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The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not. 21.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not.
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Why I Helped Organize the Singing Revolt Against the White House at the UN Climate Talks 21.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
As Trump's climate-denier delegates tried to present their pro-fossil-fuel agenda at the UN Climate Summit last week, a US youth delegation began singing to register their protest and declare solidarity with climate justice advocates around the world. The message to the Trump administration was clear: The young people of the US are ready to step in and fill the leadership vacuum. People disturb an event titled: "The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation" with friendly singing at the COP23 United Nations Climate Change Conference on November 13, 2017, in Bonn, Germany. (Photo: Lukas Schulze / Getty Images) Ready to make a difference? Help Truthout provide a platform for exposing injustice and inspiring action. Click here to make a one-time or monthly donation. Last week, nations of the world gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the annual United Nations Climate Negotiations. This year's conference was pivotal -- the first meeting since Trump announced his ...
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The Daily 202: Seven reasons to be suspicious of the DOJ lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying CNN 21.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The administration’s denials are full of wiggle room.
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Satellite on the fritz? Aerospace companies are building a geek squad of space robots 21.11.2017 LA Times: Business

Hundreds of millions of dollars can go into the school bus-sized satellites that blast into orbit above Earth and provide services including broadband internet, broadcasting or military surveillance.

But if a part breaks or a satellite runs out of fuel, there’s no way to send help.

Commercial industry...

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Alternative Keystone XL route gets approved in Nebraska 20.11.2017 AP Business
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska regulators approved an alternative route Monday for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It was the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp., though opponents say another round of federal approval may now be needed....
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The Daily 202: Elephant trophy reversal shows what influences Trump the most 20.11.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Elephant trophy reversal shows what influences Trump the most
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Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no 20.11.2017 AP Business
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp....
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Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline 20.11.2017 AP Business
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It's the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp....
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Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico struggles to regain electricity and thousands flee the island 19.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

The lights remain off in bustling cities and in small rural villages. Gas generators, the only alternative to the downed power lines that seem to be everywhere, continuously hum outside hospitals and bodegas. When night falls, it’s the glow of car lights, not streetlights, that helps break through...

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Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19.11.2017 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) In a time of deep political, social and economic uncertainty for everyone (except the ultra-rich), Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin provide some theoretical and practical guidance for the left. This Truthout interview is an effort to help reimagine a realistic social order in an age when the old order is dying but the new has yet to be born. Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, ...
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Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico struggles to regain electricity and thousands flee the island 19.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

The lights remain off in bustling cities and in small rural villages. Gas generators, the only alternative to the downed power lines that seem to be everywhere, continuously hum outside hospitals and bodegas. When night falls, it’s the glow of car lights, not streetlights, that helps break through...

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Federal aid claims jump tenfold in 2017, costing billions of dollars in additional emergency funding 19.11.2017 Washington Post
As the nation nears the end of a historically calamitous year, more than 4.7 million Americans — or about 1.4 percent of the population — have registered for disaster aid from FEMA.
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The mystery behind California's most destructive wildfires: Who is to blame? 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary
The mystery behind California's most destructive wildfires: Who is to blame?
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Puerto Rico is still in the dark 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
The general in charge of military recovery departs the island, leaving behind painful questions.
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As Trump administration touts coal at U.N. gathering, U.S. cities and states target climate change 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The sharp political divisions in the United States over climate change spilled over to the outside world at the United Nations conference that will likely be remembered for two rival delegations that showed up from the U.S.

As Trump administration officials attending a U.N. climate change conference...

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Shopify Founder and CEO joins industry leaders shaping Canada's future economic growth 18.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Shopify Founder and CEO joins industry leaders shaping Canada's future economic growth
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The USD 6 Trillion Cyber war is Here 17.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
The USD 6 Trillion Cyber war is Here
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10-year-old Golden girl missing overnight 17.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A 10-year-old girl with long frizzy hair disappeared from her Golden home Thursday and hasn't been seen since then, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource 17.11.2017 AP Business
ESSEN, Germany (AP) -- On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr valley....
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