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Biden to Free Up Billions in Delayed Puerto Rico Storm Aid

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said it would release $1.3 billion in aid that Puerto Rico can use to protect against future climate disasters, and...
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The Battle Lines Are Forming in Biden’s Climate Push

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WASHINGTON — As President Biden prepares on Wednesday to open an ambitious effort to confront climate change, powerful and surprising forces are arrayed at his...
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Buttigieg’s Climate Promises: What Could He Actually Do?

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WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, President Biden’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation, vowed to make climate change a top priority during his Senate confirmation...
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It Spied on Soviet Atomic Bombs. Now It’s Solving Ecological Mysteries.

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Not being able to see the forest for the trees isn’t just a colloquialism for Mihai Nita — it’s a professional disadvantage. “When I go...
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Biden Introduces His Climate Team

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. introduced key members of his climate change team on Saturday, as he prepares to become the nation’s leader...
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In Last Rush, Trump Grants Mining and Energy Firms Access to Public Lands

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rushing to approve a final wave of large-scale mining and energy projects on federal lands, encouraged by investors who...
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E.P.A.’s Final Deregulatory Rush Runs Into Open Staff Resistance

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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency was rushing to complete one of its last regulatory priorities, aiming to obstruct the creation of air- and...