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A Post-Pandemic Bright Spot: Cities All Over the World Have Big Plans for a “Green Recovery” 19.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The cars that typically throng the huge highways weaving through Los Angeles are such an established part of the city’s fabric that when the coronavirus pandemic hit, their sudden absence felt bizarre to locals even eerie. But many Angelenos […]
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She's building Los Angeles' first solar community fridge. Will it help extinguish hunger? 18.9.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Bee Burlingame is building Los Angeles' first solar community fridge

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'Boring' research reveals what lies beneath Glasgow 17.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Renewable energy study looks into the secrets of the rocks on which the city's east end stands.
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Letters to the Editor: America needs to fight climate change like it's World War III 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Science proves that the intensity, size and duration of California's fires are indisputably linked to climate change. Say it clearly and take action.

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Apple Fitness+ subscription service unveiled alongside Series 6 Watch 16.9.2020 BBC: Technology
The tech firm also showed off new smartwatches with blood-oxygen sensors and new iPads.
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Wylfa: Hitachi 'withdraws' from nuclear project 15.9.2020 BBC: Business
The Japanese firm is pulling out of the stalled £15-£20bn power plant scheme, Anglesey council says.
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When changing a light bulb is a really big deal 15.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Lighthouses have been upgrading to more efficient LED lights, but for some that is a step too far.
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In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: 'It will start getting cooler' 15.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Trump makes a brief visit to California for a fire briefing as Biden attacks him for not taking climate change seriously as a threat.

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Google says its carbon footprint is now zero 14.9.2020 BBC: World
The technology giant has also pledged to be using only carbon-free energy by 2030.
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Give us green post-Covid recovery, urges CBI boss 14.9.2020 BBC: Business
The head of the industry body is urging government to create new green jobs to lift productivity.
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Working from home: The rise of the DIY office 13.9.2020 BBC: Technology
From treetops to ironing-board desks - a look at some of your creative home offices.
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Oregon homeowners, neighbors struggle to combat wildfires amid shortage of firefighters 13.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

Oregonians use shovels, buckets and garden hoses on wildfires as Gov. Kate Brown seeks more firefighters from the federal government and other states.

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Those Orange Western Skies and the Science of Light 12.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Wired and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sky above San Francisco was the color of television, tuned to the president. To be fair, I stole that punch line from Twitter, and nerd-lit snark about Donald Trump’s apparent choices in his alleged makeup won’t fix climate change and the worst […]
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Another California firestorm where warnings did not prevent deaths 12.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

A timetable of official response shows authorities were slow to warn those downwind of the Bear fire of the firestorm firefighters knew was likely.

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Op-Ed: California's burning landscape is proof of rapid climate change 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We'll never get ahead of these crises until we make the investments needed to reverse the course of climate change.

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Dirty air from wildfires continues to foul parts of the smog-weary Bay Area 10.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

After gaining notoriety for orange skies, the San Francisco Bay Area confronted more poor air from fires on Thursday. But skies were gray, not orange.

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“Good Morning, Hell”—Californians Awake to Apocalyptic Skies as Wildfires Rage 10.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. People in the San Francisco Bay Area and across California awoke on Wednesday morning to an eerie scene of darkened, orange-hued skies and ash raining down as historic wildfires rage across the state. The apocalyptic skies are due […]
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Extinction Rebellion: Nuclear power 'only option' says former spokeswoman 10.9.2020 BBC: Science
Zion Lights says a car-crash TV interview led her to rethink her support for Extinction Rebellion.
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How a Pacific storm fueled lightning that sparked California's biggest-ever fire season 10.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

An outbreak of thunderstorms generated lightning that touched off dozens of fires in Northern California from Aug. 15-18.

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Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, get rid of SUVs, government told 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, phase out polluting SUVs, citizens say
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