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The Spot: After apparent snub, has Jared Polis regained this group’s trust? 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In this week's politics newsletter, The Spot: Hickenlooper and Bennet are in Iowa, the sex education bill clears the House and politicos on the move to new jobs.
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As Minnesota moves toward green energy, young family does, too 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Working for the oil industry paid better, but this mom and dad were looking for more compensation than just money.
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Denver CEO of oil and gas firm accused of defrauding Weld County landowner 20.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Denver man and founder of an oil and gas royalty consulting firm has been accused of defrauding a Weld County landowner out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in mineral royalties.
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Trump Interior Department Secretary Pick Gutted Protections for Birds 16.2.2019 Truthout.com
David Bernhardt is determined to reduce regulations and foster Trump's goal of "American energy dominance."

The post Trump Interior Department Secretary Pick Gutted Protections for Birds appeared first on Truthout.

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The Shutdown as Shock Doctrine 15.2.2019 Truthout.com
The right wing could use the shutdown as a pretext to accelerate cuts to public services it deems "inessential."

The post The Shutdown as Shock Doctrine appeared first on Truthout.

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As lawsuits over climate change heat up, oil industry steps up attacks on its critics 13.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The oil industry has been depicting itself lately as the target of a conspiracy by scientists, local government officials and climate-change activists to make it look bad.

It may seem odd that a conspiracy really is necessary to punch holes in the fossil fuel companies’ public reputation, but here’s...

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Senate passes public lands package, including permanent authorization for Land and Water Conservation Fund 13.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A package of more than 100 bills that would increase conservation and access to the outdoors nationwide passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday.
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The State of the Resistance 7.2.2019 Truthout.com
People are mobilized, and intersecting resistance has come to define grassroots activism in the era of Trump.

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Trump Administration Drills Down on Alaska’s Arctic Refuge 5.2.2019 Truthout.com
The deeply unpopular plan would benefit a few rich oil companies while threatening people, wildlife and the climate.

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President Trump nominates Colorado native David Bernhardt to be next Interior secretary 5.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he will nominate the Department of Interior's acting secretary, David Bernhardt, a Colorado native, to lead the agency.
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Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? 3.2.2019 Truthout.com
The effects of climate change are unpredictable and will only get worse unless we act now.

The post Climate Change in 2019: What Have We Learned From 2018? appeared first on Truthout.

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Coloradans, other Westerners strongly support public lands, conservation, new poll says 1.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Conservation in the West poll shows strong support for public lands, growing concerns about the region's water supplies and climate change and opposition to the Trump administration's environmental policies.
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During shutdown, U.S. quietly moved ahead with oil leases near sacred land 31.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park and other sites sacred to Native American tribes.

The sale comes as Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized...

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How we can rid ourselves of fossil fuels without sparking another 'yellow vest' revolt 31.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Here’s a word of caution to Germany, which plans on closing all its coal power plants, and Green New Deal advocates within our own country who propose to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by regulatory control alone: Remember the French “yellow jacket” protests.

We can all agree on...

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Gas find in North Sea hailed as biggest in a decade 29.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
It is estimated that 250 million barrels of gas can be recovered from the Glengorm field, east of Aberdeen.
Bill to preserve 400,000 acres of Colorado lands biggest effort in 25 years 26.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The most ambitious effort in a quarter century to preserve mountain wilderness and historic landscapes in Colorado will launch Monday, with the introduction of a bill in Congress that aims to protect 400,000 acres of public lands in the state and pay special homage to Camp Hale, home to the historic 10th Mountain Division.
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Is Trump Using the Shutdown to Serve Energy and Hunting Special Interests? 25.1.2019 Truthout.com
Lawmakers and nonprofits are calling out the administration for using the shutdown to cater to special interests.

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Anti-fracking activists sue Colorado over “forced pooling,” promise more challenges 24.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The latest salvo in the battle over oil and gas drilling in Colorado was fired Wednesday, with a group of Broomfield mineral owners filing a lawsuit in federal court that challenges a pillar of state mining law.
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A Carbon Tax in Washington State Seemed Like a Sure Thing. What Went Wrong? 23.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Early on election night, as a drizzly dusk settled over Seattle, I made my way to the Arctic Club, a hotel decorated with explorers’ maps and a fake polar bear—a fitting place to await the results on Washington’s carbon tax […]
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Experts call for review of quake limits on UK fracking 22.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Researchers involved in monitoring fracking in the UK say the limits on seismic activity are "too conservative".
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