Jeff Brady

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Coronavirus Etiquette: Conflicts About What's Safe Are Straining Relationships

Thursday, July 09, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic requires people to weigh risks and make choices about their activities. But there can be problems when a choice conflicts with what the people around us decide to do.

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Federal Court Orders Dakota Access Pipeline To Shut Down And Be Drained

Monday, July 06, 2020

A federal court on Monday ordered the indefinite shutdown of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision is a victory for Native Americans and other activists who sued over its environmental impact.

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5 Years After Same-Sex Marriage Decision, Equality Fight Continues

Friday, June 26, 2020

Since the legalization of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the LGBTQ rights movement has expanded its vision. This year's celebration comes after another big Supreme Court decision last week.

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Absent From Stimulus Packages: Overhauling Energy, Climate Programs

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are not part of the $3 trillion in U.S. relief packages passed so far — despite a long history of funding energy programs after economic crises.

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High Court: Ban On Sex Discrimination Applies To LGBTQ Employees

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of workplace protections for the LGBTQ community. The decision said they're covered under civil rights legislation that bans discrimination on the basis of sex.

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Trump Waives Environmental Reviews, Citing Pandemic Economic Emergency

Thursday, June 04, 2020

A White House executive order aims to expedite infrastructure projects to boost economic recovery. It lets federal agencies waive environmental protections, but critics question its legality.

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New Executive Order To Waive Environmental Protections For Federal Agencies

Thursday, June 04, 2020

President Trump is signing an executive order that lets federal agencies waive environmental protections. The move aims to expedite infrastructure projects to help the economy recover.

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Trump Administration Limits States' Power To Stop Oil And Gas Pipelines

Monday, June 01, 2020

In recent years, climate activists and states have used the Clean Water Act to block pipelines and other fossil fuel projects. A new EPA rule makes that harder,

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George Floyd Described As A 'Gentle Giant' By Friends

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Friends and loved ones say George Floyd, who died after an encounter with four Minneapolis police officers Monday, was an athlete, a former rapper and someone who was fun to be around.

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Our Pandemic Habits Cut Carbon Emissions, But It's Not Clear They'll Last

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Energy demand plummeted because of the pandemic shutdown. A big question is whether new habits like telecommuting and flying less will endure, and mean lower oil consumption in the future.

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As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Many Still Wary

Saturday, May 02, 2020

As local officials begin lifting coronavirus stay-at-home orders, individuals also consider what feels safe to them. We asked people around the country how they will make those decisions.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Predicted To Fall Nearly 8% — Largest Decrease Ever

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Global energy demand, particularly for coal, is falling sharply this year, the International Energy Agency says. The drop is caused by weather patterns and COVID-19 shutdowns.

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Coronavirus Relief Efforts To Help Energy Industry Stall On Capitol Hill

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Trump administration wants some of the trillions of dollars in congressional coronavirus relief funding to help the fossil fuel industry. But Democrats hope to use it to address climate change.

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Earth Day At 50: Climate Activists Go Digital Amid Pandemic Shutdown

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Climate change activists had planned three days of protests and other events for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. But with the coronavirus pandemic, they will be virtual.

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10 Years After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Industry Says It's Better Prepared

Monday, April 20, 2020

The offshore drilling industry now has equipment on standby to respond to a similar emergency. But critics says stronger regulation is still needed to prevent another massive oil spill.

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Coronavirus Disrupts Climate Change Demonstrations Planned For Earth Day

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Climate change activists had planned protests for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. But amid the pandemic, they'll be virtual. Many want responses to economic collapse to also tackle climate change.

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In Reversal, Federal Support For Coronavirus Testing Sites Continues

Thursday, April 09, 2020

The Trump administration had planned to end federal support for 41 COVID-19 testing sites around the country. But after complaints from local officials, the government will continue funding.

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Coronavirus Updates: Another Unemployment Surge, Genome Information

Thursday, April 09, 2020

NPR economics, national and science correspondents relay the latest news in the response to the coronavirus epidemic in the United States.

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Federal Support Ends For Coronavirus Testing Sites As Pandemic Peak Nears

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic peak approaches, local officials say the federal government is ending support for COVID-19 community-based testing sites.

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Builder Of Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Says It's Moving Forward

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The final decision to build the project comes after a decade of protests and political reversals in the U.S. Now critics say construction poses a new risk with the coronavirus pandemic.

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