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The U.K economy is growing — but its energy use is shrinking 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The United Kingdom's total energy use has dropped 10 percent since 2002, unlike other EU countries. It's a quiet victory in the fight against climate change. It's also a bit mysterious.
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Pardon me, turkey, is this stool taken? Scientists turn poultry poop into fuel 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When heated under proper conditions, turkey droppings transform into a form of coal, and serve as a renewable resource. Just think: Someday you might roast your holiday turkey using its own excrement.
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'Cut lamb and beef' to fight climate change 15.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced to help combat climate change, a report says.
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Climate change: Five cheap ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere 25.10.2018 BBC: Science
A new US study says that several low-cost technologies can be deployed right now to limit global warming.
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Do We Really Have the Time and the Tools to Fix Climate Change? 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Yes, but the solution lies not in global techno-fixes but in respect for the land and the rights of people.

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The Swedish wasteland that's now a sustainability star 3.10.2018 BBC: Business
Does Stockholm's world-famous eco-neighbourhood really offer a template for green urban living?
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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

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Scott Pruitt seems determined to harm the environment 30.4.2018 Washington Post: Editorials
Two major announcements last week illustrate the EPA administrator’s pattern of siding with industry over experts.
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UK powers on without coal for three days 24.4.2018 BBC: Business
National Grid says the 72-hour streak is the longest since the 1880s.
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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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Wealth From Waste 23.2.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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El Paso County child dies of flu 18.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
El Paso County child dies from the flu, and state health officials worry the worst is yet to come as the virus circulates another two to three months.
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A hole in Virginia’s climate plan 6.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Burning biomass is no better than burning coal.
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Scientists just presented a sweeping new estimate of how much humans have altered the planet 21.12.2017 Washington Post
Scientists just presented a sweeping new estimate of how much humans have altered the planet
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Loggers' group sues to stop shutdown of biomass power plant 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The plant burns wood chips and turkey litter. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Cass County, says a shutdown would hurt the environment and cost jobs.
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NYU Tandon Sustainable Energy Researcher Named a Top Young Latin American Innovator by MIT Technology Review 11.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
BROOKLYN, N.Y: Miguel Modestino, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, has been named among the MIT Technology Review, Spanish edition "Innovators Under 35." The list honors 35 leading young researchers from Central and South America.
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Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson to step down 21.9.2017 BBC: Business
The UK power producer says its current finance chief, Will Gardiner, will take over the top role.
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California commits $5 million to turn dead trees to fuel 14.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A plan to turn some of California’s 100 million dead trees into fuel has gotten a boost from the state. The state Energy Commission approved a $5 million grant Wednesday to help fund a biomass operation in California’s Shasta County. California forests have lost tens of millions of trees this decade, […]
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Expo 2017 Astana: An Indian showcase in Kazakhstan 9.9.2017 Hindu: Home
“10,000 to 12,000 visitors drop in every day,” claims Subash Kalia, who is in Kazakhstan as part of the team from the India Trade Promotion Organisation under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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