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Does Air Pollution Undermine Solar Energy?

A tourist and her daughter wearing masks visit Tiananmen Square at dangerous levels of air pollution on January 23rd, 2013, in Beijing, China.(Photo: Feng Li/Getty Images)Officials in China have been grappling with some of the world's

The Good News About a Green New Deal

Last month’s rollout of the Green New Deal, a fourteen-page legislative resolution, sponsored by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, that called for “net-zero greenhouse gas emissions” through a ten-year…

Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un hold a meeting during the second U.S.–North Korea summit, in Hanoi on February 28th, 2019.(Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)This week at Pacific Standard, we brought you
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