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Ben Geman

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Energy and Environment Correspondent at the National Journal; former writer of the E² Wire, the Environment and Energy blog, at The Hill; former senior reporter with Greenwire News Service and Environment and Energy Daily

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For the first time Beijing has agreed to cap emissions by 2030. President Obama has pledged to cut the country’s emissions by about 27 percent by 2025.

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Climate scientists say the danger is greater than ever, but Republicans call last week’s election a mandate to roll back EPA rules against greenhouse emissions.

When It Comes to Climate Change, Elections Matter

Climate scientists say the danger is greater than ever, but Republicans call last week’s election a mandate to roll back EPA rules against greenhouse emissions.

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This morning the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency, in some cases, does not have the authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Supreme Court Limits EPA's Authority on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This morning the Supreme Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency, in some cases, does not have the authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

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