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Want the real deal for a New Deal on climate? Look to the states 14.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These leading states are setting legally binding, economy-wide, greenhouse gas emissions targets.
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Policy News: September 23, 2019 24.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: North American bird populations decrease an estimated 30% in 50 years Common bird species severely impacted. Senate Appropriations Bills Include Increases of Department of Energy and Agricultural Research Programs The Department of Energy’s Office of Science receives a 9.6% increase. Administration Finalizes EIS for drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The House ...
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Letters to the Editor: One benefit of climate change? Proving the GOP's dishonesty 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Climate change is settled science, and yet the Republican Party has denied or dismissed it for years. That ought to say a lot about the GOP.

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Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Interior Department has released its final plans to allow a pristine Alaska wildlife refuge to be leased for oil drilling.

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GOP lawmaker presses for answers about Democrat's U of M job 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Republican state lawmaker is calling for House DFL leaders to suspend one of their freshmen members from key posts after questions were raised out the lawmaker’s recent outside employment.
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Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica 11.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Conservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.
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Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction 11.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The acting director of the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday defended his agency’s decision to move its headquarters to Grand Junction in the face of criticisms that it will cause career employees to depart, will needlessly cost federal coffers and could harm tribal interests.
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Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.
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Jay Inslee Won the 2020 Presidential Climate Change Town Hall and Four More Takeaways 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Perhaps Washington Governor and 2020 dropout Jay Inslee has Washington D.C. in his future after all. Climate czar has a nice ring to it.
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Letters to the Editor: Trump is killing the EPA by inflicting death by a thousand cuts 3.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump EPA's methane rule rollback proves once again that the president is trying to kill the agency, one regulation at a time.

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Built by steel, baked by the sun: Pueblo is steeped in tradition, but a new leader hopes to grow this southern Colorado city 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Denver Post reporters, a photographer and an editor visited Pueblo to talk to residents and local leaders about the issues that matter to them.
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Two-Thirds of Young Republicans Fear for Environment Amid Large Surge in GOP Climate Change Concern: Poll 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
An 18 percent surge in environmental concern among young Republicans shows a growing number of GOP voters who say they're worried human behavior is damaging planet Earth.
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Editorial: Trump is trying to unload America's public lands to oil companies before the election 28.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration is in a rush to sell oil leases in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and is racing to open former areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah.

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A Dangerous New Form of Climate Denialism Is Making the Rounds | Opinion 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Finally, we agree that climate change exists. But now this, Senator Rubio?
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to announce run for 3rd term 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, is set to announce Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor.
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Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate 22.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded Democratic field vying for the right to challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner.
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Opinion: Andrew Yang on gun violence, the decline of the American worker and 'freedom dividends' 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, met recently with members of the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy.

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Bipartisan meetings, informal conversations seek common ground on Minnesota's energy future 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Conversations on Minnesota’s next moves on clean energy have continued this summer despite the lack of any significant policy agreements during the legislative session.
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L.A.'s Green New Deal polarizes voters in a district haunted by environmental disaster 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

L.A. City Council candidates John Lee and Loraine Lundquist are competing to represent a Valley district affected by a methane leak in Aliso Canyon.

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The El Paso Manifesto: Where Racism and Eco-Facism Meet 5.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A manifesto posted online shortly before Saturday’s massacre at a Walmart in El Paso that the suspected shooter may have written blamed immigrants for hastening the environmental destruction of the United States and proposed genocide as a pathway to ecological sustainability. Filled […]
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