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Jeff Bezos promises Amazon will be net-zero carbon by 2040. His workers want more 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Amazon expands its pledge to fight climate change after a growing number of Amazon workers say the e-commerce giant isn't moving fast enough. Hundreds of them plan to walk out Friday as part of a global "climate strike."

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Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit? 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The U.N. Climate Change Summit will kick off next week in New York. What is it, and what do its organizers hope to accomplish?

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Climate change: Firms make green energy vows as call for action grow 20.9.2019 BBC: Business
Amazon and Google are among global firms setting out new green energy plans as climate pressure rises.
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Column: Can Trump legally revoke California's clean air waiver? Short answer: Probably not. 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Trump's authority to revoke California's waiver from federal clean air rules rests on a very shaky legal foundation.

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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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Amazon boosts climate action amid staff pressure 19.9.2019 BBC: World
The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040.
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Opinion: I saw what climate change hell looks like. Now I'm joining the Global Climate Strike. You should too 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The fury of the Thomas fire made climate change real for me. That's why I'm joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

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Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards 18.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.
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Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That's where he's headed.
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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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'We're tightening our belt': Trump's Midwest support tested as farmers struggle 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Farmers in the rural Midwest say they are hurting because of President Trump's ongoing trade war and a recent decision on renewable fuels.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Sept. 9-15 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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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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T. Boone Pickens, iconic oil tycoon, dead at 91 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The legendary energy executive, whose name symbolized big oil, died Wednesday at age 91. He founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments.
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Oil tycoon and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens dies at 91 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

The oil tycoon led bids to take over Gulf, Phillips and Unocal, and late in his career became a champion of renewable energy.

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Ms. Monopoly is here. But what took so long given that the game was a woman's idea? 11.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Toymaker Hasbro's Ms. Monopoly game is a twist on the classic and a celebration of female inventors and entrepreneurs.

Typhoon Faxai: Storm makes landfall in Japan 9.9.2019 BBC: World
The storm has affected transport in the Tokyo region with over 100 flights cancelled.
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Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Dorian arrived on Canada's Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful winds, toppling a construction crane in Halifax and knocking out power for more than 300,000 people a day after the storm wreaked havoc on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
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Trump warns California that emissions deal with automakers may be illegal 7.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration threatens California over a deal the state reached with automakers on voluntary fuel economy standards.

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Bill to help PG&E pay wildfire claims stalls 7.9.2019 LA Times: Business

A bill to let troubled California utility PG&E borrow money tax-free so it can pay victims of wildfires started by its equipment will not pass this year.

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