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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Hockey Hall of Famer Scott Niedermayer nets a buyer in Newport Beach 18.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Hockey Hall of Famer and former Anaheim Duck Scott Niedermayer has sold his Newport Beach home for $5.393 million.

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Those ads ripping Garcetti on homelessness? They’re about fighting his Green New Deal 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When Eric Garcetti ran for mayor six years ago, he rode a wave of anger over the political power wielded by the union that represents workers at the Department of Water and Power — and later vowed to reform the agency that Los Angeles residents love to hate.

That effort has since been eclipsed...

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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave 6.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The US state, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registers 90F (32C) in Anchorage.
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Trump Is Going to Brag About All He’s Done for the Environment. No. Really. 6.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Donald Trump plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections in a speech on Monday, according to three sources familiar with the plans. Trump will tout America’s clean air and […]
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The beauty and affordability of modular living 21.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The modular home has quickly become the new, albeit humble, poster child for quick, affordable housing and off-the-grid living. It also offers immediate housing to disaster-struck communities and may be a solution for the homeless in Los Angeles.

But unlike their earlier incarnations, these innovative...

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UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live? 20.6.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
How our life and work could be affected as Wales aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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Jay Inslee's 2020 plan: Become president, save the planet 17.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The heap of ashes behind Jay Inslee used to be an acute-care center in Paradise, Calif.

Now it was a backdrop for the message the Democrat was about to bring to the 2020 presidential campaign trail — the message he has embraced for more than two decades.

“We can’t allow climate deniers in the White...

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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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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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Don't get my goat: The island farmers fighting livestock theft 8.6.2019 BBC: World
One farmer in Antigua who had his $3,000 prize goat stolen is fighting back with a new approach.
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The end of the world ought to be the start of the story in 'Oval' 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Elvia Wilk's new novel follows a group of aimless young people in Berlin, working, going out, coming home -- until something happens that brings about a cataclysm. But is the aimlessness intentional?
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Even with rising homelessness, Garcetti is optimistic about L.A. Is he being realistic? 6.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When exploring a White House run last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched Los Angeles as a resurgent and diverse city that’s adding rail lines, green jobs, new museums and sports stadiums.

It’s the same optimism that still fills his Instagram account, where he shows photos of dazzling pink sunsets,...

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Wolves, deer and a new state bee: How the environment fared at the Legislature 3.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
There was a lot of give-and-take at the last minute between the DFL-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate. Some provisions -- like establishing grants to get kids outdoors -- made it through, while others -- like lifting the state's ban on new nuclear power plants -- were abandoned.
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What's Your Moonshot? Powering Up Remote Communities By Shipping Container 28.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Troy Billett is working to provide power and purify water around the world, one box and one village at a time.
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Designer Steve Pallrand combines eco-friendly with elegant 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Eco-sensitive designers and builders have long used salvaged lumber or recycled fixtures. Steve Pallrand, founder and principal designer of L.A. firm Home Front Build, is pushing even further in his quest for zero net energy, drawing inspiration from smart designs of yesteryear, and our microscopic...

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Forest Lake school recognized for environmental sustainability 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Green Ribbon status is evidence that a school is working to reduce its environmental impact and educate its students about sustainability.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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L.A. has a plan for combating climate change. But is it realistic? 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California has had a glimpse in recent years of what it can expect as the climate continues to change: wild swings from extreme drought to extreme rainfall and snowfall, a sharp increase in devastating wildfires and record temperatures.

With poor leadership on climate issues from the federal government,...

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Shepard Fairey and 30 other artists turn Maya Angelou school into an outdoor gallery 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

School was out for the day at ​Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School, but the campus was bright with activity. More than two dozen enormous murals were going up at the South L.A. ​school, transforming the mostly gray and drab-green buildings into an explosion of color and story.

Skateboarders...

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