User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Independent
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Coal
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 24:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump’s infrastructure order threatens local right to protect the environment 24.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Washington blocked a coal terminal under the Clean Water Act. New rules could subvert that authority.
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Kenney defiantly challenges Trudeau on climate 23.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Politics in Canada The summer of 2019 will be "the summer of repeal" according to Jason Kenney, who will be sworn in as the next premier of Alberta on April 30. The UCP leader plans to recall the legislature in May to rapidly undo the legislative program of the outgoing NDP government; particularly its Climate Leadership Plan. At the top of the list to be repealed is an Alberta carbon tax imposed as part of a grand bargain negotiated by the NDP with representatives of the oil industry. In return for a tax on consumers -- it could have fallen entirely on Big Oil as part of an existing large-emitters carbon levy -- a significant group of oil sands producers agreed to support an NDP cap on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Small oil patch operators remained generally negative. This Alberta NDP deal initiated by outgoing premier Rachel Notley was highlighted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when his cabinet came down in favour of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX). Trudeau backed up his support for ...
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Utilities should consider these creative tools to speed system decarbonization 28.3.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Recent news provided a "mic drop" to power providers.
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Global Carbon Emissions Hit Record High In 2018: IEA 26.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
China, the United States, and India together accounted for nearly 70 percent of the rise in energy demand.
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New Mexico’s ‘mini’ Green New Deal, dissected 25.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Energy Transition Act could be a model for ambitious policies of the future.
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Across Appalachia, historic coal towns are looking to the outdoor economy for their next act 6.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Can recreation and tourism benefit the regional economy and fill a gap left by the declining coal industry — sustainably?
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Wyoming Legislature extends lifeline to coal power 5.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As economics challenge coal’s future, Wyoming passes a law to prop it up.
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Push for renewables vexes Western power supplier 25.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Tri-State’s future looks less than bright unless it can keep up with the times.
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Environmental victories don’t guarantee economic justice 14.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without a just transition, the Navajo Generating Station closure will have harmful consequences.
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Bill Gates' quixotic quest to revive nuclear power 7.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The argument for building nukes, never mind subsidizing them, has lost its power.
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5 things to look for in the Green New Deal 6.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
From job losses to carbon taxes to just what clean energy means, anyway, here's what to watch in the new policy proposal.
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How China’s big overseas initiative threatens global climate progress 4.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
China’s new infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road Initiative, could transform economies — but its focus on coal-fired power plants is reckless.
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Understanding the policy principles for a 'just transition' 4.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
'Just transition' was the hot topic at last year's COP24 climate conference in Poland, but how can governments and businesses deliver on their promises?
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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It's the clean economy, stupid 14.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The new Rhodium Group report highlights rising emissions — indicative of a growing economy, but lack of drawdown solutions.
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Here's why climate policies don't really kill jobs 3.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
An environmental economist provides the evidence.
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Cutting carbon requires both innovation and regulation 31.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Where coal-state Sen. John Barrasso got it wrong in a recent New York Times op-ed.
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When a huge utility company pledges to go carbon free 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Xcel Energy says it wants to ‘step up and do more’ to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Do climate policies have a negative effect on jobs? 14.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Climate change will hurt the economy if not addressed, but evidence on how environmental regulations affect unemployment is mixed.
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What utilities can teach us about fighting climate change 13.12.2018 GreenBiz.com
Even a $400 billion industry can move when the money is right and the need for climate action is clear.
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