Environment


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From Jobs to Health Care, Here’s Where Biden and Trump Stand on Six Key Issues

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have very different views on how to tackle the problems facing the United States.

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FEMA Says It Has Disbursed $7.3 Billion to Rebuild Puerto Rico but Infrastructure Problems Continue

The agency gave details on its funding for rebuilding the island after Joe Biden announced a reconstruction plan for Puerto Rico.

The Oak Park Motel was destroyed by the flames of the Beachie Creek Fire east of Salem, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.  (Rob Schumacher/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool)
Experts Warn of Mass Migrations in as Little as 30 Years as America Grapples With Changing Climate

New research model shows large swaths of the United States will become uninhabitable due to rising heat, humidity, and sea levels.

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New Investigation Could Reveal True Death Toll From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

The investigation seeks to identify all direct and indirect deaths linked to building and infrastructure failures in the first two weeks after Maria struck in September 2017.

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Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Will Add Millions of New Jobs to the Economy

Biden aims to create 1 million new jobs in the U.S. auto industry alone, and employ legions of people on public works projects.

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Trump’s Wall Construction Will Continue, SCOTUS Tells Environmental Groups Fighting to Preserve Species and Land

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case by four environmental groups trying to halt the construction of the border wall.

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A “Godzilla Dust Cloud” Is Hitting Puerto Rico. Here’s What That Means.

A larger-than-usual dust plume brings unhealthy air to the region this week and makes its way to the United States mainland next week.