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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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EU brings in 'right to repair' rules for appliances 1.10.2019 BBC: Business
The rules will make household appliances longer-lasting and easier to fix.
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Colorado children, activists to stage rallies across state as part of youth-led Global Climate Strike 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of youth-led rallies will take place across Colorado, and more throughout the country and around the world, beginning Friday and stretching into next week, all part of the Global Climate Strike initiative timed to coincide with Monday's U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.
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While Democrats Debated, Trump Went on a Bizarre, 68-Minute Rant in Baltimore 13.9.2019 Mother Jones
While ten Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls battled it out on a Houston stage Thursday night, President Donald Trump was in Baltimore, Maryland, giving a rambling 68-minute speech to House Republicans who had gathered for a three-day retreat.  “Whether you like me or not, it doesn’t matter,” Trump told the crowd at the Republican conference. “You have to elect […]
The Real Cost of Your Blue Jeans 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Making the industry's 80 billion garments per year requires huge amounts of water and toxic chemicals. It employs every sixth person on Earth—most in dangerous conditions for very little money.
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Home of the Week: In Eagle Rock, simple sophistication fueled by Scandinavian design 31.8.2019 LA Times: Business

In Eagle Rock, a newly built home borrows from Scandinavian design roots. Asking price: $1.295 million.

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The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors 23.8.2019 BBC: Business
Vertical farming is fast-expanding but the costs are high and the food range is limited - for now.
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Facebook will use journalists to curate news, opening itself to more bias allegations 21.8.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Facebook's news curation move will fire up critics who believe it suppresses conservative viewpoints. But it may reduce complaints of viral garbage.

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“God Told Me to Fight”—Inside the Battle to Stop Another Petrochemical Plant in “Cancer Alley” 20.8.2019 Mother Jones
Sharon Lavigne has lived all of her 67 years in St. James Parish, Louisiana. She can tell you about a time when the fig and pecan trees in her neighborhood produced plenty to eat and sell, and when her grandfather caught fish and shrimp in the Mississippi River. The land and the water surrounding it […]
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Home of the Week | A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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Home of the Week: A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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These Sharks Glow Green in the Dark and Scientists Now Know Why 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We still have to learn about sharks and how many mysteries they still hold," a scientist told "Newsweek."
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The 9 earthquake hazards lurking in your home 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

You’ve seen the images of sloshing pools, and scattered and smashed bottles in the stores of Ridgecrest, epicenter of the largest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. Many of us in L.A. were spared, subject to only a queasy rolling. But look around your home and imagine that...

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An Insider's Guide to Stockholm 8.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Swedish capital is a treat for the senses - full of beautiful architecture, tasty restaurants, and history.
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Camping gear that takes the ‘rough’ out of roughing it 26.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
A new breed of durable gear provides you with a cushy bed, ice for a week, an instant flame for cooking and other comforts of home when you're off the grid.
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Waterton Canyon reopens Wednesday after crews contain grass fire 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Waterton Canyon near Lockheed Martin reopened early Wednesday morning after a 3 1/2-acre grass fire southwest of Denver led to an evacuation.
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Minnesota, German cities team up to get smart on climate and energy 11.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A group of climate and energy experts from Germany are in Minnesota this week to visit their partner cities and attend an event at the University of Minnesota on Friday looking at Minnesota's energy future.
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Hot Property: Adam Levine and Ellen DeGeneres make music in the housing market 8.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

No two celebrities have been as prolific in the real estate market in recent years as Adam Levine and Ellen DeGeneres. So, it’s fitting that the two have come together on a deal of their own.

Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo have sold their estate in Beverly Hills to DeGeneres and her wife, actress...

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Exposition Park plans a makeover that would make Seurat smile 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

If you live in Los Angeles, perhaps you’ve been to Exposition Park — maybe to catch a Trojans game at the Coliseum, or to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor at the California Science Center, or to let the kids run around the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum.

But odds are you didn’t actually...

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China gears up to use rare earths as a weapon in trade war as summit approaches 30.5.2019 LA Times: Business

Beijing is readying to use its dominance of rare earths to hit back in its deepening trade war with Washington.

A flurry of Chinese media reports on Wednesday, including an editorial in the flagship newspaper of the Communist Party, raised the prospect of Beijing cutting exports of the commodities...

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