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Climate Curious: When are electric vehicle fast chargers coming to greater Minnesota? 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As part of our ongoing series, we explore how well you can get around the state in an electric vehicle.
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What we know so far about countries' 2020 climate commitments 5.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The stakes are high — how can we ensure the new nationally determined contributions raise confidence that we are on track to a 1.5 degree C world?
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Collaborative resource planning by utilities and customers benefits both 5.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
By working together, each side can achieve their goals far more quickly.
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Europe is burning U.S. wood as climate-friendly fuel, but green groups protest 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In the search for alternatives to coal and gas, some European countries have turned to a very old fuel. They're importing wood from the United States. Some environmentalists say it makes no sense.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels ...
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar PV installation at a Shanghai train station. Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr. Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels specified in the Paris Agreement. Last week, these scientists announced that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants 2.12.2019 WRI Stories
China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants Comments|Add Comment|PrintA coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China. Photo by Kleineolive/Wikimedia Commons As the world turns attention to the UN climate meetings this week, news from China has captured global headlines: From January 2018 to June 2019, the country added 43 gigawatts (GW) of net new coal power capacity to its existing 1,000 GW coal fleet, while the rest of the world collectively reduced coal capacity by 8 GW.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 2.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate ...
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How actor Michelle Pfeiffer championed the world's first circular fragrance line 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The first C2C- and EWG-certified fragrances were made with a unique startup-nonprofit-corporate collaboration. Here's what that means for the cosmetics industry at large.
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IKEA to invest $220 million into becoming 'climate positive' 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The investment will be focused on two areas — green energy and reforestation.
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Better battery storage needed to meet 100% renewable energy goals, Platte River Power says 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Platte River Power Authority is expected to release its integrated resource plan, outlining exactly how it plans to reach this ambitious goal of providing 100% renewable energy by 2030, in mid-2020. However, a new study commissioned by leaders in renewable energy industry showed that this massive undertaking could be more efficient by only requiring 90% or even 80% renewable energy and allowing natural gas to act as the nexus.
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 28.11.2019 WRI Stories
Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtests in Santiago, Chile. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate crises cannot be treated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 27.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The United States is the only nation that doesn’t show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn’t mean most Americans aren’t trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and ...
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Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics 27.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near.
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Dire UN Report Says We Must—and Can—Dramatically Lower Emissions in 10 Years 27.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Countries must make an unprecedented effort to cut their levels of greenhouse gases in the next decade to avoid climate chaos, the UN has warned, as it emerged that emissions hit a new high last year. Carbon dioxide emissions in 2018, […]
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Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act will improve the state’s economic climate 26.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act will improve the state’s economic climate
Greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, U.N. report says 26.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A United Nations report warns that greenhouse gas emissions from the world's largest economies must drop dramatically in the next decade to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 26.11.2019 WRI Stories
12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr. The United States is the only nation that doesn't show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn't mean most Americans aren't trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and counties that support the Paris Agreement make up about two-thirds of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy 22.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
Today, transportation accounts for almost 30% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. The good news is that passenger vehicles in the U.S. are electrifying at an unprecedented rate. In 2018, one million electric vehicles (EVs) were on the ...
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Which Countries Will Step Up Climate Commitments in 2020? What We Know Now 22.11.2019 WRI Stories
Which Countries Will Step Up Climate Commitments in 2020? What We Know Now Comments|Add Comment|PrintMadrid, site of COP25. Photo by Roberto Taddeo/Flickr */ When countries adopted the 2015 Paris Agreement, they designed it to steer the world onto a pathway that would limit temperature rise to well below 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) by 2100, while striving for the 1.5-degree C (2.7 degrees F) goal. To ensure that countries take on greater climate action over time, the agreement requires each... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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