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Regulators to decide: Does Minnesota need natural gas to transition to renewable energy? 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities will hear final arguments Thursday in Minnesota Power's bid for a new natural gas plant in Superior, Wis. The utility argues it's key to increasing the amount of wind, solar and hydro power on its system.
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Scottish Power to use 100% wind power after sale to Drax 16.10.2018 BBC: Business
Power company Drax pays £702m for the rest of Scottish Power's traditional generation business.
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Sugar Boat shipwreck: The River Clyde's unlikely landmark 14.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
How a storm turned an ill-fated merchant ship into an unlikely river attraction.
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Storm Callum: Continued downpours bring flooding 13.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
The Met Office has an amber warning for heavy rain in place until 18:00 BST on Saturday.
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Six climate questions for 'Green GB' 12.10.2018 BBC: Science
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.
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European Developer Buys U.S. Offshore Wind Pioneer 8.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Ørsted A/S said Monday that it would acquire Deepwater Wind, a leading U.S. offshore wind developer, from hedge fund D.E. Shaw Group. 
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Energy Conservation Jobs Come to Coal Country 7.10.2018 Truthout.com
A Kentucky program trains former coal miners in energy efficiency -- and rallies distressed communities.

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Climate Cast: Seeking the 'Holy Grail' of energy storage 5.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Renewable energy production is booming. But how do we save that energy to power our homes when the wind fades and the sun sets?
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Can the Great Lakes Continue to Fend Off an Increasingly Thirsty World? 30.9.2018 Truthout.com
A 2008 interstate compact prevents distant dry places from siphoning off Great Lakes water. But will the agreement hold?

The post Can the Great Lakes Continue to Fend Off an Increasingly Thirsty World? appeared first on Truthout.

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Mini storm creates havoc in Ponda 28.9.2018 The Navhind Times
Ponda was hit by gusty winds and heavy rains accompanied by thunder and lightning on Friday evening. Initially, it started getting dark at around 3 in the evening before it started raining heavily. Then strong winds rocked the area pulling down trees, electricity poles including a transformer being uprooted from its moorings.
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Being Julian Assange 26.9.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
As Julian Assange’s fate may soon be resolved, here’s an in-depth look at the history of WikiLeaks, the infiltration of activist communities and the strength & vulnerability of the world-changing publisher whose freedom is at stake, by Suzie Dawson. By…Read more →
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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

The post As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet appeared first on Truthout.

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SSE warns of 'disappointing' trading after warm weather 12.9.2018 BBC: Business
The energy company's profits will be lower than expected because of hot weather and high gas prices.
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Future massive wind turbines in MN face blowback from neighbors 10.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The most powerful wind turbines ever seen in the state could soon be built in southwest Minnesota. The industry is ramping up turbine size in the name of efficiency, but the skyscraper-sized machines are also attracting more public opposition.
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Airbus Looks Windward, Will Put Sails on Ships Moving Plane Parts 8.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The jet maker will use wind power to move cargo from Europe to Alabama in the latest effort by companies to cut costs and emissions in ocean transport.
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£1bn Walney offshore wind farm is world's largest 6.9.2018 BBC: Business
The wind farm covers an area equal to 20,000 football pitches.
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Urban wind turbine wins UK James Dyson award 5.9.2018 BBC: Technology
A portable device that can capture wind from any direction wins coveted engineering prize.
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Russia Offers a Carrot to Embattled Syrian Rebels 1.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Moscow has been negotiating conditional surrenders with rebel groups in Syria as it tries to wind down a military campaign that has cost Russia billions and courts donors to help rebuild the country.
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Maersk Tankers Turns to Wind Power to Cut Soaring Fuel Costs 30.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Marine fuel prices are soaring and the shipping industry is looking for ways to harness ocean winds to power oceangoing vessels. Danish shipping company Maersk Tankers said it has installed devices that are effectively high-tech sails that could cut the vessel’s fuel bill by up to 10%.
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Coal country: EPA plan is short-term boost, no solution for industry decline 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration's proposed changes for coal plants could keep some of them operating longer. But even those in the industry say it won't stop coal's overall decline.
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