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Obama Opens Up New Front in the Coal War

The White House is unveiling an updated version of a plan to green our nation’s power plants, and coal stands to be the biggest loser.

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Hungary-Russia Nuclear Deal Back On Track

Brussels gave a revised plan for a nuclear power plant the green light this week after Hungary made concessions over how long it would source its fuel from Russia.

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Brussels Wins Concession in Hungary-Russia Nuclear Deal

Hungary reworked its nuclear fuel deal with Russia to allay EU concerns, but hurdles remain for the reactors in question.

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Brussels Kills Hungary-Russia Nuclear Power Deal

Brussels just killed a deal that would’ve had a Russian nuclear energy firm construct and supply a nuclear power plant in Hungary.

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After U.S.-China Climate Deal, Focus Turns to India

The U.S. and China may have plans for reducing GHG emissions, but the world’s third biggest emitter is ready to double its coal consumption.

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Democrats Embracing Shale Boom Ahead of Midterms

Greens are finding their position in the Democratic base under fire recently, as many politicians competing in this year’s midterm elections will be touting the benefits that the shale boom is accruing for their home districts.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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