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This excerpt discusses how China's domestic and foreign policies have largely been shaped by its land size, historic borders, and access to natural...
Glaciers in Chile.

Glaciers in Chile. CREDIT: Curt Carnemark/World Bank (CC)

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The United States is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gas in the world, yet the federal government was unwilling to commit to the non-...
The Brazos Wind Farm near Fluvanna, Texas.

The Brazos Wind Farm near Fluvanna, Texas. CREDIT: Leaflet (CC)

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The United States has a federal system of government in which different policies can be made on national, state, and local levels as long as they are...
Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. CREDIT: Larry E. Reid Jr., U.S. Air Force (CC)

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The controversial 2010 court case Citizens United v. FEC opened space for the creation of Super PACs, which are outside, disclosed groups that can...
The Mohave Power Station, a 1,580 MW coal power station in Nevada, has been out of service since 2005 due to environmental restrictions.

The Mohave Power Station, a 1,580 MW coal power station in Nevada, has been out of service since 2005 due to environmental restrictions. CREDIT: Kjkolb (CC)

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Who should pay for the cost of pollution? Corporations, the government, consumers, and/or the general public? A variety of subsidies, taxes, and...