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Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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Electric car emissions myth 'busted' 23.3.2020 BBC: Science
Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.
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How power companies are keeping your lights on during the pandemic 19.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Utilities say they're prepared to keep electricity and gas flowing while the coronavirus crisis plays out.

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Coal power developers 'risk wasting billions' 12.3.2020 BBC: Science
It is cheaper to build new renewable sources of energy generation than coal plants, a report says.
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Oil Executives Claim Halting Fossil Fuel Production Would Be “Criminal” 10.3.2020 Truthout.com
As public support for fossil fuels wanes, industry groups are continuing to push false claims to the ...
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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This 'gay, atheist, leftist' is taking on Poland's right-wing government — by running for president 5.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

In Poland, where the conservative Catholic Church has a deep hold, an atheist, Robert Biedron, is the first gay man in history to run for president.

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Climate change: Workers and poor 'need protection' from policies 5.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Report demands a clean industrial revolution - but without harming workers or the poor.
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Your Plastic Addiction Is Bankrolling Big Oil 3.3.2020 Mother Jones
Let’s say you lost your headphones, so you order replacements on Amazon. They arrive in a blue-and-white Amazon-branded plastic envelope. Inside, there’s a clear plastic bag, and inside that, a hard plastic container, and inside that, finally, the headphones themselves, which are mostly plastic. I know the feeling that comes next: a twinge of guilt […]
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GE says it's going green. Overseas, it's still pushing coal 3.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The struggling company is involved in 19 coal power plants in 17 countries, including many with lower environmental standards than the U.S.

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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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When It Comes to Sustainability, Amazon Delivers… Greenhouse Gas Emissions 27.2.2020 Truthout.com
As a seller of plastic junk, packaged in more plastic junk, Amazon hardly qualifies for the “low-emission ...
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It is still possible for India, Pakistan to resolve issues: Ranil Wickremesinghe 27.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says others can insist that they do so at least to get the SAARC summits moving
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Top DNC Committee Is Packed With Fossil Fuel and Bank Lobbyists 27.2.2020 Truthout.com
Members include lobbyists for companies that oppose progressive policies like Medicare for All and a Green New ...
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Drax power station to cease burning coal in March 2021 27.2.2020 BBC: Business
The power company says the closure of its coal units will cost 230 jobs at the North Yorkshire site.
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Climate change: Pressure on big investors to act on environment 27.2.2020 BBC: Science
Investors are facing scrutiny like never before about what they're doing to tackle climate change.
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Interior states sue to force California cities and other West Coast ports to ship coal exports 26.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

As the movement to ban coal exports gains on the West Coast, coal states are mounting a legal offensive to protect mining jobs and tax revenue.

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Column: Trump says the economy is doing great — but whose economy is it? 26.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Trump's economy has been great for stock investors, but not for workers.

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Africa grapples with clean energy conundrum 25.2.2020 BBC: World
The continent desperately needs more power but it also wants to avoid damaging the environment.
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