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Many cities around the globe saw cleaner air after being shut down for COVID-19. But not Chicago. 14.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Average daily soot concentrations in the region declined by only 1% last month compared with April 2019, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis. By contrast, soot levels in New York City dropped 28% last month.
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India's carbon emissions fall for first time in four decades 12.5.2020 BBC: World
The fall in the carbon dioxide emissions is not just due to the country's coronavirus lockdown.
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Climate change: Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery? 6.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
Some governments want to channel their economic recovery plans into low-carbon industries.
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Coronavirus shutdowns are making it undeniably clear how toxic our car culture is 22.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There is no herd immunity from the damage caused by millions of personal automobiles roaming city streets at all hours.

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Cow poop could fuel California's clean-energy future. But not everyone's on board 9.4.2020 LA Times: Business

Can methane gas bubbling up from manure ponds help California fight climate change?

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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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Electric car emissions myth 'busted' 23.3.2020 BBC: Science
Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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Africa grapples with clean energy conundrum 25.2.2020 BBC: World
The continent desperately needs more power but it also wants to avoid damaging the environment.
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Presidential primary: Where do the remaining Democrats stand on the environment? 23.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A look at where the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination stand on climate change, the environment and public lands.
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He resisted Obama's war on coal. Now a Trump official, he's excited for clean energy 20.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Neil Chatterjee, chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, says solar and wind power — and natural gas — are helping address climate change.

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Delta Air Lines vows to become carbon neutral by the end of the decade 15.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Chief Executive Ed Barstian announced the the $1-billion initiative will start in March.

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As Xcel moves toward coal-free, will natural gas remain part of energy mix? 31.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel Energy is proposing to replace a coal-fired power plant in Becker with a brand-new plant that would burn natural gas to generate electricity. The company says it needs natural gas as part of its transition to carbon-free electricity. But some climate advocates say building a new fossil fuel plant is unnecessary — and may be unwise.
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Climate change: Worst emissions scenario 'misleading' 29.1.2020 BBC: Science
Scientists should stop using the very worst predictions for carbon emissions, a study suggests.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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Editorial: President Trump's very bad year on climate change hurts us all 27.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump spent this year like the previous two — feeding global warming through foolish policies aimed at increasing our reliance on fossil fuels.

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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels 4.12.2019 LA Times: Science

It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.

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Greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, U.N. report says 26.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A United Nations report warns that greenhouse gas emissions from the world's largest economies must drop dramatically in the next decade to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.
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Coal Knew, Too 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years, as investigations revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the […]
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