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MPCA denies southern Minn. sow farm permit 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Tuesday that his agency would not allow the 4,800-head swine farrowing facility planned near Newburg Township, Minn., to move forward.
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions 16.12.2018 WRI Stories
A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions Comments|Add Comment|PrintWhen designed correctly, carbon prices can ensure that the low-carbon transition is also a just transition. Photo by Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold climate action could deliver at least $26 trillion in economic benefits through 2030. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A conservation comeback is delivering big returns on the West Coast 15.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
A conservation comeback is delivering big returns on the West Coast
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4 Lessons on Integrated Planning: Highlights From the First GPSC City Academy 14.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
“Integrating planning” can sound nebulous, maybe even unfocused. But when carried out well, the benefits of intentionally seeking to coordinate across different levels of government, sectors and stakeholders, speak for themselves – especially when it comes to sustainable development. A ...
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When global climate change makes soils saltier, farmers lose their land and livelihoods 12.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sea level rises threaten agriculture — but adaptation and mitigation projects can help.
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How Ruth Gates used social design to protect the coral reefs 8.12.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The unique collaboration means more science and more communication.
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How Ruth Gates is using social design to save coral reefs 8.12.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The unique collaboration means more science and more communication.
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Better Buildings Means a Brighter Future: 3 Technologies to Decrease Energy Use 29.11.2018 THE CITY FIX
Building efficiency is one of the most effective and affordable solutions for addressing climate change and capping carbon emissions. Yet it is so often drowned by discussions of electric vehicles and solar panels. Given that better buildings are a great ...
How farms can tend to the energy-water nexus, reduce costs and help their communities 27.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How farms can tend to the energy-water nexus, reduce costs and help their communities
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Here's what you need to know about the dire climate report Trump doesn't believe 27.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration released a major climate assessment on Black Friday. It is the most detailed and blunt assessment yet of the dangers of unchecked global warming.
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Bed rest is still often prescribed during pregnancy, despite proven risks 26.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Research indicates bed rest does not improve birth outcomes and can be risky for the mom. So why is it still prescribed by many doctors and midwives for about 20 percent of pregnant women in the U.S.?
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In Iraq, a race to protect the crumbling bricks of ancient Babylon 24.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A U.S.-funded conservation project is shoring up the brick walls of the ancient city. The hope is that Babylon will qualify for UNESCO World Heritage status.
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After struggles, North Dakota grows into its ongoing oil boom 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The U.S. recently became the world's biggest producer of crude oil. The ongoing oil boom has transformed Great Plains towns like Watford City, North Dakota.
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Will Mueller Survive? 13.11.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill.  Ian Bassin was associate White House counsel under President Barack Obama. He’s the founding executive director of the organization Protect Democracy, and past president of the American Constitution Society. He spoke with Prospect Co-Editor Robert Kuttner. This conversation has been edited for clarity.  Robert Kuttner: What can Robert Mueller do to protect the integrity of his investigation? What might have been done so far and what can he do in the future if the acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, tries to rein him in? Ian Bassin: There’s one thing that we know that Mueller has already done and there’s another we can speculate about. We know he has divided up a variety of the possible cases against people in the Trump orbit to different parts of the Justice Department. So some cases are in the Southern District of New York, there are cases that are being overseen by the National Security ...
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Ontario should extend moratorium on new permits to take groundwater for bottling 2.11.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Ontario should extend moratorium on new permits to take groundwater for bottling
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What is climate-ready infrastructure? Some cities are starting to adapt 31.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't just focus on stopping climate change — we also have to fund and prepare for its impacts.
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The opening to act on climate change is narrowing — but there’s room for optimism 25.10.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Our progress up to this point is encouraging, but the next decade will be critical to the transition to a low-carbon economy.
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With lie-filled 'nationalist' war on caravan, transgender people, Trump moves U.S. toward tyranny | Will Bunch 23.10.2018 Philly.com News
Campaigning for midterm candidates with lies and hate, Trump is taking America to a place it's never been before.
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