Umberto Eco, the Italian intellectual, died on Friday at the age of 84. He was a best-selling novelist, a medievalist…
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Even without the Clean Power Plan, dozens of White House environmental regulations are still shifting energy use.
A sudden vacancy scrambles the prospects for the administration’s climate-change rules.
The Clean Power Plan is in bad shape, but the planet might not be.
And college graduates know a lot of people who use Tinder or OkCupid.
The move raises the stakes of the presidential election for those concerned about global warming.
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They force countries to dis-invest from fossil fuels.
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Investigating the candidate’s wearable strategy.
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