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River Nile dam: Reservoir filling up, Ethiopia confirms 15.7.2020 BBC: World
Officials confirm satellite images showing water levels rising, amid failed talks with Egypt and Sudan.
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A dam on the Nile is making lots of heat but no power 10.7.2020 BBC: World
Egypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.
Ugandan floating island causes national power cut 14.4.2020 BBC: World
Parts of the two-acre plant mass in Lake Victoria clogged a turbine in a Ugandan power station.
Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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Boulder scientists prove snowmaking potential of cloud seeding 25.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder scientists have for the first time shown conclusively that cloud seeding can enhance snowfall when the conditions are right.
He resisted Obama's war on coal. Now a Trump official, he's excited for clean energy 20.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Neil Chatterjee, chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, says solar and wind power — and natural gas — are helping address climate change.

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Nile River dam row: Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan make draft deal 16.1.2020 BBC: World
The initial accord eases tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia over control of vital water supplies.
Clean energy plan a focus of Minnesota Senate panel hearing 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Differences between Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz over fossil fuels in the state’s electrical energy future are expected to be debated again during the upcoming legislative session.
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Egypt-Ethiopia row: The trouble over a giant Nile dam 13.1.2020 BBC: World
At the heart of the dispute between Ethiopia and Egypt is who has control over Africa's longest river.
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A 3-decade-long water dispute heads to the Supreme Court 7.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.
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Climate change: Emissions edge up despite drop in coal 4.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Emissions of CO2 have risen in 2019, say researchers, as oil and gas use continues to grow.
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Climate change: COP25 talks to open as 'point of no return' in sight 2.12.2019 BBC: World
Politicians and diplomats meet in Spain as scientists and charities say urgent steps are needed.
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Thousands face risk because of aging U.S. dams, including some in Colorado, AP finds 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house.
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Snowy 2.0: Australia's divisive plan for a vast underground 'battery' 17.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Snowy 2.0 project is hugely ambitious - will it solve national energy woes, or is it too risky?
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Hydro company proposes to dam Little Colorado River east of Grand Canyon 9.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

A recently formed Phoenix-based company wants to construct dams for power generation on a tributary of the Colorado River beloved by rafters and canyon adventurers.

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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Meet Taycan, Porsche's first all-electric sports car and Tesla's latest challenger 4.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Porsche is taking on Tesla and all other would-be electric sports cars with its new Taycan.

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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power 17.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change that.

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Millions in Zimbabwe 'facing food crisis' 7.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
The UN launches a fresh appeal, saying drought and economic turmoil have left many facing starvation.
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