For some time, few people took the notion of an electric bus seriously. In 2011, Chinese automotive manufacturer BYD Co. revealed an early model at an industry conference in Belgium, and was met with laughter.

Isbrand Ho, managing director of BYD in Europe, remembered the laughter from that day directed at BYD for “making a toy,” but continued, “And look now. Everyone has one.”

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At the beginning of the year, the Trump administration announced an expansion of offshore drilling encompassing nearly all of the United States coastline. The move came after the administration proposed rolling back offshore drilling safety regulations.

Within days, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced an exemption for Florida because of its "unique" economic dependence on its shores. States also dependent on coastal industries shared their outrage and noted that President Trump's lucrative Mar-a-Lago resort profits from that Florida coastline.

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[DIGEST: Think Progress, Oregon Live, EcoWatch]

Climate change is real, and these young people have the lawsuit to prove it.

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