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An Effective Green New Deal Must Be Global. This Is What It Could Look Like. 25.10.2020 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin's latest book gives us a concrete plan to deal with this truly existential ...
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US election 2020: How Trump has changed the world 24.10.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
From fake news to how other countries see the US - here's a look at the president's global impact.
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Climate change: 'Cooling paint' could cut emissions from buildings 21.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers have developed a white paint that reflects sunlight and helps cool buildings.
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Feds investigating if Chicago zoning policies are racist by protecting polluters in Black and Latino neighborhoods 21.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
At issue are steps taken by city agencies to benefit General Iron Industries, cq a clout-heavy scrap shredder with a long history of pollution problems.
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Native American tribes make new move to shut down flow of oil in Dakota Access Pipeline 20.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out.
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ExxonMobil’s Supposed Shift on Climate Belies Its Donations to Climate Deniers 19.10.2020 Truthout.com
The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government ...
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The TMX Pipeline Threatens First Nations People. It Must Be Stopped. 19.10.2020 Truthout.com
The TMX Pipeline Threatens First Nations People. It Must Be Stopped.
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Why the US election could decide battle against climate change 18.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Who next occupies the White House could be decisive in the battle to limit global warming.
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After Hurricanes, Toxic Spills and Pollutants Threaten Gulf Coast Communities 9.10.2020 Truthout.com
After Hurricanes, Toxic Spills and Pollutants Threaten Gulf Coast Communities
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Pence Said Trump Listens to Scientists. That’s a Joke, Right? 8.10.2020 Mother Jones
Surprise! Vice President Mike Pence said a bunch of gibberish on climate change. During the vice-presidential debate, when moderator Susan Page of USA Today asked Pence about his views on climate, Pence claimed that he and Trump are listening to the scientists. “The climate is changing,” he said. “But the issue is, what’s the cause and […]
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The Spin: President Trump heading to hospital, receives experimental drug after testing positive for COVID-19 | Inside Michael Madigan’s patronage playbook | Pritzker touts green energy even as his administration opens door to new coal mine 3.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's daily politics newsletter.
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker vows to fight climate change with clean energy. Only three other states mined more climate-changing coal than Illinois last year. 2.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Gov. J.B. Pritzker vows to fight climate change with clean energy. Only three other states mined more climate-changing coal than Illinois last year.
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Daywatch: A chaotic first presidential debate, CPD to move more officers downtown and socially distanced fall festivals 30.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.
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Texas company to close all of its Illinois coal-fired power plants, another sign the global transition to clean energy is accelerating 30.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Vistra Energy absorbed nine of the state’s coal plants during a corporate merger just two years ago. Like its predecessors, the company found it increasingly difficult to profit from burning coal amid competition from cheaper, cleaner natural gas and renewable energy.
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“My Friends Were Lied to”: Will Coalminers Stand by Trump as Jobs Disappear? 28.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Art Sullivan is considered something of a political heretic by other coalminers in south-western Pennsylvania, where a wave of support for Donald Trump based upon his flamboyant promises of a resurgence in coal helped propel the Republican to the […]
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Seas Are Rising. We Must Create Climate-Resilient Infrastructure — Now. 25.9.2020 Truthout.com
A house sits submerged in floodwaters
Activists everywhere can fight for climate resilience at the local level.
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Los Angeles hid a methane leak for a year. Activists want the power plant shut down 23.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Valley Generating Station helped L.A. avoid blackouts. But it operates in one of California's most polluted neighborhoods.

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Climate change: China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060' 23.9.2020 BBC: World
China's surprise announcement of a long-term goal to curb emissions boosts UN climate talks.
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GE: Industrial giant will stop building coal-fired power plants 22.9.2020 BBC: Business
In a dramatic reversal, one of the world's biggest makers of coal-fired plants will exit the market.
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Europe Drives Destruction of US Forests in the Name of Fighting Climate Change 21.9.2020 Truthout.com
U.S. forests are being chopped down to feed the EU’s voracious demand for wood pellets to generate biomass ...
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