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Either Trump is ignorant and unread, or he’s a Chinese agent 30.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The president is handing the lead to the Asian superpower in trade by throwing away the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the global clean-energy industry by doubling down on coal and oil; and entrepreneurial innovation by clamping down on immigration.
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Trump wants to roll back progress against climate change. He’s going to fail. 29.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The rest of the world can compensate for American backsliding.
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Golden wants Rooney Road soccer fields to share space with solar garden, but needs voter OK first 29.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The city of Golden wants to install a community solar garden at Rooney Road Sports Complex, but it will need to get permission first to borrow some sun from the soccer players who use the field.
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As Trump halts federal action on climate change, cities and states push on 28.3.2017 Washington Post
As Trump halts federal action on climate change, cities and states push on
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Experiencing Aurora Australis 'alters' passengers' lives! 24.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Experiencing Aurora Australis 'alters' passengers' lives!
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Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016 22.3.2017 BBC: Business
A report suggests a "dramatic" decline in the number coal-fired power plants in pre-construction in 2016.
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Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market
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11 tomato varieties you'll want to try in your spring garden 18.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It’s time to talk tomatoes.

We asked avid home gardeners Jo Anne and Alejandro Trigo — owners of Mid-City-based Two Dog Organic Nursery — to share their favorite picks for tomato plants to plant now for summer harvest. (Many of the organic, non-GMO seedlings are available now at their appointment-only...

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California Wants to Hire EPA Staffers Who Are Sick of Trump 16.3.2017 Mother Jones
Michael Picker stood in the freezing cold outside of the Environmental Protection Agency early Thursday morning passing out fliers that read, “Come work for California. Fight climate change.” Picker was far away from his home in Sacramento, where he is the president of California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), for meetings with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. He decided to try to recruit demoralized EPA staffers, who are facing deep program cuts and controversial new leadership. The EPA's new administrator, Scott Pruitt, has a long record of opposing the agency's work. Picker hopes to entice them to work for a state government with one of the most ambitious climate goals in the country. California is looking to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The flyers pointed people to a webpage to sign up for more details.   Picker's timing was good: The White House had just unveiled cuts of 31 percent to the agency's budget, the smallest ...
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Trump's budget would torpedo Obama's investments in climate change and clean energy 16.3.2017 Washington Post
Trump's budget would torpedo Obama's investments in climate change and clean energy
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Solar experiment lets neighbors trade energy among themselves 16.3.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

The experimental Brooklyn Microgrid project is signing up residents and businesses to a virtual trading platform that will allow solar-energy producers to sell excess-electricity credits from their systems to buyers in the group, who may live as close as next door.
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Low carbon drive 'cuts household bills' 16.3.2017 BBC: Business
Extra cost of wind and solar power outweighed by energy saving, says report.
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New nanofiber brings next-gen batteries closer to reality 13.3.2017 New Kerala: Technology
New nanofiber brings next-gen batteries closer to reality
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Reviews mixed from environmental advocates on legislative action for clean air, water 12.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
State regulators and environmental advocates praised Utah lawmakers’ late approval of spending $1.3 million for new air quality sensors, but their reviews were otherwise mixed. “Overall it was a somewhat disappointing session,” said Matt Pacenza, executive director of HEAL Utah, a nonprofit that lobbies for clean air policy. “But we’re grateful given the political context that we have some positive achievements to point to.” Though probably the most significant environmental issue of this year’... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Wind energy takes flight in the heart of Texas oil country 9.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Texas leads the nation in wind energy, while wind turbine technician is the fastest-growing job in the U.S. The industry flourished under former Gov. Rick Perry, Trump's new energy secretary.
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Wind Energy Takes Flight In The Heart Of Texas Oil Country 9.3.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
Texas leads the nation in wind energy, while wind turbine technician is the fastest-growing job in the U.S. The industry flourished under former Gov. Rick Perry, Trump's new energy secretary.
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Tomorrow's cities: Stockholm turns green 8.3.2017 BBC: Technology
How Stockholm is getting smarter by going greener.
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Get ready for Trump’s climate-denial offensive 7.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The administration wants to slash budgets for scientific research and could drop out of the Paris climate agreement, which would be disastrous.
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Should Denver require rooftop gardens to reduce heat island effect? Voters might decide this year 5.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
Denver’s status as one of the nation’s most intense urban heat islands has spurred a group of activists to propose a “green roofs” ballot initiative.
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Happy Women’s Day: Rooms of their own 5.3.2017 Eye – The Indian Express
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