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California approves climate change target that critics say is far too weak 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The slower pace to reduce emissions comes as construction of solar and wind farms could be slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas 25.3.2020 BBC: Science
Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.
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Tesla will suspend car production in Fremont to comply with coronavirus lockdown 20.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Tesla will temporarily end production at its Fremont assembly plant beginning March 23 to comply with Bay Area restrictions due to coronavirus.

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Still need hand sanitizer? L.A. perfume makers have some for you 20.3.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Four Los Angeles fragrance creators are hand-blending natural, aromatherapeutic solutions to supplement soap-and-water hand washing as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Lithium startup backed by Bill Gates seeks a breakthrough at the Salton Sea 16.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Lilac Solutions of Oakland is working with an Australian developer and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy to produce a key mineral for batteries.

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In one of the last places to likely see coronavirus, disaster prep is a way of life 13.3.2020 LA Times: Health

On his 2.5.-acre property in outside Idaho Falls, Idaho, 61-year-old David Gillmore has amassed years' worth of food as store shelves go empty amid the coronavirus pandemic. As a Mormon, he is taught to always be ready for disaster.

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Coal power developers 'risk wasting billions' 12.3.2020 BBC: Science
It is cheaper to build new renewable sources of energy generation than coal plants, a report says.
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Work starts on 'UK's first electric petrol station' in Essex 10.3.2020 BBC: Business
The forecourt in Essex will use solar power and aims to open by the summer.
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Oil Executives Claim Halting Fossil Fuel Production Would Be “Criminal” 10.3.2020 Truthout.com
As public support for fossil fuels wanes, industry groups are continuing to push false claims to the ...
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The Smaller Is Better Movement in Nuclear Power 7.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Huge computer screens line a dark, windowless control room in Corvallis, Oregon, where engineers at the company NuScale Power hope to define the next wave of nuclear energy. Glowing icons fill the screens, representing the power […]
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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Letters to the Editor: California Democrats have no idea how to increase housing 4.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cumbersome and sometimes conflicting regulations on building new housing prevent some projects from getting off the ground.

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Energy firm Aggreko shifting towards solar and battery power 4.3.2020 BBC: Business
The energy firm is responding to pressure from customers to cut carbon emissions.
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Onshore wind 'to make comeback in UK' 2.3.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The cheapest form of new power in the UK - onshore wind - is to make a comeback.
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California’s Primary Season Comes Amid a Dramatic Battle Over Nuclear Energy 2.3.2020 Truthout.com
California’s Primary Season Comes Amid a Dramatic Battle Over Nuclear Energy
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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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Africa grapples with clean energy conundrum 25.2.2020 BBC: World
The continent desperately needs more power but it also wants to avoid damaging the environment.
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Europe's Rosalind Franklin Mars rover to make 'pit stop' for repair 24.2.2020 BBC: Science
The Rosalind Franklin robot will be moved from Cannes to Turin to fix a fault on its solar panels.
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Nevada is a land of diversity and reinvention. Will it reshape the presidential race? 22.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In rapidly urbanizing Nevada, the Democratic caucuses will be the first test of a truly diverse electorate in the presidential nominating contests.

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