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Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal 18.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Mr. Duque (41), the business friendly protege of hardline former President Alvaro Uribe, has promised to toughen the peace deal while keeping Colombia's business friendly economic policies intact.
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The Social Benefits of Fossil Fuels Far Outweigh the Costs 17.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Inexpensive power enables technological marvels, and even global warming has positive effects.
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Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels 11.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
World-wide spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power.
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EPA Staff Says Trump Administration Changing Agency Mission to Protect Industry 10.6.2018 Truthout.com
The EPA is facing an ongoing, broad-scale takeover by industries it regulates.

The post EPA Staff Says Trump Administration Changing Agency Mission to Protect Industry appeared first on Truthout.

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Moving Towards a Green Economy in Kentucky 9.6.2018 Truthout.com
High school student Kevin Short is working to ensure the state prioritizes people over coal profits.

The post Moving Towards a Green Economy in Kentucky appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump's 'lifeline' for coal, and climate activism's overwhelming whiteness 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This week no Climate Cast, we discuss a plan to require electric utilities to buy more expensive coal and nuclear power, and the climate movement's lack of diversity.
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A Costly, Deadly Obsession With Coal 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
President Donald Trump’s efforts to revive coal mining have been criticized as picking winners. Actually, it’s more like picking losers: coal has become a sunset industry as cleaner energy sources rapidly get cheaper.
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Rick Perry's Obama Imitation 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
His intrusion to save coal and nuclear plants is as bad as renewable subsidies.
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New Study Says Your Gadget Addiction Could Save Us All 5.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by WIRED and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Boy, it’s hard to stay optimistic these days, what with the impending doom of our species at the hands of…our species. Namely, human-caused climate change. Climbing temperatures are ripping apart ecosystems, and rising seas are already forcing people from their homes. If an asteroid […]
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Donald Trump Wants to Rule the World: The Good News Is, He’s Terrible at It 4.6.2018 Truthout.com
This makes clear that Trump and his minions really do believe that the president is basically an absolute monarch.

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Rick Perry Resorts to Subsidizing Coal With Measures Used in Wartime and Natural Disasters 2.6.2018 Truthout.com
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is propping up dying coal and nuclear plants under the purported banner of national security.

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Energy Department Eyes New Plan for Nuclear, Coal-Fired Power Plants 2.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Energy Department is proposing a new plan to bail out failing nuclear and coal-fired power plants by forcing grid operators to take the electricity they produce.
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Trump’s Got a Crazy New Plan to Save the Dying Coal Industry 2.6.2018 Mother Jones
For over a year, President Trump has tried and failed to find a legal way to deliver on his campaign promise to save the coal industry. The administration has already cycled through several proposals, none enacted, that would extend an unprecedented  lifeline to an ailing industry. The Trump administration is considering compelling grid operators to […]
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What does Shakespeare have to do with 'energy?' (Trust us, there's a link) 31.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In his new book, Richard Rhodes lays out an accessible and surprisingly optimistic history of energy by exploring the lives of scientists and inventors -- and a few unlikely people, like the Bard of Avon.
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Piyush Goyal hits back at Arvind Kejriwal over coal claims 31.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Arvind Kejriwal trying to hide his own failures in Delhi’s power situation, says Coal Minister Piyush Goyal 30.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM seeking his intervention in ‘coal shortage’ issue 29.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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The Coal Industry is Dying, and It’s Leaving Communities Like This One to Pick Up the Pieces 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally co-published with ProPublica and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. John Arnett chose Adams County, Ohio, as his home long before he was old enough to vote, drink beer or drive a motorcycle along the Ohio River. After his parents split up, Arnett opted at age 10 to spend most of his time with his […]
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Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers 26.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
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Delhi minister Satyendar Jain awaits Goyal answer on power crisis 26.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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