Judge Nixes State Challenge to 2-for-1 Deregulation Push

The Trump administration’s two-for-one deregulation order survived a legal challenge Thursday by states that said it threatened a greenhouse gas rules and an education program for low-income children, to name a few.

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Climate-Related Disasters Boost Risk of Conflict in Vulnerable Countries

Droughts will linger longer and flood waters will reach further inland due to climate change in the coming years, and those disasters will also prove to exacerbate armed conflicts in developing countries across the globe, new research posits.

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Texas Oil Groups Launch Effort to Reduce Methane Emissions

A coalition of Texas oil industry trade groups and companies on Tuesday announced a new voluntary effort to reduce climate change-causing methane emissions and oilfield flaring as the industry faces mounting pressure from critics and even some of its own biggest players to limit its environmental footprint.

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