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Millions of youth worldwide strike for climate action 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In one of the largest youth-led demonstrations in history, millions of people from Manhattan to Mumbai took to the streets around the globe on Friday, their chants, speeches and homemade signs delivering the same stern message to world leaders: Do more to combat climate change. And do it faster.
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New power generation: Rural co-op makes bet on wind, solar hybrid 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Minnesota company wants to build small renewable electric generating plants across the state, expanding local power generation. The first such hybrid wind-and-solar site is on line in western Minnesota. It’s saving the local power distribution cooperative money, but there are barriers to expanding the concept across the state.
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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming 13.9.2019 BBC: World
It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring.
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The long history of solar power 11.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.
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Prince Harry defends use of private jets: 'It's to keep my family safe' 3.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Duke of Sussex responds to criticism of his travel at the launch of an eco-tourism project.
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These Are the Cities That Should Be Worried the Most About Climate Change Disaster 26.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  This month the cities of Austin and Seattle passed ordinances to tackle the already-here disaster of climate change. In Seattle, the city council passed a resolution to endorse adopting its own local version of the federal Green New Deal proposal, requiring the city to […]
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Denver pollution tax faces key vote by a divided City Council 26.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver City Council will decide Monday whether to ask voters to raise energy taxes on businesses -- a proposal that is meant to shrink the city's carbon footprint and reduce its role in climate change.
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Actor-spokesman Dennis Haysbert looks to leave Malibu home in good hands 22.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Actor and TV spokesman Dennis Haysbert list longtime Malibu home at $10 million.

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The Way We're Talking About Climate Change Is All Wrong. Here's How We Win Hearts and Minds | Opinion 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Remember: Most people are focused, first and foremost, on meeting their immediate, basic needs, not preventing an apocalyptic 2050.
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Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers' 21.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.
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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power 17.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change that.

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Op-Ed: California is leading a pro-worker resistance 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Partnerships between labor and the environmental movement in California could be models for rebuilding worker power elsewhere in the nation.

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California sues to stop Trump rollback of Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants 13.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Trump's effort to dismantle the Clean Power Plan undercuts efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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London University Bans Beef To Tackle Climate Change 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Goldsmiths College will become the first beef-free campus in Britain at the start of its autumn term.
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Is this the world's most sustainable building? 12.8.2019 BBC: Science
An enormous logistics warehouse in the Netherlands is helping to power 750 households a year.
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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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Hot Property | Eco-mansions can hold hidden bargains for buyers 9.8.2019 LA Times: Business

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

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Eco-mansions can hold hidden bargains for buyers 9.8.2019 LA Times: Business

There's still a premium on "green" construction costs, but that doesn't necessarily translate to higher resale prices.

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