User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
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Letter: Everything on Earth is solar powered 23.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Solar energy, properly understood, is far and away the largest supporter of jobs on the planet. All agriculture/grazing/forestry is directly derived from sunlight. All above sea level water movement (as well as a lot below) comes from sunlight moving water into the atmosphere (yes, mountains as we know them, are created by the sun). All wind energy is dependent on sunlight. Amazingly, even oil, coal and natural gas are forms of solar energy. These extractive industries are the ugly side of what...
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There Are Too Many Different Ways the Heat Can Kill Us. We’re Not Doing Enough to Stop It. 22.7.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A young, fit U.S. soldier is marching in a Middle Eastern desert, under a blazing summer sun. He’s wearing insulated clothing and lugging more than 100 pounds of gear, and thus sweating profusely as his body attempts to regulate the heat. But it’s 108 […]
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Water could propel satellites in future 22.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , July 22 : An Indian start-up foraying into space technology is coming up with a propulsion system for satellites known as Microwave Thruster, designed to run on water as fuel medium.
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Holly Richardson: Utah pioneering did not stop in the 1800s 22.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
This weekend, we look forward to celebrating Pioneer Day, commemorating the entry of early Mormon settlers into the Salt Lake Valley. Next week, four of our children will be experiencing “trek” at Martin’s Cove in Wyoming. Pioneering has been on my mind. I have early pioneer heritage on my dad’s side. My great-great-grandfather was born on the plains of Nebraska. Other great-grandparents settled the area now known as Park City. A great-great-uncle was a member of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Severe storms possible in Washington this weekend. Will a derecho strike? 22.7.2017 Washington Post
Severe storms possible in Washington this weekend. Will a derecho strike?
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China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030 22.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Beijing • China’s government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. Communist leaders see AI as key to making China an “economic power,” said a Cabinet statement on Thursday. It calls for developing skills and research and educational resources to achieve “major breakthroughs” by 2025 and make China a world leader ...
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Xcel, clean energy groups to regulators: Assign a cost to carbon emissions 22.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission heard arguments over whether future energy decisions should consider a larger price tag for climate impacts.
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Why I remain optimistic about Tesla 22.7.2017 Washington Post
Why I remain optimistic about Tesla
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Government Advances Clean Growth Economy With Call for Expressions of Interest for Next-Generation Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects 21.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
OTTAWA, July 21, 2017 : Investing in next generation clean energy infrastructure and technologies will advance Canada's efforts to build a clean economy, create well-paying jobs for middle-class Canadians and help us reach our climate change goals.
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Energy Secretary Pruitt accused by watchdog of breaking the law by criticizing Paris deal 21.7.2017 Washington Post
The group zeroed in on a meeting he had in April with a lobbying group for the mining industry at which Pruitt reportedly “bashed” the climate accord, according to media reports at the time.
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U.S. buildings, NFL stadium check aluminum panels amid fears of London fire repeat 21.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The top two floors of 1899 Wynkoop, a nine-story office and retail building in downtown Denver's historic warehouse district, were clad with the product to lighten its appearance and keep it from dominating the surrounding warehouses, Arconic advertises in promotional materials.
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Bakersfield votes to end controversial program that funds home solar panels 21.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As home improvement projects to increase energy efficiency have exploded in California, so has the controversy over a property tax-based financing program that’s helped spur the growth.

So-called PACE loans — which pay for solar panels, efficient appliances and other improvements — have been blamed...

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Hydro, wind and solar make inroads in California's electric grid 21.7.2017 LA Times: Business

Wetter weather and continued growth in renewable energy sources resulted in some big changes in electricity generation in California in 2016, according to numbers recently released by the California Energy Commission.

Natural gas still accounted for the largest single share of in-state power generation...

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US buildings, NFL stadium check panels amid fears of fire 21.7.2017 AP Top News
In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the &quot;stunning visual effect&quot; its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore&apos;s Inner Harbor that &quot;soars 33 stories into the air.&quot;...
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Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’? 20.7.2017 Washington Post
Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’?
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Compromise and hardball politics earned Gov. Brown a big legislative win on climate change 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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California is handling climate change all wrong 20.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Jerry Brown has won praise for promising that California will live up to the Paris accord despite President Trump’s withdrawal from the treaty. He also signed a climate deal with China last month, and has unveiled plans for a global climate summit in San Francisco next year. Earlier this week,...

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Northwest citizen scientists among the many helping track solar eclipse across U.S. 20.7.2017 Seattle Times: Local

From Oregon to South Carolina, amateur astronomers will film the Aug. 21 solar eclipse while students — including two Seattle sisters — launch science balloons.
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Japan's low-carbon hydrogen technology to protect environment 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Yokohama/ Tokyo [Japan], July 20 : Japan's Yokohama city will participate in a trial project that demonstrates the building of a low-carbon hydrogen supply chain model using renewable energy in the Tokyo and Yokohama coastal region.
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As Coal Jobs Fade, A Mining County Struggles To Redefine Itself 20.7.2017 NPR: Healthcare
Somerset County in southwestern Pennsylvania is deep coal country. For years, it's been looking to remake itself. Wind energy and health care may be its future — if it can attract qualified workers.
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