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A Vietnamese company is no longer seeking American financial support to build a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam, bringing to an abrupt end a closely watched test of whether Washington would back international projects that could potentially contribute to climate change. On Thursday, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a lender run by the […]

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A gas pipeline would put a gash the size of a 12-lane highway along the Appalachian Trail. Is nothing sacred?

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Today, more than 30 environmental, health and social justice organizations urged Congressional leaders to exclude an extension of the tax credit for carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) from any spending bill. The Section 45Q Tax Credit, which subsidizes coal and gas-fired power plants (and industrial facilities) to capture and bury their climate pollution or sell it […]

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Transit equity isn’t just about where you sit on the bus. It’s about whether you can get on a bus at all.

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In a political system awash with money, it’s Big Coal vs. democracy.

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Transit Equity Day

December 19, 2017

A collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

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It kills the modest credits for wind, solar, and electric cars, while preserving much larger ones for fossil fuels.

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It’s time for the world to consider sanctioning the U.S. and companies who benefit from its efforts to undermine climate action.

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The Paris climate change agreement’s Green Climate Fund is fast becoming a circus sideshow dominated by large development banks that is undermining its original intent, said environmental groups in a study released Tuesday. “The Green Climate Fund risks becoming a sideshow to big development banks and other multilateral institutions unless it rapidly changes course,” according […]

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Trump’s coddling can’t save the notoriously dirty industry when cleaner options and better jobs abound.

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Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color.

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“Green Climate Fund: A Performance Check” found that only seven percent of the $2.2 billion in funds already allocated to projects and programs will pass through national or subnational developing country institutions.

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An initial assessment of whether the Green Climate Fund is living up to its mandate finds that its becoming a sideshow to big development banks.

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When it comes to diversity, there’s a “green ceiling” in many climate action groups, even as climate change affects people of color first and worst.

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Our culture of legalized bribery makes climate disasters more likely, but there’s an alternative.

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