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Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 27.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
At the start of this new decade, American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help tackle the climate crisis: 155 cities have committed to 100% community-wide renewable energy; ...
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Op-Ed: Alexander Hamilton would have led the charge to oust Donald Trump 25.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Hamilton and the Federalists went against their policy interests to protect the Constitution against a demagogue in 1800.

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PG&E bankruptcy exit plan doesn't need Newsom's approval — but actually it does 24.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom has pilloried the utility, whose plan to emerge from bankruptcy needs approval by the California Public Utilities Commission, where Newsom has substantial influence.

New York is kicking California's butt in building electrification 24.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A look at the two states’ policies show they have, to this point, prioritized different approaches to spur on electrification.
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Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 23.1.2020 WRI Stories
Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020 Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable energy march in Philadelphia, one of 155 U.S. cities that have committed to 100% renewable electricity. Photo by Becker1999/Flickr At the start of this new decade, American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to help tackle the climate crisis: 155 cities have committed to 100% community-wide renewable energy; 15 states plus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What businesses should know about the evolution of rural solar 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Solar panels may harness the sun’s energy in the same way that plants do, but while some rural residents view them as another revenue-enhancing crop, others see them more as weed-like nuisances that threaten their pastoral way of life.
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Think distributed solar-plus-storage isn’t cost-effective? Think again 23.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Commercial customers paying demand charges and time-of-use rates should seriously consider an investment in these assets.
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A Post-Roe Future Will Rely on Women Taking Control of Their Own Care. The Right Won’t Fail to Notice. 23.1.2020 Mother Jones
While miracles are not the stuff we should have to rely upon for our legal rights to remain in place, by some tiny, blessed miracle, Roe is still the law of the land. Even so, a post-Roe future feels alarmingly close. In fact, as we at Mother Jones have written before, in many ways that future is already here. And […]
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Arizona’s Largest Utility Commits to 100% Clean Power by 2050, Adding to Growing Momentum for Climate Action 22.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Arizona’s Largest Utility Commits to 100% Clean Power by 2050, Adding to Growing Momentum for Climate Action
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What a small country’s successes and mistakes can teach us about emission pricing 21.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
What a small country’s successes and mistakes can teach us about emission pricing
With Trump’s Impeachment, American Democracy Is on Trial 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
The start of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is a reminder that the American political system does include safeguards and norms that are meant to protect the citizenry from corruption and misdeeds in the highest offices of the land. What happens in the Senate over the next few weeks will show whether these […]
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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario?
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Driving a zero-emissions future: GM’s holistic approach to meeting long-term energy goals 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: CMS Enterprises talks with global sustainability leader Rob Threlkeld of General Motors about the roles renewable energy plays in helping GM meet its energy and business goals.
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Editorial: 2nd Amendment sanctuaries are acts of faithlessness in government 19.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The 2nd Amendment sanctuary movement is a dangerous display of faithlessness by local governments that feeds anti-government extremism.

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Trump's lawyers accuse the House of trying to overturn the 2016 election 19.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's legal team accused House Democrats of trying to overturn the 2016 election in an angry response Saturday to the impeachment trial summons issued by the Senate ahead of its trial to decide whether to remove the president from office. Democrats issued a 111-page brief as both sides prepared for the opening gavel.

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Senate president raises concerns about possible conflict of interest of Jared Polis’ appointee to Public Utilities Commission 18.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
State Senate President Leroy Garcia is raising questions about the governor's appointment to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission because of the person's ties to a group that opposes a utility regulated by the panel.
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Trump to reinforce protections for prayer in schools 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The president is expected to remind public schools that students have constitutional rights to prayer — and that they could risk losing federal funds unless those rights are protected.
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PG&E’s failures are spurring a movement toward electric cooperatives 16.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Beacause they directly serve the interests of ratepayers, co-ops often can invest more quickly in new technologies and approaches.
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California’s new long-term gas plan is a win for customers and the environment 16.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
California’s new long-term gas plan is a win for customers and the environment
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The next major ESG opportunity for investors in Europe 15.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The next major ESG opportunity for investors in Europe
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