand Fishing/Hunting On Federal Lands

Trump’s Cabinet is putting his America First policies into place, including at the Department of Interior, where Secretary David Bernhardt announced a plan to open up more than 1.4 million acres of federal land through the elimination of some 7,500…

Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope tells oil execs – National Catholic Reporter

Vatican City — Faced with a climate emergency, the world must act immediately to mitigate global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and avoid committing “a brutal act of injustice” on the poor and future generations, Pope Francis told a group…

UMass Amherst cell biologist chosen for Pew Scholars Biomedical Research Program

(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) University of Massachusetts Amherst biologist Lillian Fritz-Laylin is one of 22 early-career researchers selected for the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, the Pew Charitable Trusts announced Friday, June 14, 2019.