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Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) are relatively young — at least by Senate standards — and also come from parts of the country that are facing different climate disasters.

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The Inflation Reduction Act also contains a slew of smaller but significant investments in climate action at the state level.

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The Climate 202 spoke with former vice president Al Gore about his views on the climate package and his work to train a new generation of activists.

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Dozens of congressional staffers worked around-the-clock and made personal sacrifices to clinch a deal on the package, which represents the largest climate investment in the nation's history.

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Many factors converged to spell the cap-and-trade bill's demise, including the Great Recession and opposition from industry interests.

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ConocoPhillips's proposal for Willow includes hundreds of miles of roads and pipelines, airstrips, a gravel mine and a major new processing facility — all in the middle of pristine Arctic tundra and wetland.

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After months of working to secure Manchin's elusive vote, Senate Democrats presented a united front in support of the measure, which they said would still make a significant dent in the emissions that are dangerously heating the Earth.

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Without permanent staff, the climate office has been loaned detailees from other federal agencies. But those employees could be called back to their home agencies if the office does not receive funding in the coming months.

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Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) shocked much of Washington on Wednesday by announcing he had reached a long-sought agreement with Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) on significant new spending to combat climate change and bolster clean energy production.

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Over the last decade, millions of acres of grasslands have been lost to wildfires, extreme drought, fragmentation, commercial development, invasive species and other threats.

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Support for President Biden's plan to open up the Gulf of Mexico to offshore wind development is coming from a surprising place: the oil and gas industry in the region.

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Environmental activists say that climate emergency declarations in 39 countries around the world — including Canada, Japan and the entire European Union — have been more about virtue signaling than substance.

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We took a look at The Washington Post's climate tracker on where Biden’s climate agenda stands and what challenges could be ahead in the potential formal climate emergency declaration.

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On Wednesday, the Department of Energy hosted the Carbon Negative Shot Summit, where the agency explored low-cost, clean and innovative ways to store huge amounts of carbon as the nation tries to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

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Climate change, as many activists and politicians say, is an emergency. President Biden may soon make that official.

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The relentless heat in some parts of the nation and abroad are in line with what scientists have said humans can expect in a warming world: more intense and frequent weather extremes.

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The scramble to save lives is a challenging reality that many hospitals and medical workers are facing again this year as severe weather-related health emergencies escalate because of extreme climate events.

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Now he says he won't vote for an economic package with climate provisions.

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Two big reports released Thursday underscore the steep challenges facing Biden and other world leaders as they seek to slash planet-warming emissions in the crucial coming decades.

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The Recovering America's Wildlife Act has gotten far less attention in Washington than the reconciliation bill, but environmentalists say it would make a crucial investment in protecting vulnerable species before it's too late.

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