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Longer Mosquito Seasons Are Contributing To The Spread Of Zika

The amount that the virus has spread thus far may be due to longer mosquito seasons caused by climate change. The post Longer Mosquito Seasons Are Contributing To The Spread Of Zika appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nevada Court Nixes Solar Ballot Bid

Voters will not get a chance to reinstate the old solar rates. The post Nevada Court Nixes Solar Ballot Bid appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Trump May Be Making Republicans Increasingly Doubt Global Warming

Donald Trump says global warming is a hoax and some may be buying into that. The post Trump May Be Making Republicans Increasingly Doubt Global Warming appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Nuclear Power Is Becoming Unprofitable. Should Taxpayers Bail Out The Industry?

Half of existing nuclear power plants are no longer profitable. Should we bail out this heavily subsidized industry because it helps reduce carbon pollution? And is New York's recent bailout way too high? The post Nuclear Power Is Becoming Unprofitable. Should Taxpayers Bail Out The Industry? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Lawsuit Seeks To Keep Oil And Gas Drilling Out Of Protected California Aquifer

"It’s shocking that Gov. Jerry Brown’s oil regulators are supporting the oil industry’s efforts to get federal permission to dump waste into California’s protected aquifers." The post Lawsuit Seeks To Keep Oil And Gas Drilling Out Of Protected California Aquifer appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Italy Gets Serious About Its Food Waste Problem

The law will remove hurdles for grocery stores wanting to donate unsold food, and encourage Italians to take home leftovers after eating out. The post Italy Gets Serious About Its Food Waste Problem appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Kochs And Fossil Fuel Interests Are Spending Big To Elect Republican Attorneys General

Are you paying attention to your state attorney general race? The post The Kochs And Fossil Fuel Interests Are Spending Big To Elect Republican Attorneys General appeared first on ThinkProgress.

This Church Says Denying Their Congregation Solar Panels Is A Violation Of Their Religious Freedom

"Unitarian Universalists across the nation believe that their religion necessarily involves taking action…to confine and mitigate mankind’s role in causing and exacerbating global warming." The post This Church Says Denying Their Congregation Solar Panels Is A Violation Of Their Religious Freedom appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Sea Level Rise Could Put Millions Of U.S. Homes Underwater By 2100

Buying a house by the sea may not be such a good idea after all. The post Sea Level Rise Could Put Millions Of U.S. Homes Underwater By 2100 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

EPA’s Efforts To Curb Methane Emissions Suffers A Setback As 13 States Sue

Thirteen states are suing the Obama administration over the EPA's new methane rules for oil and gas producers. The post EPA’s Efforts To Curb Methane Emissions Suffers A Setback As 13 States Sue appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Government Agencies Must Consider The Climate, White House Says

"Agencies need to consider the indirect effects of their actions." The post Government Agencies Must Consider The Climate, White House Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Fastest-Growing Source Of Electricity ‘Not Working So Good,’ Trump Claims

"I know a lot about solar. I love solar." The post Fastest-Growing Source Of Electricity ‘Not Working So Good,’ Trump Claims appeared first on ThinkProgress.

5 Charts That Illustrate The Remarkable LED Lighting Revolution

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are sweeping the lighting market. By 2025, LED lighting is expected to lower America's electricity bill $20 billion a year and our CO2 emissions 100 million tons a year. Here's how that happened. The post 5 Charts That Illustrate The Remarkable LED Lighting Revolution appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Northeast Is Considering A Major Extension To Its Emissions Program

Nine northeastern states are reviewing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Environmentalists and businesses want more. The post The Northeast Is Considering A Major Extension To Its Emissions Program appeared first on ThinkProgr...

Will Rio’s Mayor Be Remembered For His Climate Achievements Or His City’s Polluted Olympics?

Eduardo Paes, Rio de Janeiro's mayor, leaves behind two legacies: one of a city languishing in pollution and another of a city on the forefront of climate action. The post Will Rio’s Mayor Be Remembered For His Climate Achievements Or His City’s Polluted Olympics? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Utility Won’t Clear Up Toxic Coal Ash Pits Because It’s Too Expensive

Removing toxic coal ash from ponds would reduce potential groundwater contamination. But TVA says that's also more expensive and worse for the environment. The post Utility Won’t Clear Up Toxic Coal Ash Pits Because It’s Too Expensive appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Oil Train Project In Pacific Northwest Dealt Big Blow By Washington Attorney General

The project would be the largest oil-by-rail terminal in the country, and could greatly increase the number of oil trains that travel through Oregon and Washington. The post Oil Train Project In Pacific Northwest Dealt Big Blow By Washington Attorney General appeared first on ThinkProgress.

A Former Governor Admitted He Put Economics Ahead Of Safety By Approving Fracking Projects

“We didn’t regulate well construction and …. frack water as well as we should." The post A Former Governor Admitted He Put Economics Ahead Of Safety By Approving Fracking Projects appeared first on ThinkProgress.

How Both Party Conventions Talked About Climate Change (Or Didn’t)

A tale of two conventions. The post How Both Party Conventions Talked About Climate Change (Or Didn’t) appeared first on ThinkProgress.

They Killed Keystone. Now What?

Across Canada, groups are fighting to keep tar sands oil in the ground. Can they do it? The post They Killed Keystone. Now What? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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