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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks 5.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Congress should act now to accelerate the transition to zero-emission trucks
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem 4.12.2019 WRI Stories
Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintSome of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT. Delhi choked under a thick blanket of toxic air last month. The government's pollution control authority declared a public health emergency, and the city's action plan kicked into effect, although its impacts were limited. Many international news outlets covered the crisis, but few captured... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Rockfall mitigation work will slow I-70 traffic near Idaho Springs 4.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Skiers and others driving on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs can expect periodic delays as Colorado Department of Transportation crews perform rockfall mitigation this month.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels ...
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CDOT: Colo. 119 Boulder Canyon project to be complete Dec. 2020 3.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Department of Transportation officials on Monday announced the Boulder Canyon Colo. 119 project could be complete in a year, weather permitting.
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How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
How Countries Can Step Up Climate Pledges Through Action in 4 Key Sectors Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar PV installation at a Shanghai train station. Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr. Every year for the past decade, scientists have come together to measure the gap between where greenhouse gas emissions are headed under current climate pledges, and where they need to be in order to limit global warming to the levels specified in the Paris Agreement. Last week, these scientists announced that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Enhancing NDCs: Opportunities in Transport 3.12.2019 WRI Stories
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 2.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate ...
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Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action 28.11.2019 WRI Stories
Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintProtests in Santiago, Chile. Photo by Carlos Figueroa/Wikimedia Commons Chile withdrew as host of this year’s UN climate conference amid widespread unrest, but that doesn’t mean that fighting climate change should be pushed into second place behind addressing social inequality. On the contrary, the situation in Chile shows all countries that the social and climate crises cannot be treated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Latest Colorado weather updates from our reporters in the field 26.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
This developing story will be updated frequently with the latest from our reporters out in the field, monitoring the snowstorm that has buried most of Colorado in about a foot of snow.
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Colorado road conditions: Heavy snowstorm causing dangerous driving conditions 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The metro area is covered in snow on Tuesday as a winter storm barrels through causing difficult driving conditions and leading to flight cancellations on one of the most heavily-traveled days of the year.
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7 urban air mobility companies to watch 25.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Think ride-hailing flying taxis, electric multicopters and passenger drones that can be summoned with an app.
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Construction on Boulder Canyon to take Thanksgiving pause 25.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Blasting on Boulder Canyon will take a pause for the Thanksgiving holiday, with the schedule adjusted throughout the rest of the week, according to a news release from the Colorado Department of Transportation.
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Colorado unveils a $1.6 billion roadmap of highway projects for the next 3 years 22.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Several sections of Interstate 25 from Pueblo to Denver to Fort Collins will get major money after the Colorado Transportation Commission on Thursday opened a $1.6 billion spigot for road projects across the state over the next three years.
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Denver road conditions: Streets passable Thursday morning but use caution 21.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Metro area roads are for the most part dry but bridges, overpasses and highway ramps can be icy and motorists on Thursday morning, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
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Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress 18.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Outspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.
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Editorial: Climate change prevention is losing to sprawl in San Diego County 15.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

For California, sprawl is proving to be the test of the state's commitment to fighting climate change at home.

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Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions 11.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Making Electric Vehicles More Accessible in the UK Can Save Low-Income Households Millions
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As growers turn to Mexico for labor, workers turn to courts for wages 9.11.2019 LA Times: Business

California growers are recruiting record numbers of seasonal farm workers from Mexico while amassing a growing tally of fines and settlements over abuse allegations, according to U.S. Labor Department and court records.

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