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Oil Executives Privately Contradicted Public Statements on Climate, Files Show

The documents, subpoenaed in a House investigation of climate disinformation, show company leaders contravening industry commitments.Documents obtained by congressional investigators show that oil industry executives privately downplayed their companies’ own public messages about efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and weakened…

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At Detroit Auto Show, Biden Announces Money for Charging Stations

The president announced the first phase of a plan to invest $7.5 billion toward building a national network for recharging electric vehicles.President Biden promoted the $900 million investment in electric vehicles at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.Doug Mills/The…

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Failure to Slow Warming Will Set Off Climate ‘Tipping Points,’ Scientists Say

As global warming passes certain limits, dire changes will probably become irreversible, the researchers said, including the loss of polar ice sheets and the death of coral reefs.Failure to limit global warming to the targets set by international accords will most…

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John Podesta to Oversee $370 Billion in U.S. Climate Spending

Mr. Podesta, a Democratic stalwart, will oversee $370 billion in clean energy investments. Gina McCarthy, the president’s domestic climate adviser, is stepping down.WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday appointed John Podesta, a veteran Washington insider who spearheaded the Obama administration’s climate…

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Gina McCarthy, Biden’s Top Climate Adviser, to Step Down Sept. 16

As the country’s first national climate adviser, Ms. McCarthy helped seed climate policy throughout the federal government.Gina McCarthy, President Biden’s top climate adviser, will leave her job on Sept. 16, just weeks after the president signed a landmark climate bill to…

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Breaching Dams ‘Must Be an Option’ to Save Salmon, Washington Democrats Say

The state relies heavily on hydroelectric power generated by four dams, which have contributed to the depletion of the salmon population that is critical to the region’s ecosystem.WASHINGTON — Two top Democrats in Washington State have come out in favor of…

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This Remote Mine Could Foretell the Future of America’s Electric Car Industry

Hiding a thousand feet below the earth’s surface in this patch of northern Minnesota wetlands are ancient mineral deposits that some view as critical to fueling America’s clean energy future.Tim Gruber for The New York TimesA company called Talon Metals is…

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