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Scalia's death boosts legal chances for Obama's climate plan

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A vote to block the Obama administration's ambitious climate regulation was one of Antonin Scalia's last acts as a Supreme Court justice. His sudden…

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U.S. appeals court declines to block Obama carbon emissions plan

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal court on Thursday rejected a bid by 27 states to block the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of its…

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President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Proposal

President Obama announced his rejection of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline this morning following a meeting with Secretary Kerry. “The State Department has decided that the Keystone XL pipeline would…

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Bush to call for lifting of ban on U.S. crude oil exports

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will call for a decades-old ban on exporting U.S. crude oil to be lifted in a speech next week…

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July was hottest month recorded worldwide: U.S. scientists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – July was the warmest month ever on record worldwide & 2015 has been so far the hottest year, the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration said on…

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, kicking off what…

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Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims…

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What changes to expect from Obama's final Clean Power Plan

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as shortly as Monday the final version of a sweeping – & controversial – regulation to cut…

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Obama to sign order cutting U.S. government greenhouse gas emissions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Thursday that will cut the U.S. government's greenhouse gas emissions, the White House said in a statement. After…

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Scientists warn Florida governor of threat from climate change

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to…

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