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Teaching offshore robots to speak our language 25.9.2020 BBC: Science
New technology has been unveiled which allows humans to ask robots questions and understand their actions.
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These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress 24.9.2020 Truthout.com
These Races Will Shape What the US Elections Mean for Climate Progress
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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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18-Year-Old Indigenous Climate Activist Fights to Save Arctic Wildlife Refuge 22.9.2020 Truthout.com
Quannah Chasinghorse is trying to protect the wilderness that the Trump administration opened to oil drilling.
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Environmentalists plan lawsuit challenging Newsom over oil and gas drilling permits 22.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Center for Biological Diversity accused Newsom of being friendly to California's oil industry and issuing new permits without proper environmental reviews.

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New Fossil Fuel Projects Meet Indigenous Resistance in New Mexico 16.9.2020 Truthout.com
The Trump administration appears set to open the region to more extraction, but Navajo activists are ...
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Native Defenders Are Trying to Protect the Arctic Refuge—And Their Way of Life 14.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than three decades, the Gwich’in Native community has helped to fight off repeated attempts by Republican administrations and fossil fuel companies to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, […]
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Google says its carbon footprint is now zero 14.9.2020 BBC: World
The technology giant has also pledged to be using only carbon-free energy by 2030.
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“No One Knows Where This Came From”—Trump Bans Offshore Drilling 13.9.2020 Mother Jones
Something weird happened at a Trump campaign appearance in Jupiter, Florida, on Tuesday. President Trump—long-time antagonist of environmental regulations and big-time proponent of oil and gas development—announced a decade-long ban on offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. “This protects your beautiful Gulf and your beautiful ocean, and it will for a long time […]
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Hurricane Laura Signaled the Arrival of Climate-Intensified Toxic Disasters 12.9.2020 Truthout.com
Pollution will become a significantly worse consequence of climate disasters as greenhouse gas levels continue to ...
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We Need a People’s Bailout as Inequality Worsens Amid COVID-19 9.9.2020 Truthout.com
History’s largest transfer of wealth went in the wrong direction. The time to reclaim stolen funds is ...
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Trump Is Trying to Greenwash His Appalling Environmental Record Before the Election 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During a May 2018 roundtable with more than two dozen outdoor sporting and conservation organizations, after more than a year of leading the Trump administration’s fossil fuel-centric “energy dominance” push, then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to make a “grand […]
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The Fed Invested Public Money in Fossil Fuel Firms Driving Environmental Racism 3.9.2020 Truthout.com
The Fed Reserve should not be propping up a dying industry with a track record of harming communities of ...
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Fracking Company Has Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico Without Penalty 2.9.2020 Truthout.com
Fracking Company Has Made It Rain Toxic Water Upon New Mexico Without Penalty
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Why Do Oil Companies Care So Much About Your Carbon Footprint 31.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. If only there were an app that would let you track your personal carbon footprint in real-time, like a FitBit. You could watch the weight of your emissions grow as you drove to the store, took a bus to […]
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Op-Ed: An end to 'endless wars'? Don't believe it 31.8.2020 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump and the Democrats have shown they lack the prudence to withdraw from Syria, where we have no real military purpose.

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Letters to the Editor: California's blackouts prove it: We still need oil and gas for energy 30.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California's leaders need to set aside ideology and admit that in the near term, the state still needs fossil fuels to prevent blackouts.

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Republicans at the Convention Did Not Lay Out a Plan for Climate Change—Much Less Acknowledge It 29.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Republican National Convention, dominated by veneration of Donald Trump and bleak warnings of the dangers of socialism, has completely ignored the climate crisis, an omission that has disturbed some conservatives who warn the party risks being left behind […]
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Trump Proposes Expanded Drilling and Fracking in California Amid Wildfires 28.8.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Proposes Expanded Drilling and Fracking in California Amid Wildfires
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Turkey's Erdogan hails huge natural gas find 21.8.2020 BBC: Business
President Erdogan says a Turkish drilling ship has made a major gas discovery in the Black Sea.
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