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Beto O’Rourke’s Vote to Lift the Oil Export Ban Looms Over His Climate Record 13.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In 2015, current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke twice bucked his own party to vote with Republicans to end the 40-year restriction on selling US oil overseas. In October that year, O’Rourke voted on a bill to outright lift the […]
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Dems Grill Bank CEOs on Money to Fossil Fuels, Guns 11.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"You are greenwashing your own track record and duping the American people into believing that you are helping address climate change," Representative Rashida Tlaib told bank executives during a House hearing.
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Climate Activists Have Their Next Target: The DNC Debates 8.4.2019 Mother Jones
No city better embodies the challenges of climate change than the setting for the first Democratic debate in June. At least 10 candidates who meet the DNC’s set of polling and grassroots fundraising criteria will take the stage in Miami, a city that will face the threat of encroaching seas on a daily basis in the […]
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Colorado lets oil and gas companies pollute for 90 days without federally required permits that limit emissions 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin drilling and fracking for fossil fuels at nearly 200 industrial sites across the state without first obtaining federally required permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can spew into the air.
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Canada is warming faster than we thought. What can we do about it? 4.4.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Bronwen Tucker While global temperatures have increased 0.8 C since 1948, Canada has seen an increase of 1.7 C -- more than double the global average. And in the Arctic, the warming is happening at a much faster rate of 2.3 C, the Changing Climate report says. A  new report  leaked one day early from Environment and Climate Change Canada shows that Canada is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with Northern Canada heating up at almost three times the global average. The changing climate report was prepared in a similar way to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, as a synthesis of hundreds of peer-reviewed studies. It included details on a familiar catalogue of the impacts we can expect, not limited to increases in precipitation (particularly in winter), "extreme fire weather" and water supply shortages in summer, threatened freshwater systems, marine ecosystem collapse and a heightened risk of coastal flooding. As the  Toronto Star  noted, the report ...
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Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel' 2.4.2019 GreenBiz.com
Bikes, EVs and LNG trucks: How delivery giant UPS is steering 'beyond diesel'
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Why the next decade will be critical in the fight against climate change 30.3.2019 LA Times: Environment

To Andrew Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, global warming is a problem for the future. “Most of the threats from climate change are 50 to 75 years out,” he said in a recent interview, expressing a common sentiment.

But scientists say that taking action on climate change...

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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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Here’s How The 2020 Candidates Rate On Climate 27.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Climate change is expected to be a major issue among Democrats in 2020 as the White House continues its anti-environmental agenda.
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Which 2020 Democrats Are Strongest on Climate? Here’s the List. 27.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change is already a major campaign issue for the many Democrats running to replace President Donald Trump in 2020. But while some candidates have expressed support for the ambitious Green New Deal or pledged to reject fossil fuel money, others […]
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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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Costs and Emissions Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses 25.3.2019 WRI Stories
Technical Note Featured ...
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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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Oil Giants Invest $110 Billion In New Fossil Fuels After Spending $1 Billion On Green PR 22.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, Total and BP together have spent more than $1 billion on public relations since the Paris Agreement.
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Bernie Sanders Campaign Becomes 2020's First To Promise To Offset Carbon Emissions 21.3.2019 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
In a Democratic field where it's increasingly hard to stand out on climate change, the Vermont senator is quick on the draw with a time-tested campaign move.
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Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship 21.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship.
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Newly discovered cold-tolerant plants from Siberia could promote clean bioenergy 20.3.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A new discovery in a productive species could provide the resilience bioenergy crops need in a climate-change era.
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The right way for California to divest from natural gas 20.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The right way for California to divest from natural gas
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EDF Urges EPA to Withdraw Harmful Attack on Climate Pollution Standards for New Coal-Fired Power Plants 19.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Urges EPA to Withdraw Harmful Attack on Climate Pollution Standards for New Coal-Fired Power Plants
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New Report Identifies Proactive Strategies to Manage California's Renewable Energy Transition 14.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Report Identifies Proactive Strategies to Manage California's Renewable Energy Transition
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