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With New Jersey Poised to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions, A National Plan Could Show the Way 22.9.2017 WRI Stories
With New Jersey Poised to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions, A National Plan Could Show the WayAdd Comment|PrintNewark, New Jersey. Photo by Alexander Hope/NARA This November, New Jersey will elect a new governor, and both major candidates say New Jersey must do more to combat climate change. Against that backdrop, a new report, An Examination of Policy Options for Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in New Jersey, explores how New Jersey can go from laggard to leader on climate action.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil falling 21.9.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Consumer focused-companies also fell, while energy stocks declined as the price of crude oil headed lower. Insurers and other financial companies led the gainers. KEEPING SCORE: […]
U.S. stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil falling 21.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Technology stocks were down the most. Consumer focused-companies also fell, while energy stocks declined as the price of crude oil headed lower. Insurers...

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Ugandan police tear gas protesters of ‘life presidency’ bill 21.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule.
The Energy 202: The United States and Syria are now the only two countries out of the Paris climate accord 21.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: The United States and Syria are now the only two countries out of the Paris climate accord
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Ugandan police fire tear gas at ‘life presidency’ protesters 21.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for life. The bill is likely to be introduced in the national assembly later Thursday despite growing opposition from religious leaders, civic groups and opposition leaders. Ugandan […]
Hurricane Maria has dealt a heavy blow to Puerto Rico’s bankrupt utility and fragile electric grid 21.9.2017 Washington Post
Hurricane Maria has dealt a heavy blow to Puerto Rico’s bankrupt utility and fragile electric grid
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US stock indexes mixed ahead of Fed announcement; oil rises 20.9.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest economic and interest rate policy update. Industrial companies, including airlines, led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose as oil prices headed higher. Technology stocks were down the most. Several packaged food companies also declined. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & […]
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Stocks mostly flat as investors await Federal Reserve news 20.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Stocks are nearly flat in early trading on Wall Street as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve.

Energy stocks were rising along with the price of crude oil early Wednesday. ConocoPhillips gained 1.3%.

Bed Bath and Beyond plunged 17% after reporting earnings and sales that missed analysts'...

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Stocks are mixed as Fed announcement nears; oil rises 20.9.2017 LA Times: Business

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday, hours before the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update. Industrial companies, including airlines, led the gainers. Energy stocks rose as oil prices headed higher. Technology stocks were down the most....

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From oil refineries to solar plants, unions bend California climate change policies in their favor 20.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

No contour of California’s vast landscape inspires such passionate devotion as its coastline, so state lawmakers recoiled when President Trump announced in April that he wanted to expand offshore drilling. The outrage was channeled into a proposal for preventing any new infrastructure along the...

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UK oil and gas reserves may last only a decade 20.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
The Scottish and UK oil industries are entering their final decade of production, research suggests.A study of output from offshore fields estimates that close to 10 per cent of the UK’s original recoverable oil and gas remains – about 11 per cent of oil and nine per cent of gas resources.The analysis also finds that fracking will be barely economically feasible in the UK, especially in Scotland, because of a lack of sites with suitable geology.
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The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants. 19.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants.
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The North Sea Is Suddenly, Surprisingly, an Oil Hot Spot 19.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
For over a decade, the North Sea’s once-booming oil sector was mired in decline. Against the odds, it has emerged as an unlikely bright spot in today’s stormy global energy industry.
The oil-drunk Trump administration needs to leave Alaska refuge alone 19.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The Trump administration thinks it would be a good idea to allow seismic testing in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to assess how much oil and gas might lie underground, a possible prelude to drilling in a pristine wilderness that provides a vital habitat for polar bears and a variety...

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Hot topic: It takes more than clean power to reach renewables targets 19.9.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Cargill, General Motors, Kimberly-Clark, Mars and P&G throw their weight behind an effort to take stock of thermal loads.
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The Energy 202: Two things you should know when Trump administration talks about Paris climate accord 18.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Two things you should know when Trump administration talks about Paris climate accord
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Move to Open US Atlantic Coast to Oil Drilling Meets Increased Opposition 16.9.2017 Truthout.com
A rare and endangered blue whale spouts near offshore oil rigs after a long dive near Long Beach, California. Now that the Trump administration is opening up Atlantic waters to the industry, the endangered North Atlantic right whale may soon be swimming next to oil rigs as well. (Photo: David McNew / Getty Images News) The Trump Administration has taken steps to open up the United States' Atlantic waters to offshore oil exploration and drilling, sparking fierce resistance up and down the coast. For instance, Timothy O'Brien, a self-described "angler and sportsman" who is president of Tycoon Tackle, Inc. and serves on the Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council,  wrote in an op-ed  in June that "My business and my customers' businesses will be hit hard if the exploration and drilling for oil off the Atlantic Coast goes forward. But it is not just angling that is at risk, the entire coastal economy and way of life is under threat." O'Brien's most immediate ...
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An engineer's perspective on the renewable energy shift 16.9.2017 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A journey through the energy system transition that must take place to shift the planet away from the worst impacts of climate change.
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PSE settlement would boost electric rates by 1 percent, cut natural gas rates by 4 percent 16.9.2017 Seattle Times: Local

PSE reaches agreement on how to fund its costs in closing down a major coal power complex in Montana. The terms have been submitted for approval to the state Utilities and Transportation Commission, which can opt to approve, reject or modify them.
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