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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Review: Five Beethoven piano concertos, five pianists and Lang Lang's new heights 25.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

What’s a little less Lang Lang and a little less Haydn in the over-the-top final weeks of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s exceedingly generous centennial season?

Gustavo Dudamel had planned a five-concert sequence of Beethoven’s five piano concertos — with a different concerto each night performed...

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Placing power lines underground is an expensive way to reduce fire danger 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The worst fire in California history took off at a spot notorious for its intense winds.

The gusts — some topping 100 mph — blow down the Feather River Canyon each fall. They push into the town of Paradise with force, powered by high-pressure air parked over the Great Basin that moves through this...

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Trump Administration Wants to Fund More “Clean Coal” Failures 23.5.2019 Truthout.com
The administration is pushing for more "clean coal" spending as the Justice Department investigates a failed project.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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An abandoned mine near Joshua Tree could host a massive hydropower project 22.5.2019 LA Times: Business

An abandoned iron mine on the doorstep of Joshua Tree National Park could be repurposed as a massive hydroelectric power plant under a bill with bipartisan support in the state Legislature.

Senate Bill 772, which was approved by a panel of lawmakers last week with no dissenting votes, would require...

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Xcel's new plan: Coal-free by 2030, nuclear until 2040 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Xcel Energy said Monday it plans to shut its Minnesota coal plants, the last two in the Upper Midwest, a decade earlier than scheduled, putting the utility on pace to be coal-free earlier than expected.
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Gusty winds causing power outages in Duluth 19.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Northeast winds gusting to as high as 60 mph near Lake Superior on Sunday morning have caused some power outages in the Duluth area.
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Auto review: Ferrari’s 2019 Portofino is racy, but rough around the edges 18.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Being a Ferrari is like being a superstar entertainer or an elite athlete. If you do everything perfectly, no one really notices. But have one bad day and you’re a bum, and the rumors start that your career is in trouble.

The 2019 Ferrari Portofino is that kind of superstar. Sleek, stylish, elegant...

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From ‘Prizzi’s Honor’ to ‘John Wick’: Anjelica Huston’s magical movie life 18.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Anjelica Huston admits it’s hard to get her out of the house these days.

“I’m very attached to my animals and my life,” said the 67-year-old Huston, who won the supporting actress Oscar for 1985’s “Prizzi’s Honor,” directed by her legendary father John Huston.

“I have four cats and two dogs and...

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Will India energy pledges lead to CO2 rise? 17.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
India's political parties promise free electricity to farmers and ambitious infrastructure projects.
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North Dakota's new boom: wind energy 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"Wind energy means jobs, and these are really good jobs," says one industry leader.
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Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV 15.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
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Google clears regulatory hurdle to build Minnesota data center 15.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday OK'd agreements between Google and Xcel Energy to provide electricity for the data center from two dedicated wind farms.
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Spacecraft Powered by 'Light Sails' Set to Launch Aboard SpaceX Rocket 14.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Solar sails harness light to propel spacecraft in a process similar to conventional sails harnessing the power of the wind to propel boats.
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Aeolus: Wind-mapping space laser is losing power 13.5.2019 BBC: Science
Europe's Aeolus spacecraft is gathering fantastic new data on global winds - but it's also got a problem.
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Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them 13.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism.
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'Power Rangers' Actor Dead At Age 38 12.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
According to a post by the New Zealand Herald, actor Pua Magasiva passed unexpectedly on Saturday. He was 38 years old. The cause of his death is currently unknown.
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Ferrari’s 2019 Portofino is racy, but rough around the edges 10.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Being a Ferrari is like being a superstar entertainer or an elite athlete. If you do everything perfectly, no one really notices. But have one bad day and you’re a bum, and the rumors start that your career is in trouble.

The 2019 Ferrari Portofino is that kind of superstar. Sleek, stylish, elegant...

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‘Fortnite’ Season 9 Map Changes Detailed 9.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” Season 9 features dozens of map changes, and we’re here to recap them all from Neo Tilted to Mega Mall.
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