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If you want to save mankind (or at least ease traffic) you've got to pay a toll 19.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s a widely held, even cherished, belief in California that freeways should be free. Free to drive on and free from traffic congestion.

Obviously, that belief doesn’t match the reality in Los Angeles. Take a look at any major highway during rush hour and you’ll see car after car inching along...

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Abolishing private utilities isn’t the solution to California’s wildfire threat 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: A state takeover of California’s investor-owned utilities would fail to solve what Gov. Gavin Newsom calls California’s most serious problem: climate change-driven wildfires.

Nothing about government ownership would improve wildfire safety. Nor is there history to suggest that a...

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From disease to habitat loss, researchers lay out Minnesota's bleak climate realities 18.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota lawmakers considering new legislation for reducing greenhouse gas emissions got their second crash course Thursday. This time, it was on all the ways climate change is already harming the state.
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Climate change: Is nuclear power the answer? 17.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
How green is nuclear power and what are the other options?
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Climate change is making us sicker and shortening our lives, doctors say 17.1.2019 LA Times: Science

In the welter of daily demands upon physicians, it might be easy to imagine that weaning the world off its reliance on fossil fuels is asking a bit too much.

But preventing sickness and averting premature death are squarely in a physician’s wheelhouse. And dramatic increases in both are projected...

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Doctor: Climate policy will help 'keep my patients out of the hospital' 17.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Lawmakers will hear Thursday how climate change exacerbates health problems -- from asthma to Lyme disease.
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The diet to save lives, the planet and feed us all? 17.1.2019 BBC: Health
And you don't have to be vegan to follow the "planetary health diet".
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Oceans had their hottest year on record in 2018 as global warming accelerates 17.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Earth’s oceans had their warmest year on record in 2018, a stark indication of the enormous amount of heat being absorbed by the sea as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists reported Wednesday.

The analysis by an international team of scientists confirms the oceans are heating up...

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Trump’s Climate Plan Is a “Free Pass for Carbon Pollution” 16.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Trump administration’s replacement for the linchpin Obama-era plan to combat climate change would increase greenhouse gas emissions in much of the US more than doing nothing at all, according to new research. Planet-warming emissions would “rebound” under the Trump policy, […]
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PG&E’s bankruptcy could slow California’s fight against climate change 16.1.2019 LA Times: Business

Climate change helped fuel the deadly fires that prompted California’s largest power company to announce Monday that it would file for bankruptcy in the face of $30 billion in potential liabilities.

In a grim twist, the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp. could now slow California’s efforts to fight climate...

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A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us 15.1.2019 Truthout.com
We have a finite amount of time left to coexist with significant parts of the biosphere.

The post A Planet in Crisis: The Heat’s on Us appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump’s executive order will cut more forest trees; CU Boulder professor says “we can’t log our way out of the fire problem” 15.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
With a partial government shutdown looming, President Donald Trump quietly issued an executive order that expands logging on public land on the grounds that it will curb deadly wildfires.
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The Green New Deal Is Happening in China 14.1.2019 Truthout.com
China’s progress in promoting electric cars and clean energy should tell us a great deal about the potential in the US.

The post The Green New Deal Is Happening in China appeared first on Truthout.

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Gavin Newsom needs a plan for California's endangered water supply 14.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California’s water supply is now inextricably tied up with climate change. In a warming world, nature has already brought smaller Sierra snowpacks and less predictable precipitation patterns, with periods both of drought and of flooding. Gov. Gavin Newsom, if he is to successfully steer the state...

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High school kids, including governor's daughter, vow to keep up pressure for climate action 11.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Dozens of teenagers packed the governor's office on the third day of the new administration, asking for 100-percent renewable energy, no new pipelines and greenhouse gas emissions regulations.
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Climate change: Will insect-eating dogs help? 10.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A pet food manufacturer says switching to a dog food made of soldier flies will protect the environment.
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Line 3 fight brings PUC higher profile, lots of applicants 10.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission used to fly under the radar. But with the Line 3 pipeline debate and its role guiding the state to a cleaner energy future, the days of wonky obscurity are over.
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Care about the environment? Here's what to watch in the 2019 Legislature 9.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
From energy storage to pollinators, check some of the major environmental issues to watch during the 2019 legislative session.
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Climate change: Which are the best vegan milks? 9.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
With sales of vegan foods on the rise, check the environmental impact of plant-based milks.
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Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force 9.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.
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