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Coal Comfort: Trump’s EPA And Energy’s Winners And Losers

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s move to end the Clean Power Plan is the Trump administration’s latest attempt to support the struggling coal industry. The Department of Energy is also pushing a new way to subsidize coal power. But a new study suggests market forces — not regulations — will still make more coal power plants in the… Read More

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Little River, Big Ideas: Farming Group Wades Into Clean Water Issues

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In the rich land of Christian County, wheat is milled for McDonald’s biscuits, corn is turned into ethanol, and grazing cows support the state’s leading dairy. This is Kentucky’s breadbasket, and a river runs through it: the South Fork of Little River. Second-generation farmer David Brame grows a little bit of everything here, including corn… Read More

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Dr. Geoffrey Dabelko Links Climate-Change with Worldwide Fragilities

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Dr. Geoffrey Dabelko, Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies Program at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, has just completed a G-7 commissioned report on climate change and fragility risks. The report was commissioned by the G-7 and involved scholars from the United States, France, Germany and Great Britain. The report has… Read More