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Recent articles by Stephanie:

Biden to restore boundaries of Bears Ears, other monuments shrunk by Trump

President Joe Biden will announce Friday he is restoring the original boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante national monuments. → Read More

'We've got to speed it up': Top US climate negotiator John Kerry says ahead of Glasgow summit

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry says all countries need to speed up their efforts to reduce emissions and limit the impacts of climate change. → Read More

Line 3 pipeline resistance continues as activists ask Biden admin to shutdown project

If completed and fully operational, the line will be able to carry 760,000 barrels a day of Canadian oil from North Dakota to Wisconsin. → Read More

Homes previously considered as less at risk of flooding face new danger due to climate change

Millions of Americans across the country faced devastating flooding from Hurricane Ida this week and are grappling with the risks a new reality poses to their homes. With more humans building into nature, the fragile interface between weather extremes and the comfort of our homes is becoming more frequent. More than ever, it's clear that climate change is impacting everywhere we live. Climate… → Read More

'Ticking time bomb': PFAS chemicals in drinking water alarm scientists over health risks

Greater detection of toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking water systems nationwide has alarmed state and local leaders and prompted Congress to seek urgent action from EPA. → Read More

'Unequivocal' that human influence has warmed the planet, UN climate panel finds

A United Nations climate panel said in no uncertain terms that the world is seeing severe impacts of climate change that will continue to worsen as the planet warms. → Read More

Biden touts electric vehicle goals as boon for climate, economy and jobs

President Biden on Thursday announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks, including goals to sell more electric vehicles by 2030. → Read More

Maryland wildlife refuge fights to protect American history from climate change

In Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge officials are working to protect sensitive ecosystems and important sites in American history from the impact of climate change. → Read More

CDC panel to discuss myocarditis reports in young people after COVID-19 vaccines

A CDC advisory panel is set to discuss reports of heart inflammation cases in young people after getting the COVID-19 vaccine in an emergency meeting next week. → Read More

Police did not clear Lafayette Park area so Trump could hold 'Bible' photo op: Watchdog

U.S. Park Police learned of Trump's interest in surveying the site as they began planning to clear the area to put up new fencing, according to a new watchdog report. → Read More

Fauci warns COVID-19 variant 1st detected in India still a threat to US

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the COVID-19 variant that originated in India could still spread in the U.S. unless more Americans get vaccinated. → Read More

Uneaten oysters provide pearl of an environmental solution during COVID-19 pandemic

Environmental groups are buying up uneaten oysters and using them to build "living reefs" to protect coastal communities from the impacts of climate change. → Read More

What to know if your employer requires vaccinations: federal legal protections

New guidance from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission lays out what employers can and can't do when it comes to requiring COVID-19 vaccines. → Read More

CDC now says summer camps can skip masks if everyone fully vaccinated

The CDC says summer camps no longer need to require masks or social distancing if everyone is fully vaccinated, but still recommends masks at camps for kids under 12. → Read More

Biden adviser reveals son's COVID fight to persuade young people to get vaccinated

White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt shared Tuesday that one of his sons has been personally impacted by lingering health symptoms of COVID-19. → Read More

5 things to know about COVID protections as Americans head back to work

As more businesses start to invite employees back to work in person, the government also is working on how to make sure employers are protecting workers from COVID-19. → Read More

CDC director grilled over mask guidance in heated Capitol Hill hearing

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky was forced to respond to criticisms of agency guidance for vaccinated populations at a Senate committee hearing on COVID-19 Tuesday. → Read More

Nevada sees lithium ‘white gold rush’ as demand set to skyrocket

As the country pushes to produce more of the components to build electric vehicles, a rare wildflower has raised questions about the impact of lithium mining in Nevada. → Read More

What Biden has done on climate change has activists applauding

This week Biden has doubled down on climate change, hosting an international virtual summit with 40 world leaders this Earth Day. → Read More

Biden seeks to slash carbon emissions in half by 2030

President Biden will announce a new goal on greenhouse gas emissions -- calling on the U.S., by 2030, to slash emissions by 50-52% from record-high 2005 emission levels. → Read More