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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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Climate action threatens SoCalGas. It's using customer money to fight back, critics say 22.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The company has been charging California ratepayers for some contributions to pro-natural gas advocacy groups.

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Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intention to withdraw 5.11.2019 BBC: Science
Notification begins the one-year process of withdrawing from the landmark climate agreement.
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Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord 24.10.2019 BBC: World
Donald Trump says Paris deal would "punish the American people" as he hails US fossil fuel boom.
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Dark Money Is Pouring in To Protect the “Worst Energy Policy in the Country” 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
This summer, Ohio’s beleaguered nuclear and coal plants got a major gift in the promise of a big bailout. Now, the fight over that promise has escalated into one of the most dramatic and bizarre showdowns of the 2020 election cycle. It all started back in July, when the Ohio state legislature passed a law—called […]
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Cottam coal-fired power station turned off for final time 3.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The 51-year-old power station has shut amid government plans to phase out coal-fired plants by 2025.
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Minn. regulators reject Xcel's purchase of Mankato natural gas plant 28.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel had wanted to buy the Mankato Energy Center, but the Minnesota Department of Commerce raised concerns about the impact on Xcel’s utility customers.
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Greta Thunberg admonishes leaders as U.N. climate summit fails to deliver action 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Climate summit was pitched as a way to build momentum in the face of inaction by the United States. But a series of largely incremental announcements from world leaders dashed those hopes.

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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Los Angeles OKs a deal for record-cheap solar power and battery storage 11.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Eland solar contract had been delayed due to concerns raised by the city electrical workers union.

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Wisconsin tribe joins groups opposed to Superior gas plant 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is worried that the Nemadji Trail Energy Center would damage local wetlands, contribute to climate change and promote hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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Denver joins opposition to Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, joining a growing list of municipalities and states that are challenging the Trump Administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
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Climate Change Town Halls: Here's Where the 2020 Candidates Stand 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Here's a handy summary of what we know so far about each candidate's plan.
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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Letters to the Editor: A union is blocking cheap, clean energy for L.A. That's a shame 31.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The IBEW Local 18's blocking of a DWP contract for cheap solar energy does not help the cause of unions.

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Op-Ed: DWP is about to commit Los Angeles to a dirty natural gas power plant it doesn't want or need 25.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles is at a climate crossroads, and the DWP is making a wrong turn.

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Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 be electric, advancing the shift Gov. Jared Polis ordered toward clean energy and healthier air.
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Bipartisan meetings, informal conversations seek common ground on Minnesota's energy future 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Conversations on Minnesota’s next moves on clean energy have continued this summer despite the lack of any significant policy agreements during the legislative session.
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