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Xcel, clean energy groups to regulators: Assign a cost to carbon emissions 22.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission heard arguments over whether future energy decisions should consider a larger price tag for climate impacts.
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Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen 21.7.2017 AP Business
BERLIN (AP) -- German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology....
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Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen 21.7.2017 Washington Post: World
German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology.
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Compromise and hardball politics earned Gov. Brown a big legislative win on climate change 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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California is handling climate change all wrong 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown has won praise for promising that California will live up to the Paris accord despite President Trump’s withdrawal from the treaty. He also signed a climate deal with China last month, and has unveiled plans for a global climate summit in San Francisco next year. Earlier this week,...

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Gov. Brown's climate change deal was a lesson in compromise that should be studied in the White House 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

One particular message to the agriculture industry was simple: You want Gov. Jerry Brown to be a friend or an enemy the rest of his term?

Friends will support his climate change legislation, it was made clear.

To business leaders: This legislation provides tax and regulatory breaks that you’ve...

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Trump just nominated a climate skeptic to USDA's top science post 20.7.2017 Washington Post
Trump just nominated a climate skeptic to USDA's top science post
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What you need to know about California's big vote on climate change policies 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Here's how California's complex cap-and-trade program operates and how the state's policies are changing under new legislation.
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Here are the political ripple effects from this week's big climate vote in California 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Climate change will force today's kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says 19.7.2017 Washington Post
Climate change will force today's kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says
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Want to slow global warming? Researchers say answer may lie in family planning 19.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A recent study shows that the biggest way to reduce climate change is by having fewer children, but, says one of its authors, the report isn't meant to tell people how to plan their futures.
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Bill Nye on the terrifying ascendancy of American 'dingbatitude' 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
American ignorance springs from the idea that making money is more important than knowledge.
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Want To Slow Global Warming? Researchers Say Answer May Lie In Family Planning 19.7.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
A recent study shows that the biggest way to reduce climate change is by having fewer children, but, says one of its authors, the report isn't meant to tell people how to plan their futures.
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The future of California's signature tool to fight climate change is secure — but the political battles are just beginning 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A rundown of the political ripple effects of the vote to extend California's landmark climate program, cap-and-trade
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Long-debated Newhall Ranch project gets key approvals from county 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After decades of controversy, the Newhall Ranch development in the Santa Clarita Valley cleared its last major hurdle Tuesday when county officials certified a revised environmental analysis and approved two of the project’s five planned subdivisions.

In two separate 4-0 votes, the Los Angeles...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on California's climate change vote: 'The Republican Party has moved forward in a big step' 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Arnold Schwarzenegger talks bipartisanship and climate change 19.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
When Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor, he was a lonely Republican supporting climate action. We talk to him about new bipartisanship on programs he helped launch.
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California votes to extend cap-and-trade climate law to 2030 18.7.2017 BBC: Business
Legislators vote to extend a programme that charges firms for releasing pollutants to the year 2030.
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Brown, lawmakers celebrate bipartisan cap-and-trade victory 18.7.2017 Seattle Times: Local

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state’s carbon footprint. Monday night’s votes to renew California’s cap-and-trade program bolster the Democratic governor’s quest to portray the state as […]
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California Legislature extends state's cap-and-trade program in rare bipartisan effort to address climate change 18.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.

In a break with party leaders and activists in California and Washington, eight Republicans...

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