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How a bankruptcy filing shielded a big coal company from California's climate-change lawsuits
Peabody Energy, the nation’s largest private-sector coal company, joined several of its fellow coal producers in bankruptcy in 2016. Its main goal was to wriggle out from under more than $10 billion in debt it had incurred to expand, even as demand was sharply falling.
Heartbreaking Video Shows Starving Polar Bear On Warming Canadian Island
A gut-wrenching video taken on Canada’s Baffin Island shows an adult polar bear that looks like little more than a bag of bones covered by slack fur. The bear is pulling his body across an iceless emptiness, desperately seeking food.
Key California environmental law not a barrier to development, new state report says
The state’s primary environmental law governing development doesn’t block development from actually happening, according to a state study released Thursday.
Trump’s EPA wants to ignore science and put more dirty trucks back on the road
Diesel exhaust fumes are the most foul tailpipe emissions on the road, as anyone stuck in traffic behind an aging bus or 18-wheeler can attest.
Volkswagen Executive Gets Max Sentence Of 7 Years For Role In Emissions Scandal
A former Volkswagen AG executive received the maximum sentence on Wednesday of seven years in prison and a $400,000 fine for his role in the company’s emissions scandal.
The Environmental Scandal in Scott Pruitt’s Backyard
ar Creek, Oklahoma, is breathtaking in a terrible way: At one time the world’s deepest source of lead and zinc, the three-town region is now a cratered landscape so poisonous that no one, aside from 10 holdouts, can live there. 
Climate scientists see alarming new threat to California
California could be hit with significantly more dangerous and more frequent droughts in the near future as changes in weather patterns triggered by global warming block rainfall from reaching the state, according to new research led by scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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