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The latest updates on energy and environment news, analysis and opinion covering energy policy and its impact on resources and climate.

Land-based wind turbines spin in Atlantic City. N.J. on Nov. 3, 2023. On Monday, Nov. 20, offshore wind company Attentive Energy said it will invest $10.6 million in supply chain and ocean technology innovation projects in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Biden’s hard sell of wind energy hits ‘economic wall’

- The Washington Times

President Biden’s aggressive push to accelerate the nation’s wind energy comes amid increasing public opposition to both onshore and offshore wind farms, and critics say rising costs to build and maintain them will ultimately be passed along to taxpayers and ratepayers.

This photo provided by Suffolk County Police Department, Friday, July 23, 2021, shows a bull on the loose in Mastic, N.Y. The bull has eluded capture for several days on Long Island despite attempts to lure the roaming animal with grain and a cow in heat. (Suffolk County Police Department via AP) ** FILE **

Escaped bull wrangled off Arizona highway

- The Washington Times

After a bull escaped from an enclosure along a stretch of Interstate 17 in Arizona Friday, state troopers corralled it and returned it to its enclosure. No one was injured in the incident.

United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres, center, is followed by Chile's President Gabriel Boric, center right, upon their arrival to Chile´s Eduardo Frei Air Force Base at King George Island, South Shetlands, Antarctica, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023. Guterres' visit to Antarctica comes days before nations converge in Dubai for COP28 to address climate change. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

On the cusp of climate talks, U.N. chief Guterres visits crucial Antarctica

- Associated Press

On the cusp of the COP28 climate talks, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited frozen but rapidly melting Antarctica and said Thursday that intense action must be taken at the conference where countries will address their commitments to lowering emissions of planet-warming gases.