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Jeff Brady is a National Desk Correspondent based in Philadelphia, where he covers the mid-Atlantic region and energy issues. Brady helped establish NPR's environment and energy collaborative which brings together NPR and Member station reporters from across the country to cover the big stories involving the natural world.

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Despite their climate pledges, the U.S. and others export huge amounts of fossil fuels

The U.S. is among countries that plan to keep exporting oil, natural gas and coal for decades to come even as they work to zero out climate-warming fossil fuel emissions at home.

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Some people agree to disagree over what’s safe during the pandemic

Early on, Donna Joe resented being told what to do but she didn’t tell her daughters that. She says better communication at the start would have made it easier to work out their differences.

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Federal support ends for coronavirus testing sites as pandemic peak nears

Local hospitals have their own testing sites set up now, but it’s not yet clear if they will be able to handle the extra testing now that the federal help is being withdrawn.

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Trump administration proposes major changes to bedrock environmental law

Federal agencies may not have to consider climate change when approving big new infrastructure projects, such as highways or oil and gas pipelines, under new rules proposed by the Trump administration.

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Lighting industry’s future dims as efficient LED bulbs take over

The shift comes with a cost, exemplified by a century-old lightbulb factory in St. Marys in Elk County, that is the latest to shut down.
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