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California Could Have Helped Low-Income Residents Weather PG&E Blackouts. But It Didn’t Happen. 10.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Exactly a year ago, as the devastating Camp Fire swept through the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. Frank A. Jr. Funes, a disabled 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, woke in the early morning hours to a phone call. It was […]
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Letters to the Editor: No natural gas? If that happens, California will dump Democrats 6.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California voters will revolt if state politicians force them to rely fully on an unreliable electrical grid by getting rid of natural gas in homes.

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Nuclear fusion is 'a question of when, not if' 6.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists say we are close to making fusion power a reality - but will it arrive in time to combat climate change?
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Opinion: We're out of the Paris Accords. So what's the conservative climate change playbook? 6.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Republicans have gone missing on climate change. Here are some ideas for a conservative approach

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Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists 5.11.2019 BBC: Science
Around 11,000 scientists have endorsed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency.
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Today New Yorkers Have the Power to Overhaul Their Elections 5.11.2019 Mother Jones
In today’s election, New York City is considering adopting ranked-choice voting. If passed, it will be the largest municipality to adopt the innovate voting process.  Ranked-choice voting is basically an “instant runoff”: Voters not only vote for one candidate but rank their preferences. New York City’s version of RCV would, for example, allow voters to rank […]
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More Renewables Will Mean Less Asthma and Heart Disease in the Midwest 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
A study finds the region stands to gain the most health benefits from a transition to clean ...
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Anti-Semitic propaganda distributed on Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall 4.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A group of men, posing as Jews, distributed and posted anti-Semitic propaganda on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, according to social media posts.
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Storm Amélie leaves thousands without electricity in France 4.11.2019 BBC: World
Heavy winds and rains hit the south and west, leading to power cuts in 55,000 homes.
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Crews make progress on large Southern California wildfire 3.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Authorities lifted evacuation orders for a farm community Saturday as firefighters make progress on a large wildfire in Southern California that continues to threaten about 2,500 homes and buildings.
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Xcel, Minnesota Power seek electricity rate increases 2.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Residential customers’ monthly bills would go up by about $11.66 in Minnesota Power’s case, while Xcel Energy residential customers would see monthly increases of about $4.80 in 2020, $1.25 in 2021 and $3.00 in 2022.
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Opinion: When the power goes out, the chaos of climate change gets real 2.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When PG&E turned off the power, it made it clear that the climate crisis we face is much bigger than our capacity for remediation.

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Incendios forestales: ¿Cómo se generan y qué los propaga? 31.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

La mayoría de los incendios forestales son causados por los humanos. Un estudio encontró que el 84% de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos fueron causados por la actividad humana y el 16% por los rayos.

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Newsletter: A new day of fire danger 31.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A New Day of Fire Danger In Los Angeles and Ventura counties, extremely critical fire weather with strong winds and low humidity is expected to continue today On Wednesday, brush fires broke out across Southern California, sending thousands of people fleeing, closing major freeways and threatening the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

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California wildfires: Strong winds fan flames around Los Angeles 31.10.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
New fires have sprung up around Los Angeles as high winds sweep across Southern California.
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Wildfire erupts near Reagan library in Southern California 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new wildfire erupted Wednesday in wind-whipped Southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, dangerously gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
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Newsletter: California's dangerous winds 30.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES California's Dangerous Winds After enduring weeks of destructive fires, widespread blackouts and extreme weather conditions, California is facing another test today: powerful winds that forecasters are describing as historic and potentially disastrous.

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Editorial: Millions of Californians are facing blackouts. But are we any safer from wildfires? 30.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The intentional blackouts that have left millions of Californians without electricity this week have been branded "public safety power shut-offs" because they were intended to stop downed utility lines from sparking the kind of devastating wildfires that level communities and kill people.

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Why the 'extreme red flag' winds hitting L.A. region are dangerous and unpredictable 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Forecasters have labeled Santa Ana winds expected Tuesday and Wednesday an "extreme red flag," warning — a rare term underscoring the potential danger.

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How do wildfires start and spread? 30.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Here are the reasons how wildfires start

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