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The Energy 202: Trump talks a lot about coal. But his administration just named 35 'critical minerals' 21.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Trump administration is trying to ease the way for more mining of all forms.
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Del Mar considers unpopular 'planned retreat' strategy due to rising sea level 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Herb Montgomery and his wife, Janet, have lived in Del Mar’s low-lying Beach Colony just east of Camino Del Mar for 20 years.

He knows the ocean is creeping closer to his property and he says the city has an obligation to protect his home, valued at $3.2 million, from the rising waters.

But considering...

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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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Tracking one of the world’s most elusive cats 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
No one knows how many snow leopards are left in the world. Researchers are trying to find out.
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A $50,000-a-Night Underwater Hotel Room in the Maldives Shows How Oblivious We Are to Climate Change 19.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In a tiny nation that will likely be underwater due to sea level rise within the next century, an American luxury hotel chain is constructing an underwater hotel room that the world’s wealthiest will be able to reserve for $50,000 a night. […]
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New Study of Bitcoin’s Energy Use Makes You Libertarian Nerds Look Even Worse Than Usual 19.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Bitcoin’s energy footprint has more than doubled since Grist first wrote about it six months ago. It’s expected to double again by the end of the year, according to a new peer-reviewed study out last Wednesday. And if that happens, bitcoin would […]
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Real Corruption: The Scott Pruitt Story 19.5.2018 Crooks Liars
Real Corruption: The Scott Pruitt Story

Question: Which of these scandals should result in EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s removal from office?

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A little extra global warming will mean a lot more habitat loss for plants and animals, study says 19.5.2018 LA Times: Science

What difference does half a degree Celsius of global warming make?

To many plants and animals, and especially insects, it could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new study.

In a paper published Thursday in Science, researchers report that limiting global warming to 1.5...

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Trump apologists are grossly exaggerating his achievements 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Trump apologists are grossly exaggerating his achievements
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Today’s lesson in democracy: Oil drum calls the kettle black! 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Today’s lesson in democracy: Oil drum calls the kettle black!
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The Energy 202: Why climate scientists want to be thought of as the real 'climate skeptics' 18.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
They say the label "skeptic" should be reserved for those truly interested in testing hypotheses in order to find the truth.
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The bracing 'First Reformed,' starring a superb Ethan Hawke, resurrects Paul Schrader's career 18.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In the opening shot of Paul Schrader’s new movie, the camera creeps slowly toward First Reformed Church, a small chapel in upstate New York that has welcomed parishioners since 1767. The place has seen better days, and so has its weary reverend, Ernst Toller (a superb Ethan Hawke). He leads a weekly...

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California's bold climate solutions 18.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Clean energy and soils as carbon-sucking factories, this week on Climate Cast.
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'Green News Report' - May 17, 2018 17.5.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA chief Scott Pruitt -- who still has a job -- gets grilled by Democratic Senators; Extreme storms kill 5 in Northeastern U.S.; King County, Washington files climate liability lawsuit against major oil companies; PLUS: New study finds air pollution dangers extend even into the womb... ...
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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Coroner identifies 2 men electrocuted near power plant 17.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the two men who died last week after being electrocuted near the Ray Nixon Power Plant.
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Colorado Springs hospital lays off more than 42 employees 17.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
A Colorado Springs hospital spokesman says more than 42 employees were laid off.
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Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all that drilling will affect water quality and climate change.
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Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect 16.5.2018 Washington Post
The finding seems likely to prompt an international investigation into the mysterious source.
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Democrats seek the key to beating Trump in 2020 16.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Democrats seek the key to beating Trump in 2020
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