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Stanford professor withdraws $10 million libel suit against journal, academic critic

Stanford professor withdraws $10 million libel suit against journal, academic critic

A Stanford University professor who has argued that the nation can power itself entirely with renewable energy by the middle of the century, said Thursday that he’s withdrawing a multimillion-dollar libel suit he brought against an academic critic. Mark Jacobson’s announcement came shortly after a hearing in the lawsuit in a D.C. court this week. Last year, Jacobson […]

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Interior Secretary Zinke asked for confidential energy data. So two scientists left.

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New maps show the utterly massive imprint of fishing on the world’s oceans

New maps show the utterly massive imprint of fishing on the world’s oceans

Humans are now fishing at least 55 percent of the world’s oceans — an area four times larger than the area occupied by humanity’s onshore agriculture. That startling statistic is among the findings of a unique, high-tech collaboration that is providing a massive amount of new data about global fishing operations. The results, published Thursday in […]

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Democratic state attorneys general sue to preserve net neutrality rules

Twenty-two Democratic state attorneys general on Tuesday launched a lawsuit aimed at preserving net neutrality on Tuesday, the same day the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published its rule striking the regulations in the…

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Interior Secretary Zinke asked for confidential energy data. So two scientists left.

Interior Secretary Zinke asked for confidential energy data. So two scientists left.

Two senior U.S. Geological Survey officials have stepped down after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke asked that they provide his office with confidential data on the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska before it was released to the general public. Murray W. Hitzman and Larry Meinert — who had served as the agency’s associate director for energy and minerals and acting […]

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Leaked U.N. draft report sees ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit
Tennessee Tech withdraws industry-funded study used to back controversial EPA truck rule
The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says
Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

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Tennessee Tech withdraws industry-funded study used to back controversial EPA truck rule

Tennessee Tech withdraws industry-funded study used to back controversial EPA truck rule

The president of Tennessee Tech University has disavowed a study used to help justify the repeal of tighter federal emissions standards for a type of freight trucks, saying that experts now question “the methodology and accuracy” of the industry-funded test. Fitzgerald Glider Kits — which makes new truck bodies, called gliders, that house refurbished engines — had […]

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Leaked U.N. draft report sees ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit
Interior Secretary Zinke asked for confidential energy data. So two scientists left.
The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says
Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

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The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says

The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says

The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates one of the most striking implications of this. Namely, it finds that for every five years in the present that we continue to put off strong action on climate change, the ocean could rise an additional eight […]

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US, UK regulators join forces on regulating financial technology firms

Two top U.S. and British trading watchdogs have agreed to join forces on efforts to help financial technology companies navigate regulations.The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct…

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FCC to officially rescind net neutrality rules on Thursday

The Federal Communications Commission is slated to publish on Thursday its order scrapping net neutrality rules, a source with knowledge of the matter told The Hill on Tuesday.The official publication of the measure, which was first reported by…

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Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has canceled a nearly week-long trip to Israel, agency officials confirmed Sunday. Pruitt, who had been scheduled to leave this weekend for an extensive tour of the Mideast ally, has come under fire over the past week for the cost of his domestic and international travel. In May, the head of […]

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White House climate adviser resigns after past pot use blocked security clearance

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SEC halts trading of three companies promoting crypto sales

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday suspended trading for shares of three companies that promoted plans to sell their own cryptocurrency.The SEC banned investors from trading shares of Cherubim Interests Inc., PDX Partners…

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