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Alexander C. Kaufman

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Kingston, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Alexander:

Supreme Court Sharply Limits Regulation Of Carbon Emissions

The court just made it much harder for the federal government to respond to climate change. → Read More

The Netherlands, Facing Energy And Climate Crises, Bets On A Nuclear Revival

This isn’t the country's first attempt at an atomic renaissance. Will the Dutch actually make it work this time? → Read More

With Emissions Soaring, Democratic Governors Sour On Plans To Shut Down Nuclear Power

The governors of Michigan and California have signaled their support for President Joe Biden’s nuclear agenda. → Read More

A Natural Gas Giant Is Waging A Sneaky War On A Minor Colorado Climate Policy

Leaked audio reveals that the nation’s biggest gas-only utility is behind a new astroturf group. → Read More

Russia May Be A ‘Big Gas Station,’ But It’s Also A Key Supplier For Clean Energy

Weaning the global economy off fossil fuels is a mammoth task, but icing Russia out may be even harder. → Read More

After Cracking Down On Racial Justice Protests, Republicans Cheer Canadian Truckers

It's a big switcheroo for governors who specifically opposed protests that block streets. → Read More

Oklahoma Utility Seeks $1,400 Consumer “Exit Fee” to Swap Gas for Electric

Oklahoma giant's proposal could spark copycats, climate advocates warn. → Read More

Oklahoma Proposes Letting Gas Utility Charge A $1,400 ‘Exit Fee’ To Go Electric

The fee could give the fossil fuel industry a new tool to slow the energy transition. → Read More

Supreme Court Will Consider Limiting EPA’s Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gases

Friday's decision is a “huge deal—and a big surprise,” says a former agency official. → Read More

What Happens In Glasgow Could Set A Course Away From Climate Calamity — Or Cement A Disaster

Months after scientists warned of "code red for humanity," the world's two carbon superpowers are arriving with lackluster solutions to an increasingly desperate problem. → Read More

Climate Change Is a Serious Threat to America’s Financial System

It poses “credit and market risks” to banks, insurers, and pension plans, report notes. → Read More

Plastics Destined to Create More Emissions Than Coal in the US, Study Finds

Besides tainting food and waterways, the industry is a growing contributor to warming. → Read More

Money For Green Energy Creates More Jobs Than Fossil Fuel Investment, New Study Finds

The findings are true across the world, but the U.S. could see some of the biggest benefits from spending on renewables and nature restoration. → Read More

Biden’s Pledge to Double US Climate Aid Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough

The US would need to contribute eight times as much to cover its share. → Read More

Biden Pledges To Double U.S. Climate Aid. It’s Still A Fraction Of What’s Needed.

Even if the president persuades Congress to fund his proposal, it'll still be less per year than what the U.S. spends on a single aircraft carrier. → Read More

New Cable Ad Pitches Biden’s Big Climate Proposal As Apple-Pie Americana

The 30-second spot puts a cheerful, patriotic face on the policy many see as the last, best chance of quickly cutting power plant emissions. → Read More

As NYC Reels From Ida, Its Likely Next Mayor Faces Fresh Scrutiny On Climate

Eric Adams won the Democratic primary vowing to crack down on crime. But he's far less clear on climate, and recent campaign statements worry advocates. → Read More

We Might Not Know The True Toll Of Hurricane Ida For Weeks

Officials have attributed seven deaths to the powerful storm. But past hurricanes, including Katrina and Maria, offer lessons about early fatality counts. → Read More

Biden Faces Mounting Pressure To Yank Line 3 Oil Pipeline Permits

More than two dozen Democrats in Congress are demanding the White House pause construction on the Line 3 project and carry out new environmental studies. → Read More

Biden Faces Mounting Pressure To Yank Line 3 Oil Pipeline Permits

More than two dozen Democrats in Congress are demanding the White House pause construction on the Line 3 project and carry out new environmental studies. → Read More