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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 surge of new plastic production is on the way 17.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Major oil companies, facing the prospect of reduced demand for their fuels, are ramping up their plastics output.
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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund 17.1.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain.
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New Mexico Adopts Critical Oil and Gas Enforcement Rules 16.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Mexico Adopts Critical Oil and Gas Enforcement Rules
Energy Companies Have a Great Friend At Trump’s Interior Department: Their Former Lobbyist 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
David Bernhardt, the man in charge of the nation’s public lands, has come through the revolving door of Washington, D.C. lobbying and back out again. Before becoming secretary of the Department of the Interior, he collected nearly $5 million for his firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as a lobbyist and lawyer from energy clients. Since […]
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Turning carbon into concrete could win UCLA team a climate victory — and $6.5 million 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A UCLA team is vying for the Carbon XPrize, a competition to see who can recycle the most CO2 by turning it into useful products like concrete.

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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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2020 Could Be the Year Carbon Removal Takes Off 15.1.2020 WRI Stories
2020 Could Be the Year Carbon Removal Takes Off Comments|Add Comment|PrintHellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant in Iceland, where 200 tons of carbon dioxide were injected into the subsurface as part of the CarbFix project. Photo by CarbFix/Wikimedia Global greenhouse gas emissions are on track to rise once again to their highest level in history. Our time is shrinking to reduce climate-warming emissions enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5-2 degrees Celsius (2.7-3.6 degrees Fahrenheit)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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8 electric truck and van companies to watch in 2020 13.1.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Get ready for all-electric heavy-duty big rigs, semi-trucks, box trucks, delivery vans and more.
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Trump’s Latest Environmental Rollback Is a Middle Finger to Common Sense 12.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled plans to gut one of America’s most important environmental laws—a move experts say is as much of a handout to polluting industries as it is a slap in the face to science […]
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Column: Why do gas prices rise quickly and come down really, really slowly? 7.1.2020 LA Times: Business

It's not your imagination. Energy experts say it's common for gas prices to rise quickly when oil markets are disrupted and then take their sweet time returning to normal.

10 key trends to watch for the 2020s 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
If so much can change in a year, imagine what the next decade could bring.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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Port ships are becoming L.A.'s biggest polluters. Will California force a cleanup? 3.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

Regulators are mulling tougher pollution restrictions on docked ships, set to become the biggest source of smog-forming pollution in Southern California.

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7 companies making their mark with commercial microgrids 31.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A growing array of players, from startups to global energy giants, are charging up solutions.
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With the new year, Russians will ring in 20 years of Vladimir Putin 31.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Twenty years ago, Boris Yeltsin announced he was stepping down and handing the reins to Vladimir Putin, who changed the course of Russia's history.

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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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Microgrids poised for hockey stick moment, as businesses seek energy resilience 30.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
More commercial and industrial companies are waking up to their risky exposure to climate-related power outages.
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