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Letters to the Editor: Adam Schiff's democracy reforms won't work without the people's righteous anger 27.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Passing laws to constrain the president won't do much good when a lawless administration aided by a lawless attorney general is in power.

Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It? 26.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was a cold February day in Salem, Oregon, and Republican state senators were fleeing the capitol. It was weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the country and kept Americans huddled inside. So members of Oregon’s legislature were […]
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The Role of Long-Duration Energy Storage in Deep Decarbonization: Policy Considerations 24.9.2020 WRI Stories
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'We are fighting for real democracy': Why protesters are taking on Thailand's king 24.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Tattep Ruangprapaikitseree and other young activists want to rein in the monarchy and its military allies who have ruled Thailand since a 2014 coup.

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Here is Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035 24.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Here are the key points of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035.

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Los Angeles hid a methane leak for a year. Activists want the power plant shut down 23.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Valley Generating Station helped L.A. avoid blackouts. But it operates in one of California's most polluted neighborhoods.

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Column: Your power probably isn't shutting off, regardless of what the 'utility' says 22.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Utilities nationwide and throughout California are warning customers to ignore fraudulent calls threatening a service shutdown if you don't pay some cash.

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Chicago suburbs warn ComEd: It’s time to pay up on local utility taxes 19.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
More than 50 Chicago suburbs are demanding ComEd pay them local utility taxes they say they're owed.
Emails Show the Meatpacking Industry Drafted an Executive Order to Keep Plants Open 18.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In late April, as COVID-19 raced through meatpacking plants sickening and killing workers, President Donald Trump issued a controversial executive order aimed at keeping […]
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Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 17.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state ...
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Editorial: No, California didn't legalize pedophilia. Here's what a new law Newsom signed really does 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Gavin Newsom deserves praise for signing a bill that equalizes penalties for perpetrators of certain sex offenses against minors. That's because he no doubt knew the political hazards of SB 145 — even though, on examination, it really ought to be a no-brainer.

Puerto Rico communities and Energy Bureau chart path to a clean, resilient future 15.9.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Puerto Rico communities and Energy Bureau chart path to a clean, resilient future
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Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 15.9.2020 WRI Stories
Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn the United States, market shifts are accelerating the transition to clean energy, including wind energy. Photo by USDA NRCS Montana/Flickr In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state and local governments and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Bottom-Up Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 15.9.2020 WRI Stories
Bottom-Up Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn the United States, market shifts are accelerating the transition to clean energy, including wind energy. Photo by USDA NRCS Montana/Flickr In spite of a global pandemic and the worst economic conditions in nearly a century, U.S. states, cities and businesses are continuing to lead the fight against climate change. A new report by America’s Pledge provides crucial evidence that state and local governments... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The Election Interference Is Coming From Inside the White House 11.9.2020 Mother Jones
Last week, 11 Democratic senators signed on to a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin demanding the United States impose new sanctions on Russians who attempt to interfere with the 2020 election. “There is virtually no national security threat more serious,” they wrote, “than that posed by those who would undermine confidence in, and the […]
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Powering China with Clean Energy After COVID-19 10.9.2020 WRI Stories
Powering China with Clean Energy After COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintRooftop solar panels in Kunming, China. Photo by Matthijs Koster/Flickr Following the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and its serious social and economic impact, China has started to stimulate its economy in an effort to recover. Provinces have announced their investment plans, in which new infrastructure plays an extremely important role. This infrastructure will also profoundly affect the development of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A Doctor Went to His Own Employer for a COVID-19 Antibody Test. It Cost $10,984. 9.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. When Dr. Zachary Sussman went to Physicians Premier ER in Austin for a COVID-19 antibody test, he assumed he would get […]
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Trump EPA guts tough standards for toxic metals dumped into U.S. waterways by coal-fired power plants, including biggest polluter on Lake Michigan 9.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Benefits for energy companies would come at the expense of more than 20 million Americans who drink water and eat fish from lakes and rivers polluted by coal plant discharges, documents show.
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Trump Is Trying to Greenwash His Appalling Environmental Record Before the Election 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During a May 2018 roundtable with more than two dozen outdoor sporting and conservation organizations, after more than a year of leading the Trump administration’s fossil fuel-centric “energy dominance” push, then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to make a “grand […]
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Trump’s Pick for Afghanistan Ambassador Wants to Withdraw US Troops Immediately 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
In a move the could have major implications for the longest running war in US history, the Trump administration is planning to nominate Will Ruger to be the next ambassador to Afghanistan, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Ruger, an anti-interventionist conservative, has long championed an immediate withdrawal of American troops from that country. “A peace […]
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