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Rural Nebraska, Keystone, and the Paris climate talks

How conservative grassroots Nebraska towns combined with big-green groups to block the Keystone XL pipeline, giving the U.S. street credibility at the Paris climate talks. Continue reading

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Climate change and the civil rights movement

President Barack Obama announced details of the Clean Power Plan 50 years to the week after the Voting Rights Act was passed by Congress. There have been similarities between the climate and civil rights movements, but differences, too. Continue reading

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