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Last updated: May 28 2020 23:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the Navajo got their day in the sun 28.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the Navajo got their day in the sun Danny Kennedy Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:00 In late March, during the early hours of the COVID-19 crisis, just as New Yorkers were realizing how many might die, a small solar development company closed a $4 million financing deal. "Closing" is never easy, but getting a half-dozen high-net-worth individuals, family offices and foundations to pony up as the world’s finance markets crashed around them was a triumph.  Getting the deal done was impressive in its own right, given that private equity had all but frozen in the weeks before and most venture-backed startups were running on fumes, telling their angel investors and anyone who’d listen that they had three months’ financial runway, or less. It seems even more important now, given the terrible toll COVID-19 is having right where the solar is planned: the Navajo Nation. A young team saddled with ambition and support from their tribal government, this largely native-owned company, Navajo Power , was getting ready to ...
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Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks? 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Under a pandemic, Trump backslides pollution and wildlife protection standards.
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Why plastics are also a climate issue 25.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can’t tackle one successfully without tackling the other, as many of the reasons for and solutions to the growing plastic and climate problems are the same.
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A fossil-fueled town fights back 20.2.2020 Writers on the Range
As coal continues to fade, Pueblo, Colorado, looks to renewables for a new economy.
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Arizona and the momentum of 100 percent clean energy 11.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Arizona Public Service (APS) announced that it will fully decarbonize the electricity it sells. Here's what that looks like.
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Study finds 26,000 lives were saved by shift from coal to natural gas 8.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
“When you turn coal units off you see deaths go down.”
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Nuclear power is clean – if you ignore all the waste 31.12.2019 Current Issue
Compare the annual waste produced by a coal-burning power plant and a nuclear generating station.
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‘Destructive’ extraction taking up prime real estate 31.12.2019 Current Issue
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Nuclear power is emissions-free, but at what cost? 31.12.2019 Current Issue
Compare the annual waste produced by a coal-burning power plant and a nuclear generating station.
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A holiday talk about the climate crisis? Yes, please. 17.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Why a holiday discussion about climate change has a better chance of success, and less chance of conflict, than you might think.
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In rural Colorado, the kids of coal miners learn to install solar panels 13.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where the mines once provided steady employment, solar energy now offers jobs for the next generation.
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5 takeaways from COP25's first week 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From insurers and coal to carbon markets, here's what you need to know from COP25 week one.
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The coal industry is shrinking — here's what miners need for a just transition 5.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Programs should be nurtured to have lasting effects, rather than serving as short-term band-aids.
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Wyoming’s coal-fired economy is coming to an end 4.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state faces a future without an industry that’s been very good to it.
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Good news, bad news: 4 trends in US energy use 19.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
We reviewed the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s energy consumption data, so you don't have to. Here's what you need to know.
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China is positioned to lead on climate change as the US rolls back its policies 16.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reducing China’s reliance on coal energy is an enormous long-term shift. But it looks like that might change.
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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Can Western states afford to break the boom-and-bust cycle? 7.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Climate action on public lands would force a reckoning for fossil fuel dependent states and communities.
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While you were grilling, the world moved forward 8.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
While Americans were doing cookouts and lazing by the lake, the rest of the civilized world was moving forward on climate and other issues.
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