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Virginia Anti-Corruption Movement Faces Down Corporate Backlash 20.7.2018 Truthout.com
It's a rigged system that has repeatedly put electricity consumers in Virginia at an economic disadvantage.

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The Limits of Green Energy Under Capitalism 16.7.2018 Truthout.com
Renewable energy cannot grow fast enough to avert climate catastrophe under capitalism's growing demand for energy.

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Spring Creek fire burns former Forbes Ranch, Colorado’s largest private land holding home to three 14ers 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
As the Spring Creek Fire raged through Costilla and Huerfano Counties, it affected thousands of acres of land and property, including Trinchera Ranch -- a 172,000-acre haven formerly colloquially known as "Forbes Ranch."
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There Are a Few Things Environmentalists Actually Do Agree On 7.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Sometimes the most vicious fights occur over the smallest differences. Brutal battles have pitted Catholics that kneel in prayer against Protestant sects that stood before the same God. There’s a (possibly apocryphal) story from the US House of Representatives about a senior […]
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Ocasio-Cortez’s Climate Platform Is Just What the Planet — and the Democrats — Need 5.7.2018 Truthout.com
The candidate declared that more hardliners on climate are needed in Congress.

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The Dirty Little Secret Behind “Clean Energy” Wood Pellets 4.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It is touted as a smart way for Europe to reach its renewable energy goals. But try telling Lisa Sanchez thousands of miles away in America that burning wood chips is a form of clean energy. The bucolic charm of her […]
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Chicago Petcoke Battle Prepared Residents to Fight for More Protections 3.7.2018 Truthout.com
A successful push to rid a Chicago neighborhood of petroleum coke piles has galvanized residents.

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Launching new technology needs 'perfect timing' 2.7.2018 BBC: Business
"Innovation is like comedy, it's getting the timing right", says energy storage boss Simon Daniel.
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Power people 26.6.2018 BBC: Technology
Home energy storage could lead to lower bills...eventually.
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An unsettled week will turn hot and quite humid 25.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The atmosphere above Minnesota will experience jolts of energy this coming week. Then add in daily solar heating.  Showers and thunderstorms will be the result. Outflow boundaries from each round of convection often become the starting locations for the next rounds of storms. Forecasting rainfall for specific places becomes quite challenging as this process continues…
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A California Billionaire Sets Michigan's Energy Policy 23.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Tom Steyer cuts a deal with utilities to promote alternative fuels, obviating the need for voter input.
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Solar persuaders 22.6.2018 BBC: Business
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power 18.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
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Paris Is Building the Eco-Community of the Future Right Now. Here’s How. 17.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.

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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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Helping Nigerians move from the slums to affordable green homes of their own 16.6.2018 Hindu: Society
Rapid urbanization has forced millions of Nigerians to live in slums and squatter settlements, as the country’s population is growing faster than its
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St. John's alumnus sues university, wants donation back plus interest 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., is being sued by one of its own graduates who wants his donation back. Roger Lindmark, a 1974 grad, gave $300,000 to St. John's with settlement money he won from lawsuits against big corporations.
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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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Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.
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Pope Francis set to address oil firms over climate change 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
The Vatican will host around 40 representatives from the world's largest energy companies this weekend.
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