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Solar persuaders 22.6.2018 BBC: Business
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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Daily Digest: Line 3 hearings continue 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some items in the news worth a read as you begin your Tuesday.
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Feeling the heat? 19.6.2018 BBC: Technology
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
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How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power 18.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
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Colombians Choose Between Polar Opposites for President 17.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Voters began casting ballots Sunday in a presidential election to choose among two polar opposites offering starkly different approaches for fighting drugs and gangs.
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A Green Alternative to Cremation: Dissolving Your Corpse in Water and Lye 17.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Samantha Sieber’s grandfather had a traditional American burial. His body was embalmed, put in a metal casket, and laid to rest at a cemetery, where the grounds would be perpetually cared for. “It felt good to […]
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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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Helping Nigerians move from the slums to affordable green homes of their own 16.6.2018 Hindu: Society
Rapid urbanization has forced millions of Nigerians to live in slums and squatter settlements, as the country’s population is growing faster than its
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Will Steger on his solo trip to Canada's barren lands 15.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
On this week's edition of Climate Cast, we're joined by wilderness explorer Will Steger. Plus, the latest Arctic research, a film on renewables and the future for climate refugees.
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St. John's alumnus sues university, wants donation back plus interest 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., is being sued by one of its own graduates who wants his donation back. Roger Lindmark, a 1974 grad, gave $300,000 to St. John's with settlement money he won from lawsuits against big corporations.
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What’s on MPR News? 6/14/18 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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Scientists Find a “Whole Lot Of Bad News” in Latest Report on Rising CO2 Levels 13.6.2018 Mother Jones
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has never been higher, scientists at a prominent Hawaii observatory announced last week. This was the most recent environmental milestone in a year that has been marked by the Trump administration dismantling many Obama-era environmental policy initiatives. CO2 is especially significant because it traps heat in the atmosphere and is seen as being one of […]
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Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels 11.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
World-wide spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power.
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Here’s Something to Think About the Next Time You Grab a Plastic Straw 10.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Summer is here and so are frozen daiquiris, iced lattes, lemonades, hibiscus mint teas, root-beer floats, frozen margs, Arnold Palmers, chocolate milk, nitro cold brews, bloody marys, Capri Suns,  milkshakes, adult milkshakes, caipirinhas, rosé in a can, tiki drinks, and ice-cold water out […]
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California’s Fossil Fuel Industry Had It Relatively Easy Under Jerry Brown. That’s Going to Change After November. 9.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In California’s primary election Tuesday, voters all but picked statewide politicians and decided who would face off in the races that might flip the House of Representatives. But the environment was also on the ballot, and the results look like a […]
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Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.
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Mountain View Electric Association borrows $82.1 million for upgrades 9.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Mountain View Electric Association will borrow $82.1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build nearly 200 miles of new electric lines, improve 196 miles of existing lines and install smart meters.
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Trump's 'lifeline' for coal, and climate activism's overwhelming whiteness 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This week no Climate Cast, we discuss a plan to require electric utilities to buy more expensive coal and nuclear power, and the climate movement's lack of diversity.
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Microsoft's underwater data centre 6.6.2018 BBC: Technology
Microsoft sinks a data centre in the sea off Orkney to see whether it can boost energy efficiency.
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Rick Perry's Obama Imitation 6.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
His intrusion to save coal and nuclear plants is as bad as renewable subsidies.
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