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Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy 15.10.2019 WRI Stories
Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy Consensus statement raises the bar for corporate leadership on climate change (WASHINGTON – October 15, 2019) Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of Corporate America to step up their engagement on climate policy. Signatories include the heads of BSR, C2ES, CDP, Ceres, Conservation International, Environmental... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Editorial: Were California's power outages worth it? 15.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

PG&E and Southern California Edison need to answer tough questions about last week's power outages. Namely, did they accomplish anything?

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Congress has the subpoena power to stand up to a bully president. Enforcing it is trickier 15.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The founders didn't anticipate a president or that leader's allies would be so unwilling to act in the best interests of the U.S. and the rule of law.

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Leading (and managing) the charge to electric fleets 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
To avoid sticker shock on your utility bill, you must move to a managed charging model for your EV or hybrid fleet.
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Want the real deal for a New Deal on climate? Look to the states 14.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These leading states are setting legally binding, economy-wide, greenhouse gas emissions targets.
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Minnesota's cold weather rule kicks in Tuesday 14.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Starting Tuesday, homeowners and renters struggling to pay natural gas and electric bills qualify for a break. The rule protects people from shut-offs of natural gas and electricity through April 15.
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Google Has Made Some Generous Contributions to Climate Change Deniers 13.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Google has made “substantial” contributions to some of the most notorious climate deniers in Washington despite its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis. Among hundreds of groups the company has listed on its website as beneficiaries […]
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Opinion: We're one step closer to seeing Trump's financial records. That's a win for oversight 12.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A House committee's interest in Trump's financial records may be more about politics than policy. But that's no reason to hamstring Congress' ability to provide oversight.

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PG&E Was Once Part of the Climate-Denial Machine That Helped Fuel California’s Blackout Crisis 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
Rather than take the chance that its downed power lines would spark another blaze like last year’s Camp Fire, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the largest utility in California, shut off the power for more than 600,000 of its 16 million customers this week. Climate change has helped wildfires spread far and wide and lengthened […]
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Newsletter: Fires and fury 11.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Fires and Fury On a day when utilities turned off power to millions to reduce the chance of a spark, a dump truck driver who hastily offloaded burning trash on the side of a Riverside County highway started a fire that burned dozens of residences in a mobile home park.

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Letters to the Editor: Power outages in high winds are what we get from for-profit utilities 11.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Investor-owned utilities like PG&E must balance service with making money. Hence, the mass power outages to avoid financial liability for a wildfire.

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A climate advocate walks into an oil industry summit ... 11.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Our energy analyst was invited to a petroleum conference. Here's what happened next.
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To ensure North Carolina’s Clean Energy Plan succeeds, we must act now 10.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
To ensure North Carolina’s Clean Energy Plan succeeds, we must act now
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Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters 10.10.2019 WRI Stories
Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters Comments|Add Comment|PrintAppalachian Trail in Pennsylvania. Photo by Nicholas A. Tonelli/Flickr Last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued an executive order instructing the state Department of Environmental Protection to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a collaboration between nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states (New Jersey will rejoin the program in 2020 and Virginia is expected to join in 2021) aimed at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The New Era of Data Driven Methane Management: Q&A with BPX Chief Innovation Officer 10.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The New Era of Data Driven Methane Management: Q&A with BPX Chief Innovation Officer
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Dark Money Is Pouring in To Protect the “Worst Energy Policy in the Country” 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
This summer, Ohio’s beleaguered nuclear and coal plants got a major gift in the promise of a big bailout. Now, the fight over that promise has escalated into one of the most dramatic and bizarre showdowns of the 2020 election cycle. It all started back in July, when the Ohio state legislature passed a law—called […]
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California's huge, humiliating power outages expose the vulnerabilities of PG&E's power grid 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

California utilities are woefully behind on maintenance and new power systems to prevent long-term blackouts.

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Editorial: Don't just blame PG&E for the Northern California blackouts. It's everyone's fault 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Living without power for hours and even days will be hard. But this is the way Californians have to live now, thanks to bad land use choices and climate change.

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PG&E loses exclusive control of its bankruptcy recovery plan 10.10.2019 LA Times: Business

California power giant PG&E Corp. was stripped of its right to exclusively pitch a reorganization plan in court, escalating an already heated battle over the largest utility bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Federal methane rollbacks spark new opposition from 12 major utilities 10.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Federal methane rollbacks spark new opposition from 12 major utilities
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