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Trump Cannot Rob From the Working Class to Enrich the Ethanol Lobby | Opinion 22.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
E15, an environmentally unfriendly fuel blend, will soon dominate gas pumps nationwide, a great deal for farmers and the ethanol industry but a raw deal for everyone else.
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Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? 21.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Corporations have driven much of the recent U.S. investment in renewable energy, collectively procuring more than 16 gigawatts of new capacity since 2014, enough to power roughly 5 million homes for a year. Commercial and industrial energy users represent more than 60% of U.S. ...
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Body of man found in car in Green Valley Ranch identified, he died of gun shot wound 20.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A man shot dead and whose body was found in a car in Denver's Green Valley Ranch neighborhood has been identified.
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An electric Hummer? GM ponders a clean revival of a gas guzzler 18.6.2019 LA Times: Business

A zero-emission Hummer sounds as paradoxical as non-alcoholic whiskey, but General Motors Co. is mulling over the idea of building an electric vehicle that would bring the defunct gas-guzzling brand back to life.

For now, it’s just an idea GM is considering as it plans which vehicles will be included...

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L.A.’s slow buses are becoming climate liabilities 18.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In the movie “Speed,” the inconceivable happens: Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves operate a bus during morning rush hour in Los Angeles maintaining a minimum speed of 50 mph. If this feat was implausible when the movie was released 25 years ago, it would be just about impossible today.

Average bus...

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Car ownership is likely to become a thing of the past — and so could public transport 18.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As urban infrastructure goes increasingly digital, mobility is set to fundamentally change.
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Teen arrested in connection with shooting of man found dead in vehicle in Green Valley Ranch 18.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of another man found in a vehicle in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood.
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Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? 17.6.2019 WRI Stories
Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? Comments|Add Comment|PrintBuying renewable energy is just one of several ways to help green the electricity grid. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr. Corporations have driven much of the recent U.S. investment in renewable energy, collectively procuring more than 16 gigawatts of new capacity since 2014, enough to power roughly 5 million homes for a year. Commercial and industrial energy users represent more than 60% of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Colorado man gets life in prison without parole in shooting death of teen 16.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Colorado judge has sentenced a man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2017 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl.
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Improving food cold chains for farmers and citizens in India 14.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New research shows that temperature-controlling supply chains can cut food waste and boost public health in the country.
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Here’s how city dwellers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

It’s no secret that city folk like to eat, shop and travel. But all that consumption adds up to a hefty climate bill.

On the flip side, that means urbanites have a lot of power to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. By changing their diets, their purchasing habits and how they get around, city dwellers...

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At Tesla annual meeting, Elon Musk softens claims of a robo-taxi fleet next year 12.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Less than two months after touting a plan to put driverless taxis on the road, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday walked back the ambitious timetable.

On April 22, just days before Tesla turned to public markets to raise $2.3 billion in debt and equity, Musk had announced at an event called...

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Auto companies don’t need government rules to build cleaner cars 11.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: What's the big deal about the Trump administration lowering auto emission standards?

Car makers can make their products as clean as they wish. They don’t want to build different vehicles for some locations with varying emission standards, and they don’t need to.

What they should...

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Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Island states like Barbados, with a high tourist population and need for resilience, can test the transition to electrifying everything.
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White House rejects carmakers’ plea for a deal with California on emissions 8.6.2019 LA Times: Business

The White House is rejecting a bid from domestic and foreign automakers to restart talks with California over vehicle emission regulations.

A group of 17 auto manufacturers sent a letter to President Trump on Thursday, warning that failing to reach a unified national standard could destabilize...

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Did she swallow helium? Let's take the high-pitched comedy of Erica Rhodes seriously 8.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A man in a seersucker suit sipped a Manhattan. Tourists ambled in, sunburned, wearing sneaks. A woman checked her lipstick. A guy cut into a steak. The air went cool and the lights dimmed. The first of 10 comics hurried to the stage, a wild-haired woman riffing about Russians and a baby born on...

Industrial methane emissions are underreported, study finds 7.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Industrial methane emissions are underreported, study finds
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Stylish skateboarding gear and goodies to keep you rolling 7.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Skateboarders have long been wary of the mainstream moving in on their turf. Authenticity is paramount in skate culture, especially when it comes to gear and clothing. Here are skate-related extras, from fun to fashionable, that just might past the shredder sniff test:

AJ's Toy Boarders

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L.A. is swamped with 311 complaints over homeless camps. But are the cleanups pointless? 7.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
Requests for sweeps of homeless encampments have jumped almost 170% since 2016. That has led to a cycle of cleanups that many now say works for no one in L.A.
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'Fortnite' Update 9.20 Adds Storm Flip & Vaults Hunting Rifle - Patch Notes 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Fortnite" update 9.20 is live Storm Flip Sword Fight modes and more. Read the full patch notes here.
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