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That socially responsible fund may not be as ‘green’ as you think. Here’s how to pick one

Tetra Images – Erik Isakson | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images Investment funds that promote values like the environment…

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Groups file new lawsuit to stop Idaho gold mine drilling

BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Forest Service violated environmental laws in approving exploratory drilling by a Canadian company hoping to…

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Landmark bill to limit cryptomining passes NY Legislature

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers have passed a milestone environmental measure designed to tap the brakes on the spread…

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EXPLAINER: What are the key climate themes at Davos?

DAVOS, Switzerland — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine will be focuses of the World Economic Forum’s…

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Biden forest plan stirs dispute over what counts as “old”

BILLINGS, Mont. — President Joe Biden’s order to protect the nation’s oldest forests against climate change, wildfires and other problems…

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Environmentalists oppose more life for California nuke plant

Dozens of environmental and anti-nuclear organizations are opposing any attempt to extend the operating life of California’s last running nuclear…

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Biden order to boost mining may not have quick payoff

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is turning to a Cold War-era law to boost production of lithium and other minerals…

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Zimbabwe’s tobacco rebounds amid worries over health, labor

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe, Africa’s biggest tobacco grower and one of the world’s top exporters of the nicotine leaf, has…

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Thousands protest plan to raze German village for coal mine

Thousands of people are protesting against plans to bulldoze a village in western Germany for a coal mine that environmental…

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Outdoor Retailer show moving to Utah despite boycott threats

DENVER — The Outdoor Retailer trade show is moving back to Salt Lake City from Denver next year despite threats…

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