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Past articles by Ben:

The oil industry faces dual threats of uncertainty from the pandemic and 2020 election

It's a lot even for a sector that rides the currents of global markets and geopolitics. → Read More

Court orders temporary shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must conduct a new environmental analysis. → Read More

Joe Biden presidential campaign climate change team

Biden campaign rolls out climate team to help boost turnout → Read More

BlackRock pushes U.S. oil majors harder on climate change efforts

It comes at a time when European-based majors are more active than their American peers. → Read More

Coronavirus response should promote clean energy — IEA

Boosting deployment of wind, solar and battery storage provides "twin benefits" of stimulating economies and moving to cleaner energy. → Read More

2019 was likely the second-hottest year in recorded history

If projections hold, it'll trail only 2016. → Read More

The coming Wall Street battles over climate change

Shareholder pressure is becoming an increasingly important driver of corporate decision-making. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren wants a "blue new deal" on ocean policy and climate change

She unveiled a plan for offshore wind projects, marine sanctuaries and more. → Read More

Big names begin bipartisan push to build support for carbon cuts

John Kerry and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, are unveiling a new group to fight global warming. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren targets environmental justice in new climate plan

The plan focuses on the disproportionate pollution burdens that the poor and communities of color often face. → Read More

Trump moves to block California from setting own auto emissions rules

California is certain to battle the effort in court. → Read More

Democrats spur rising worries about climate change

The angst isn't exactly shared across political lines. → Read More

Wind power is winning in the U.S. despite Trump's inaccurate critiques

It now provides 6.5% of U.S. power. → Read More

Polling on the Green New Deal has splintered along partisan lines as it becomes more well-known

And both sides have had a chance to apply their spin. → Read More

2. Saudis' climate sales pitch

The biggest news and trends in energy, business and politics by Ben Geman, with Amy Harder. Weekday mornings → Read More

Global carbon dioxide emissions reached record high in 2018

China, India and the U.S. accounted for 85% of the net emissions growth. → Read More

Little-known liberals reshape Democratic policy

The party's shift creates room for new policy thinkers. → Read More

The climate lines worth noting from Amy Klobuchar's 2020 launch

Klobuchar pledged to reinstate the clean power rules and the gas mileage standards. → Read More

Water needed for hydraulic fracking has more than doubled

It has long been an ecological concern. → Read More

Chinese cutbacks and cost savings caused global solar spending to fall in 2018

Worldwide investment in renewables and other low-carbon energy sources dipped 8% last year to $332 billion, according to the consultancy Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Why it matters: New year-end data show that the decline was driven by a sharp 24% drop in spending on solar projects, driven by 2 forces: * The ongoing drop in capital costs for the technology, fueled last year by a glut of panels… → Read More