Airlines ‘Made Billions in Windfall Profits’ From EU Carbon Tax

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Report states carriers earned up to €1.36bn last year, despite claims that charge would impose crippling costs on industry.

Does Obama Mean It This Time on Climate?

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Top environmental leaders are still pondering the meaning of the president’s inaugural address.

How To Make Gasoline from Tar Sands

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In six simple steps.

When Trees Die, People Die

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The curious connection between an invasive beetle that has destroyed over 100 million trees, and subsequent heart disease and pneumonia in the human populations nearby.

Obama Under Pressure After Nebraska Governor Signs Off on Keystone XL

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A day after promising action on climate change, president now faces crucial test of commitment to environmental causes.

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