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Friend or foe? Washington is vexed by an uninvited visitor 30.10.2019 LA Times: Science

Mysterious black splotches are creeping over the gleaming Jefferson Memorial and other historic monuments and buildings in Washington. What's causing the unsightly "biofilm"? Theories abound.

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Solar booms and surging investment: 5 takeaways from the IEA's latest renewables report 24.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
All you need to know about the IEA's projections for the global renewables market for the next five years.
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100% Clean: How Do We Actually Get There? 22.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
For the U.S. to do its part to help avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we must achieve a 100% clean economy by 2050 at the latest – removing at least as much climate pollution from the atmosphere as we put into it each year. (Read this for more on what we mean by […]
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Algae growth from late-summer high temperatures causing odor in Lafayette water 6.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Due to a wet spring and early summer, followed by a string of 90 degree days at the end of summer, algae blooms have formed in the creeks, ditches and reservoirs containing the Lafayette's water supply and are affecting the water's taste and smell, according to the city.
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Trump administration says plan would restore ethanol demand 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration announced Friday it plans to implement new rules that will increase demand for ethanol, reversing a decline caused by exemptions given to oil refineries.
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Ocean robots take the pulse of our planet by measuring microbes 18.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Scientists have developed a robot that can collect ocean samples, analyze microbes and then send data back to shore - bringing the lab to the ocean.

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Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That's where he's headed.
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Walz signs order creating Governor's Biofuels Council 17.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Governor's Biofuels Council will have 15 members, including representatives of the agriculture, biofuels and transportation industries, as well as environmental and conservation groups.
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'We're tightening our belt': Trump's Midwest support tested as farmers struggle 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Farmers in the rural Midwest say they are hurting because of President Trump's ongoing trade war and a recent decision on renewable fuels.
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Policast: Ethanol producers feel a crunch 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The cost of Minnesota’s presidential primary is going up; ethanol producers feel a crunch
Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ant Venom Biofuel 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The prototype was found to be highly efficient at producing formic acid—a promising fuel carrier that could revolutionize hydrogen cars.
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Grim economics wallop ethanol and corn producers 9.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The recent shut down of one of Minnesota’s oldest ethanol plants is a symptom of economic stress in that industry and the corn producers who supply the main ingredient for the biofuel.
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Iowa Farmer 'Disappointed' at Trump's Boast Over New Ethanol Trade Deal With Brazil: 'He Doesn't Know the Numbers' 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President touted more tariff-free ethanol going to Brazil, but hard-hit corn farmers say it will make little difference.
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Trump's Rural Base May Reject President in 2020 Because He Destroyed Demand for Corn, Iowa Ethanol Boss Warns: 'Complete Disappointment' 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Nick Bowdish, CEO of Elite Octane in Atlantic, Iowa, told "Newsweek" Trump administration is hurting the U.S. heartland that got him elected.
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Colorado Springs balloon pilot grounded for dipping into tainted lake 3.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Colorado Springs balloon festival grounded a pilot for briefly touching down in a lake that was off-limits because of a harmful algae.
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Corn Plus ethanol plant in Winnebago closing 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Corn Plus ethanol plant in Winnebago is the latest victim of an industry rocked by low prices and actions by the Trump administration that have cut ethanol.
Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules 29.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The patience of many Midwest farmers with a president they mostly supported in 2016 is being put sorely to the test.
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Iowa Corn Farmers Fume at Trump for Backing Oil Refineries Instead of Them: 'He Made Promises' 28.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted exemptions to oil refineries, allowing them not to use ethanol, causing a huge slump in demand for corn.
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NASA Photo: Lake Erie Algal Bloom Is so Severe It Can Be Seen From Space and Covers an Area Bigger Than Houston 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The bloom is one of the biggest recorded in recent years, spreading out 620 square miles.
Everything you need to know about toxic algae blooms 14.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Toxic algae blooms can be deadly, and they're becoming more common thanks to climate change. Here's how to protect yourself and your pets.

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