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This Faith Leader Sees Climate Change as a Moral Emergency 6.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last winter, a few dozen scientists and faith leaders walked into the Archdiocese of Boston headquarters in Braintree, Massachusetts, to talk climate change. The meeting took some time to find its footing—after all, these two camps don’t always speak the same […]
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Company defrauded homeowners through PACE program, L.A.’s city attorney alleges 4.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The Los Angeles City Attorney has alleged a Montebello construction company used a government-established loan program to defraud low-income consumers by misleading them into taking on unaffordable financing and abandoning incomplete jobs after it was paid.

In a lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles...

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How state power regulators are making utilities account for the costs of climate change 4.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
State-level politicians are taking climate action into their own hanfs.
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Repowering old mines with new energies in the southwestern United States 3.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Renewables bring plenty of new potential to communities left
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Largest solar project on Maui, developed by Colorado company, gets green light from Hawaii 2.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Maui's largest solar power project has been approved by Hawaii state utilities regulators.
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4 creative ways cities are transitioning to a clean energy future 1.4.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The Bloomberg Philanthropies' American Cities Climate Challenge is accelerating community climate leadership.
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Tracking the relationship between the oil supermajors and climate change 29.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
The top five gas companies say that they're investing in clean energy — but how true is that claim?
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New York lights way in cutting customer costs with clean energy 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Utilities are getting new incentives to invest in so-called non-wires solutions such as rooftop solar, battery storage, energy efficiency and smart load controls.
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Idaho utility spurns coal, pledges 100 percent 'clean' energy by 2045 27.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Idaho Power plans to stop using coal power plants. The news comes as a U.S. energy agency says renewable sources produced a record amount of electricity in 2018.
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4 Ways Local Solar Projects Can Benefit Cities 27.3.2019 THE CITY FIX
When a city decides to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy, headlines follow. But the work has only just begun. Cities have many options for generating and purchasing renewable electricity, each of which comes with distinct benefits and challenges. ...
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4 Ways Local Solar Projects Can Benefit Cities 26.3.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Local Solar Projects Can Benefit Cities Comments|Add Comment|PrintExcitement over a new solar installation. Flickr/BlackRockSolar When a city decides to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy, headlines follow. But the work has only just begun. Cities have many options for generating and purchasing renewable electricity, each of which comes with distinct benefits and challenges. Large, off-site projects tend to offer scale and help make a measurable difference towards... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Can solar power, agriculture and beehives co-exist? A farm outside Longmont is trying to find out. 26.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The 24-acre property at 8102 N. 95th St., which Kominek grew up visiting with his family, could soon have about 3,000 solar panels covering part of it -- but the shade they would cast on the soil won't necessarily stop the land from growing food or hosting pollinators.
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Fossil Fuel Is Pricier Than Solar or Wind. That Means “Coal Is on the Way Out.” 26.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Around three-quarters of US coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to American households, according to a new study. “Even without major policy shift we will continue to see coal retire pretty rapidly,” said […]
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The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal are not unattainable 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.
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A battle is raging over the largest solar farm east of the Rockies 26.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As demand for solar energy continues to grow in the Eastern U.S., the fight over a massive solar farm in Virginia is a harbinger of conflicts to come.
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Hydrogen Fuel Created From Seawater and Solar Power 25.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists were able to electrolyze seawater for up to 1,000 hours and at the same current density used in industrial electrolyzers.
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What do you do with a dead solar panel? 22.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As solar power becomes more common, so does its waste, making solar recycling crucial.
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Scientists Slam Trump’s Bashing of Renewable Energy 21.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“These ill-informed statements show Trump’s allegiance to the fossil fuel industry,” one scientist told Newsweek.
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Donald Trump Bashes Solar Power and 'Windmills' 21.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Hillary [Clinton] wanted to put windmills all over the place," the president told workers in Lima, Ohio.
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Cargill, GM, P&G among group calling for market-ready renewable thermal energy 21.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Scalable commercial options for loads like heating or manufacturing processes haven’t caught up with climate goals.
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