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Energy plans may cut £45 a year from bills 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Proposals by the regulator would lead to lower returns for investors, but save customers money.
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Climate wind shift? 81-percent support Green New Deal 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Unprecedented support for greener climate policy.
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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Storm Deirdre: Wind, snow and rain hit parts of UK 16.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
There are warnings of ice after Storm Deirdre brought freezing rain and high winds to the country.
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Republicans Who Slap Voters in the Face May Be in for a Nasty Surprise 13.12.2018 American Prospect
John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP Opponents of the Wisconsin legislature's lame-duck actions rally in Madison.  democracy_rules.jpg Republicans in Michigan and Wisconsin who have  moved aggressively  to steamroll voters and strip power from incoming Democratic officials appear confident that they will pay no political price, and many  analysts seem to concur . After all, state legislators won’t face re-election for another two to four years, and electoral maps gerrymandered to heavily favor Republicans won’t be redrawn until after 2020. That’s a long time in politics, and it would be easy to assume that protesters now crowding the state capitals in Lansing and Madison will by then have moved on. But that assumption overlooks two powerful lessons from the recent midterms: One, that gerrymandering  can backfire , particularly when the political winds shift dramatically. And two, that voters are increasingly fed up with assaults on democracy. The more Republicans take aim at  voting rights ,  ...
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Climate change and the UK: The good and bad 10.12.2018 BBC: Science
The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?
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Carbon dioxide emissions are up again. What now, climate? 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
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U of M volleyball team says they have the chemistry to do well in NCAA tournament 30.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Gophers are coming off their best conference record in school history. The perennially successful women's Gopher volleyball team has absolute dominance at home, going undefeated on their home court.
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Stormy weather causes hundreds of homes to lose power 28.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Strong winds and heavy rain has also caused travel disruption across Northern Ireland.
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Snowstorm slams Midwest, causes thousands of flights to be canceled 26.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Blizzard conditions are being experienced from St. Louis to Chicago and into Wisconsin. The storm caused the first blizzard warning in Kansas City since 2011 and is set to hit New England this week.
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Climate Change Denial Is Raking the Ashes of Paradise 20.11.2018 Truthout.com
There will be more and larger fires to come, and the price to be paid will continue to rise.

The post Climate Change Denial Is Raking the Ashes of Paradise appeared first on Truthout.

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The remote UK community living off-grid 19.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Photographer Ed Gold lived alongside the off-grid community of Scoraig in the Highlands of Scotland.
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'I broke 22 bones and lost a year's memory' 19.11.2018 BBC: Business
The multimillionaire Dutch businessman who risks his life racing off road motorbikes.
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US-Funded Neo-Nazis in Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists 18.11.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Short-sighted U.S. foreign policy that backs jihadists in the Middle East and neo-Nazis in Ukraine is once again blowing back on the United States, as Max Blumenthal explains. FBI: Azov Battalion Trained Rise Above Movement By Max Blumenthal Last month,…Read more →
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Green New Deal? Bring It! But Don’t Forget Your Union Card. 17.11.2018 Truthout.com
To be truly transformational, any bold green jobs proposal must be rooted in the right to organize.

The post Green New Deal? Bring It! But Don’t Forget Your Union Card. appeared first on Truthout.

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We must get to the bottom of 'fartgate', jokes darts chief Hearn 17.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Darts chiefs will look into the farting row which has rocked the sport because "something doesn't smell right".
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Analysis of Minnesota's 10 percent solar goal says it can be met economically five years early 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The study was commissioned by Minnesota Solar Pathways, which is made up of utilities, nonprofit groups and government agencies working together to implement Minnesota's 2013 solar energy law.
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National Guard troops help search for Camp Fire victims 14.11.2018 BBC: World
The deadliest blaze is 35% contained as the search for victims in the town of Paradise continues.
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California's Camp fire becomes the deadliest in state history 13.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
At least 42 people have died in a wildfire in Northern California that burned through the town of Paradise with shocking speed.
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Southern California fire burns mobile homes, Malibu mansions 11.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two people were found dead and scores of houses from ranch homes to celebrities' mansions burned in a pair of wildfires that stretched across more than 100 square miles of Southern California, authorities said Saturday.
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