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Why Jane Fonda is moving to Washington (for now) 11.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Jane Fonda is moving to Washington to protest the lack of U.S. action on global warming. She talks about climate change, activism and being 81 in Hollywood.

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Wexit: Why some Albertans want to separate from Canada 5.10.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
As talk about climate change in Canada heats up, so has Alberta's separatist movement.
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New billing system causing problems for Xcel Energy customers 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new billing system at Xcel Energy is making it hard for customers to pay their bills online, and the utility company said Monday it is trying to fix it.
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Activists say new laws to protect critical infrastructure aim to silence them 25.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Climate activists protesting oil and gas are the first charged under a new critical infrastructure law in Texas. Supporters say the laws protect ports, pipelines and other sensitive places.
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'The devil's excrement': How did oil price become so important? 25.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
What would it take to overturn the world's dependency on oil?
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Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Bureau of Land Management’s new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong criticisms from environmentalists and a defense from the senator who orchestrated the headquarters move.
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Protests planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change 20.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Protests, walkouts are planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change in a youth-led movement for renewable energy, carbon-neutral goals

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Jeff Bezos promises Amazon will be net-zero carbon by 2040. His workers want more 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Amazon expands its pledge to fight climate change after a growing number of Amazon workers say the e-commerce giant isn't moving fast enough. Hundreds of them plan to walk out Friday as part of a global "climate strike."

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Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department has released its final plans to allow a pristine Alaska wildlife refuge to be leased for oil drilling.

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T Boone Pickens, legendary US oilman, dies at 91 12.9.2019 BBC: Business
Mr Pickens was known for his activism on behalf of shareholders.
T. Boone Pickens, iconic oil tycoon, dead at 91 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The legendary energy executive, whose name symbolized big oil, died Wednesday at age 91. He founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments.
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Oil tycoon and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

The oil tycoon led bids to take over Gulf, Phillips and Unocal, and late in his career became a champion of renewable energy.

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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Adams County tightens oil and gas regulations, first to do so since Colorado Senate Bill 181 passed 4.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Adams County on Tuesday became the first community in Colorado to enact new rules on oil and gas extraction -- including a doubling of the state-mandated distance between new wells and homes -- since a sweeping industry reform bill was passed by state lawmakers earlier this year.
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Big Oil venture funds target green investments 2.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Oil companies are backing the next wave of green energy startups.

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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 26 – Sept. 1 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Editorial: Trump's rollback of methane rules endangers us all to save oil and gas companies pennies 30.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's proposed rollback of rules requiring oil and gas companies to prevent methane leaks is a big step backward in the fight against global warming.

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Challenge of national popular vote compact makes Colorado’s 2020 ballot 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office certified Thursday morning that opponents of assigning the state's Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote collected enough valid signatures to challenge the law in November 2020.
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Greenhouse Gas Regulations So Far Even Oil Companies Object 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It's the right thing to do for the planet," wrote the chairwoman and president of BP America in defence of federal regulations.
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