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Iran's leader talks tough, but the knives are out for him 18.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Iran is fast losing the support of its own people. Did Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's Friday sermon help bring unity, or exacerbate tensions?

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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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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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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Iranians Would Kindly Like Donald Trump To “Shut Up” 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
When Iran’s military admitted on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down a civilian airliner, Ukraine Airlines Flight 752—killing all 176 of its mainly Iranian passengers and crew—Iranians started taking to the streets in shock, sadness, and outrage that, for many, at least temporarily overshadowed their anger toward the United States after it assassinated top […]
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Trump Is an “Existential” Threat: Ilana Glazer, Eric Holder, and 2020 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Voting is power, says Mother Jones voting rights reporter Ari Berman. But since the nation’s birth, those with actual legislative power have disenfranchised people of color, low-income Americans, and women to prevent their interests from being represented. And the stakes are only getting higher: As the 2020 presidential election approaches—and with the first votes in […]
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You Don’t Need an Olympic Medal to Stand Up for Human Rights, but How’s This for a Protest? 15.1.2020 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. They told her where to go, what to wear, how to act, what to say. Iran’s only female Olympic medalist has said enough is enough: She’s defected in protest. “My troubled spirit does […]
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'Death to the dictator': What is Iran's future? 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Protests are again gripping Iran after the downing of a Ukrainian plane that killed all 176 people on board

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Racist housing practices from the 1930s linked to hotter neighborhoods today 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A study of more than 100 cities nationwide shows neighborhoods subjected to discriminatory housing policies nearly a century ago are hotter today than other areas.
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It's time for Silicon Valley to start buying electric commuter buses 14.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Many big Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Genentech use large fleets of private commuter buses. This year more of these vehicles will run on batteries.
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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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Two states. Eight textbooks. Two American stories. 13.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.
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Thousands of Iranians Have Bravely Protested the Government’s Role in Ukrainian Plane Crash 13.1.2020 Mother Jones
Thousands of people took to the streets across Iran this weekend to condemn their government for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane—killing all 176 people on board—and then lying for days to hide its role in what happened. In Tehran, people flooded main squares on Saturday afternoon demanding repercussions for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, […]
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Iran's leaders face a second day of protests amid rage over downing of Ukrainian plane 13.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Demonstrations spread in several Iranian cities, with furious Iranians excoriating their leaders for downing a Ukrainian airliner.

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Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shootdown 13.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States.
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Iran's 'unforgivable mistake' of downing plane elicits furor at home and abroad 12.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
After many denials, Iran's admission that it accidentally downed a Ukrainian plane was cautiously embraced by world leaders as a "step forward." Back in Tehran, protesters' reaction was far angrier.
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake; protests ensue 11.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

In the face of mounting evidence, Iran has acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard

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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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An artist set out to paint climate change. She ended up on a journey through grief 11.1.2020 LA Times: Science

An artist discovered the uneasy feelings she had about climate change were akin to mourning. She's channeling those emotions through her art.

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Garden Calendar: Camellia gazing, succulent show and water-saving workshops 11.1.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Upcoming gardening events include a camellia celebration, L.A. Arboretum's lantern sculptures fest, a native landscaping talk and a succulents show.

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