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California might not require solar panels on new homes, after all 12.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

State officials will vote this week on a proposal to allow "community solar" farms instead of rooftop panels.

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Energy Companies Undertook the Greatest Scam in History 11.11.2019 Truthout.com
Environmental activists rally outside of New York Supreme Court with a banner reading: Exxon Knew
Science isn't enough to stop climate change; the rest of us are needed -- and we are needed now.
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California Could Have Helped Low-Income Residents Weather PG&E Blackouts. But It Didn’t Happen. 10.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Exactly a year ago, as the devastating Camp Fire swept through the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. Frank A. Jr. Funes, a disabled 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, woke in the early morning hours to a phone call. It was […]
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Mike Pence’s Office Meddled in Foreign Aid to Reroute Money to Christian Groups 8.11.2019 Truthout.com
Mike Pence speaks in front of a blue backdrop
Officials at USAID warned that favoring Christian groups in Iraq could inflame religious tension.
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Lobbying Scandal Rattles Alliance Backing Illinois Clean Energy Legislation 8.11.2019 Truthout.com
An electrical tower is silhouetted against the setting sun
Some clean energy and consumer advocates have already said they will no longer work with ComEd or Exelon.
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Logan Paul buys Timothy Leary's former LSD ranch in the San Jacinto Mountains 7.11.2019 LA Times: Business

YouTuber Logan Paul has paid about $1 million for Fobes Ranch in the San Jacinto Mountains, where Timothy Leary and his followers tripped on LSD.

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Letters to the Editor: No natural gas? If that happens, California will dump Democrats 6.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California voters will revolt if state politicians force them to rely fully on an unreliable electrical grid by getting rid of natural gas in homes.

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Nuclear fusion is 'a question of when, not if' 6.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Scientists say we are close to making fusion power a reality - but will it arrive in time to combat climate change?
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General election 2019: Could climate change become a top priority? 6.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Polling suggests the environment is one of three key issues for voters - but by the end of the campaign will politicians be answering their questions?
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Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists 5.11.2019 BBC: Science
Around 11,000 scientists have endorsed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency.
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Walden Monterey, a 600-acre fusion of nature and luxury, moves forward 5.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Offers are now being accepted for Walden Monterey, a 600-acre development with 22 lots each available for $5 million.

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More Renewables Will Mean Less Asthma and Heart Disease in the Midwest 4.11.2019 Truthout.com
A study finds the region stands to gain the most health benefits from a transition to clean ...
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We Need Publicly Owned Utilities 3.11.2019 Truthout.com
A fallen PG&E utility pole lays on a property burned during the Kincade Fire along Highway 128 in Healdsburg, California, on October 28, 2019.
California’s wildfires and blackouts show the dangers of entrusting our power to for-profit corporations.
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General election 2019: Labour pledges billions for home energy upgrades 3.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The party says a huge programme to fund household energy-saving would reduce bills and create jobs.
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Opinion: When the power goes out, the chaos of climate change gets real 2.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When PG&E turned off the power, it made it clear that the climate crisis we face is much bigger than our capacity for remediation.

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Battle over proposed Wisconsin gas plant shows shift in climate fight 29.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Wisconsin regulators held two public hearings early this week on a proposed natural gas power plant that would be co-owned by a Minnesota utility. Environmental groups in both states are fighting the project. That’s emblematic of a larger shift among climate change activists, who are focusing less on coal, and more on natural gas.
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California's blackouts could make fighting climate change even harder 29.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Wildfire-prevention outages by PG&E and Southern California Edison have thrown the reliability of the power grid into doubt.

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California power outages: Here's how you can keep the lights on next time 29.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

PG&E's CEO has said wildfire-prevent blackouts could continue for another decade.

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St. Paul comedy troupe wants to challenge your ideas about Asian women 25.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A St. Paul comedy troupe has more than humor in mind when it hits the stage. The Funny Asian Women Kollective is out to change the stereotype of Asian women as quiet and meek.
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California ditched coal. The gas company is worried it's next 22.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Southern California Gas is engaged in a wide-ranging campaign to preserve the role of its pipelines in powering society.

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