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  By Débora Álvares The Associated Press BRASILIA, BRAZIL » President Jair Bolsonaro and Environment Minister Joaquim Leite knew the Amazon region’s annual deforestation rate had surged before the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, but kept results quiet to avoid hampering negotiations...
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How leather seats in luxury SUVs fuel deforestation of the Amazon   By Manuela Andreoni, Hiroko Tabuchi and Albert Sun © The New York Times Co. BURITIS, BRAZIL » One morning this summer, Odilon Caetano Felipe, a rancher who raises cattle on illegally deforested land in the Amazon, met with ...
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  By Matthew Brown and Janet McConnaughey The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS » Energy companies including Shell, BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil offered a combined $192 million for drilling rights on federal oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, as the first government lease auct...
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By Benjamin Franta The Conversation Four years ago, I traveled around America, visiting historical archives. I was looking for documents that might reveal the hidden history of climate change — and in particular, when the major coal, oil and gas companies became aware of the problem, and what they...
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    By Hiroko Tabuchi and Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. Executives of some of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies — Exxon Mobil, Chevron, BP and Shell — are set to appear before a congressional committee Thursday to address accusations that the industry spent millions of...
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    By Damien Cave © The New York Times Co. SYDNEY » At a time when climate change and those who fight it demand that coal be treated like tobacco, as a danger everywhere it is burned, Australia increasingly is becoming known for refusing to clean up its act. With just days to go befo...
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    By Ismail Turay Jr. © The New York Times Co. DAYTON, OHIO » The Federal Aviation Administration is urging the nation’s airports to use firefighting foam that contains socalled “forever chemicals” only during emergencies. The agency wants to cut back on the foam, which is used to f...
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      By Stefanie Dazio, Matthew Brown and Brian Melley The Associated Press LONG BEACH, CALIF. » Evidence emerged Tuesday that a ship’s anchor snagged and dragged an underwater pipeline that ruptured and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil off Souther...
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  HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF. » Crews on the water and on shore worked feverishly Sunday to limit environmental damage from one of the largest oil spills in recent California history, caused by a suspected leak in an underwater pipeline that fouled the sands of famed Huntington Beach an...
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By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Regulators imposed a $2 million penalty on a Denver oil and gas company Tuesday for a series of violations to state rules. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission decided there was a pattern of violations by the family-owned K.P. Kauffman Co., causing the...
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  By Andrew Selsky The Associated Press LA PINE, ORE. » Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it. “We were going to grow our own food. We were going to live righteously. We were goin...
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  By Ellen Knickmeyer and Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecki...
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    By John Meyer The Denver Post Last month, I visited Yellowstone National Park and several of the 10,000 geothermal features — geysers, hot springs, mudpots and steam vents — for which it is world-famous. One of them, the Grand Prismatic Spring, is especially enchanting. It takes i...
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By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A Denver oil and gas company is facing about $1.8 million in penalties and the possibility of losing its ability to operate in Colorado after state regulators decided it violated several state regulations. Next the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will...
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Kauffman allegedly failed to report spills By Judith Kohler The Denver Post In a preliminary decision, state regulators have determined that K.P. Kauffman Co. violated several oil and gas rules, a finding that brings with it roughly $1.2 million in recommended penalties. The penalty amount could...
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  By Ken Amundson BizWest WELD COUNTY » The federal government and Noble Energy Inc. have agreed to a settlement in connection with the lawsuit filed Tuesday that will result in a $1 million fine and promises to remedy shortcomings in the oil company’s operation of oil tank batteries in floo...
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By Hiroko Tabuchi © The New York Times Co. The Toyota Prius hybrid was a milestone in the history of clean cars, attracting millions of buyers worldwide who could do their part for the environment while saving money on gasoline. But in recent months, Toyota, one of the world’s largest automakers,...
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By Hiroko Tabuchi © The New York Times Co. For much of the past decade, oil companies engaged in drilling and fracking have been allowed to pump into the ground chemicals that, over time, can break down into toxic substances known as PFAS — a class of long-lasting compounds known to pose a threat ...
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By Jack Ewing The New York Times Germany’s three largest carmakers colluded illegally to limit the effectiveness of their emissions technology, leading to higher levels of harmful diesel pollution, European antitrust authorities said Thursday. Volkswagen and its Porsche and Audi divisions must pa...
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By Cathy Bussewitz Associated Press NEW YORK » Exxon Mobil’s shareholders have voted to replace at least two of the company’s 12 board members with directors who are seen as better suited to fight climate change, bolster Exxon’s finances and guide it through a transition to cleaner energy. The re...
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