Margaret Renkl

New York Times contributing opinion writer who covers flora, fauna, politics and culture in the American South; author of “Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.”

New York Times contributing opinion writer who covers flora, fauna, politics and culture in the American South; author of “Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.”

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Twenty-seven massive tankers float off the Port of LA, loaded with oil that has no place to go.

With demand for oil at an all-time low, will there be new opportunities for renewable energy?

Twenty-seven massive tankers float off the Port of LA, loaded with oil that has no place to go.

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