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Minnesota regulators press utilities to prepare for more electric vehicles in Minnesota 14.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota's electric utilities will be required to file detailed plans next year on how they will help increase electric vehicle adoption in the state, according to a unanimous decision Thursday by the Public Utilities Commission.
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How We Stop the World From “Burning Up” 13.12.2018 Truthout.com
Whether we stop runaway carbon emissions is dependent on how deeply we transform society as a whole.

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Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes 11.12.2018 BBC: World
Has Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?
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How 1 company pulls carbon from the air, aiming to avert a climate catastrophe 10.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.
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Climate change and the UK: The good and bad 10.12.2018 BBC: Science
The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?
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Oil Industry Spent Millions to Defeat Carbon Tax in Washington State 7.12.2018 Truthout.com
Big Oil spent over $31 million to defeat a carbon tax that would have helped create good paying, clean energy jobs.

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'Green News Report' - December 6, 2018 7.12.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Bad news. As U.N. climate summit begins, global carbon emissions are now on the rise again; France suspends fuel tax hikes after violent 'yellow vest' protests; Greenland's ice melt has gone into overdrive, new study says; PLUS: Good news. World's largest shipping company targets 100% zero ...
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California gives final OK to requiring solar panels on new houses 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
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Carbon dioxide emissions are up again. What now, climate? 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
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Cars and coal help drive 'strong' CO2 rise in 2018 5.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.
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North Carolinians Left to Suffer Under Toothless Hog Waste Agreement 5.12.2018 Truthout.com
The practice of storing hog waste in open pits grows more hazardous with each hurricane that pounds the state.

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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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In the Face of Extinction, We Have a Moral Obligation 3.12.2018 Truthout.com
In the absence of US leadership on climate change, it's up to each of us to act in our species' best interests.

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Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland 3.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference Sunday in a Polish city built around mining coal, widely seen as a main culprit behind global warming.
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From WWII pilot to US president 1.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
The 41st US president led an international coalition to oust Saddam from Kuwait, but he lost to Bill Clinton in 1992.
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Danish firm claims first biofuel commercial sea voyage 30.11.2018 BBC: Business
Danish shipping company Norden says it has completed the first voyage by an ocean-going vessel powered purely by biofuel made from used cooking oil.
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Climate change: CO2 emissions rising for first time in four years 27.11.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Global efforts to tackle climate are off track says the UN, as it sees a rise in CO2 after years of decline.
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Ghosn sacked as Mitsubishi Motors chairman 26.11.2018 BBC: World
The carmaker ousts Carlos Ghosn over misconduct claims, following a similar move by Nissan.
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Minnesota electric co-ops fail to disclose info online 25.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report by rural environmental group CURE looks at data available on the websites of Minnesota's 44 rural electric cooperatives and found none of them include information about generation portfolios.
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Better Forest Management Won’t End Wildfires, But It Can Reduce the Risks 25.11.2018 Truthout.com
Fire management must recognize the growing risk and unprecedented conditions while fostering collaboration.

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