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Hit by COVID, Senegal’s women find renewed hope in fishing

BARGNY, Senegal — Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather…

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California agency approves warehouse rule for air quality

LOS ANGELES — Southern California air quality regulators on Friday approved a rule that would curb diesel emissions from thousands…

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Researchers: Climate pledges see world closing on Paris goal

Scientists say recent pledges by the United States and others could help cap global warming at 2 degrees Celsius by…

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Brazil privatizes Rio de Janeiro’s water, sewage utility

Brazil’s government has privatized Rio de Janeiro’s water and sewage utility after years of broken promises to improve sewage treatment…

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America’s gas-fueled vehicles imperil Biden’s climate goals

DETROIT — For President Joe Biden to reach his ambitious goal of slashing America’s greenhouse gas emissions in half by…

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Australia plans to spend $417M on hydrogen, carbon capture

Australia’s prime minister has proposed spending an extra $417 million on hydrogen and carbon sequestration projects, seeking to burnish his…

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AP sources: Biden to pledge halving greenhouse gases by 2030

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as…

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Winners of $20M contest make concrete to trap carbon dioxide

There are two winners of a $20 million contest to make products from carbon dioxide emitted by power plants By…

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Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit nears

WASHINGTON — When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to…

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