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Why US Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Back On The Rise

By Geoff Brumfiel, NPR Carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. are on the rise again after several years of decline, and a booming economy is the cause. That’s according to a report released in January from the Rhodium Group, an independent research firm that tracks CO2 emissions in the U.S. “It appears based …

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As Seas Rise, Florida Will Likely Lose More Coastal Property Value Than Any Other State

By Melissa Ross, Brendan Rivers & Bill Bortzfield Long before rising seas permanently swamp homes, millions of Americans living in coastal communities will likely face more frequent and disruptive high-tide flooding — and the effects will ripple through the local economy. As the flooding increases over time, coastal residents will be forced to make difficult and costly choices. And if home values decline, an eroding property tax base would jeopardize funding for local services and infrastructure, such as roads, schools, and

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Appeals Court Orders Review Of Sabal Trail Pipeline

A federal appeals court has ordered a review of the Sabal Trail pipeline, saying that the initial approval did not take greenhouse-gas emissions from Florida power plants into account. The pipeline goes from Alabama, through part of Southwest Georgia and then through Florida to Osceola County.

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