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Why plastics are also a climate issue 25.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can’t tackle one successfully without tackling the other, as many of the reasons for and solutions to the growing plastic and climate problems are the same.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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GE says it's going green. Overseas, it's still pushing coal 3.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The struggling company is involved in 19 coal power plants in 17 countries, including many with lower environmental standards than the U.S.

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Interior states sue to force California cities and other West Coast ports to ship coal exports 26.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

As the movement to ban coal exports gains on the West Coast, coal states are mounting a legal offensive to protect mining jobs and tax revenue.

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Column: Trump says the economy is doing great — but whose economy is it? 26.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Trump's economy has been great for stock investors, but not for workers.

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He resisted Obama's war on coal. Now a Trump official, he's excited for clean energy 20.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Neil Chatterjee, chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, says solar and wind power — and natural gas — are helping address climate change.

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Deadly fires turn Australians into climate change converts, similar to California 13.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Deadly fires in recent years have heightened concerns in California about the impacts of climate change. The same shift is happening in Australia.

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Arizona and the momentum of 100 percent clean energy 11.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Arizona Public Service (APS) announced that it will fully decarbonize the electricity it sells. Here's what that looks like.
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From Coal to Renewables in China: Solving the Water Stress-Power Plant Mismatch 6.2.2020 WRI Stories
From Coal to Renewables in China: Solving the Water Stress-Power Plant Mismatch Comments|Add Comment|PrintHukou Waterfall, Shanxi Province. Photo by Tim Zachernuk/Flickr On the road from coal to renewable energy, China has a complex challenge to face: it must satisfy rising energy demand while reducing carbon emissions and sustainably managing water use without hobbling the power and agriculture sectors or the overall economy. Water stress adds to the challenge, because 66.5% of China’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Coal plants are closing across the West. Here are the companies sticking with coal 5.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

A handful of utilities continue to operate coal plants with no plans to shut them down, defying economic and political headwinds.

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As Xcel moves toward coal-free, will natural gas remain part of energy mix? 31.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel Energy is proposing to replace a coal-fired power plant in Becker with a brand-new plant that would burn natural gas to generate electricity. The company says it needs natural gas as part of its transition to carbon-free electricity. But some climate advocates say building a new fossil fuel plant is unnecessary — and may be unwise.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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A holiday talk about the climate crisis? Yes, please. 17.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Why a holiday discussion about climate change has a better chance of success, and less chance of conflict, than you might think.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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5 takeaways from COP25's first week 9.12.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From insurers and coal to carbon markets, here's what you need to know from COP25 week one.
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CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data 5.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are on track to again climb to a record high in 2019, according to a new report from the Global Carbon Project, putting the world at risk of catastrophic climate change due to these heat-trapping gases. ...
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The coal industry is shrinking — here's what miners need for a just transition 5.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Programs should be nurtured to have lasting effects, rather than serving as short-term band-aids.
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Global carbon pollution continues to rise, but more slowly 4.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.
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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels 4.12.2019 LA Times: Science

It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.

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CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data 4.12.2019 WRI Stories
CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data Comments|Add Comment|PrintCoal still dominates fossil fuel emissions, but is declining. Photo by carmine.shot/flickr Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are on track to again climb to a record high in 2019, according to a new report from the Global Carbon Project, putting the world at risk of catastrophic climate change due to these heat-trapping gases. This is further evidence that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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