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As Costs of Climate Crisis Grow, Protest Movement Escalates 20.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Long term campaigns to decarbonize the economy and demand emergency climate policies are getting stronger, write Kevin Zeese and  Margaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult…Read more →
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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Should I offset my summer holiday flights? 18.7.2019 BBC: World
As more of us worry about our carbon emissions, how can you offset your air travel?
The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world 17.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.
Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel 16.7.2019 LA Times: Business

L.A. will build a gas-fired power plant in Utah, even as Mayor Eric Garcetti touts a "Green New Deal" to fight climate change.

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EU Commission head nominee von der Leyen urges 'green deal' 16.7.2019 BBC: World
German minister Ursula von der Leyen promises MEPs ambitious measures against climate change.
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Trump’s Fixation on Intellectual Property Rights Serves the Rich 15.7.2019 Truthout.com
Increased enforcement benefits the already-wealthy owners of intellectual property claims.
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The Media Uses Coal Miners to Attack the Green New Deal While Ignoring Pensions 15.7.2019 Truthout.com
Major media outlets remain stuck in a reductive “elite vs. blue-collar” divide.
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California Inc.: Black market for wildlife thrives on Facebook, Instagram 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Investors are feeling a tail wind after stocks ended higher last week amid renewed hopes...

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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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Environmental Activists Claim Victory After Detroit Incinerator Closes 13.7.2019 Truthout.com
Residents of the majority Black neighborhood surrounding the plant had long fought for its closure.
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From comfy hammocks to coffee presses, retailers roll out luxury camping items 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Tent? Check. Sleeping bag? Check. Rocking chair, air mattress and insulated coffee press?

Hard-charging backcountry adventurers might scoff at the idea of lugging such luxuries. But for many, getting outside doesn’t mean going off the grid, and camping retailers are rolling out items that let consumers...

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Gov. Gavin Newsom fires top official over fracking permits — but won’t ban the oil wells 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday defended firing California’s top oil industry regulator for issuing too many hydraulic fracturing permits, but offered no details on whether he plans to ban or limit the oil extraction process in the state.

Newsom’s chief of staff fired Ken Harris, the head of the state...

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Trump escapes blame for ethanol policy hurting corn farmers 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Midwest farmers and their Republican elected officials rarely miss a chance to shower President Trump with praise when he takes actions they believe help agriculture, but they're now parsing their words over the administration's policies dealing with ethanol.
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The Climate Crisis Has Made Breathing Smoke Normal in Pacific Northwest 12.7.2019 Truthout.com
Summer in the Pacific Northwest has become the season of wildfires and unbreathable smoky air.
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Xcel Energy starts to dismantle lofty coal plant icon in Burnsville 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The 600-foot-tall chimney at the Black Dog power plant is no longer needed after the plant switched to natural gas.
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Will your job still exist in 2030? 12.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.
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Daily Digest: Here’s Jimmy 11.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A quick roundup of some Minnesota political stories in the news,
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After Aliso Canyon, a gas pipeline exploded — and Californians lost $1 billion 11.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Two years after methane gas began leaking from Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon storage field, one of the company’s key pipelines exploded, starting a fire in the desert and leaving a smoking crater in the ground.

Nobody was hurt, and the October 2017 explosion went largely unnoticed...

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We Need a Green New Deal to Defeat Fascism and Reverse Inequality 10.7.2019 Truthout.com
Economist Robert Pollin explains why the Green New Deal is the only viable response to global socioeconomic crises.
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