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Clean energy future 'is vital' - UN chief 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
The UN Secretary-General tells a meeting that it is "vital" the world moves towards clean energy.
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Letters to the Editor: Solar on all local warehouses makes more sense than long transmission lines 9.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cities need solar energy, but they don't need to import all that power via long-distance transmission lines.

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Supreme Court Rejects Trump Effort to Greenlight Keystone XL Construction 7.7.2020 Truthout.com
The decision came after the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the shutdown of the Dakota Access ...
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Vouchers of up to £5,000 for home insulation 7.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The chancellor will announce £2bn of grants to fund energy-saving projects for homeowners in England.
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Want jobs and clean energy? This overlooked technology could deliver both 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

"You could have all the renewable energy in the world. But if you don't have the transmission lines, you have nothing," then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said in 2010.

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Remember the Aliso Canyon disaster? SoCalGas just tried to delay safety tests 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The company cited the COVID-19 pandemic, but state officials denied the request. Aliso was the site of the largest gas leak in U.S. history.

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Facebook to build $800 million data center in DeKalb 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Facebook announced Tuesday it is building an $800 million data center in DeKalb that would rely on renewable energy and bringing about 100 operational jobs to the northwest region of the state.
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Shell takes $22bn hit over low oil prices 30.6.2020 BBC: Business
The oil giant says cheaper crude prices mean its assets are not worth as much as they used to be.
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BP sells petrochemicals business to Ineos in $5bn deal 29.6.2020 BBC: Business
The oil giant said the move would help its transition to being a lower carbon firm.
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Some homeowners struggled to pay PACE improvement loans. The coronavirus made it harder 29.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumer groups are raising concern over a potential foreclosure wave tied to PACE home improvement loans.

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It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
We must institute public ownership of the fossil fuel industry to avert catastrophe, says economist Robert ...
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California mandates big increase in zero-emission trucks 26.6.2020 LA Times: Business

A new state mandate would require 4,000 new zero emission truck sales by 2024 and 300,000 by 2035.

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British Gas owner plans to launch cheaper energy rival 22.6.2020 BBC: Business
The firm, which has been shedding customers and plans to cut jobs, is trying to boost profits.
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Emma Watson joins board of Gucci owner Kering 17.6.2020 BBC: Business
The actor and activist will help the French fashion house to try to reduce its environmental impact.
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Don't fund me: The most questionable coronavirus crowdfunding ideas 17.6.2020 LA Times: Business

A mask that only covers your nose, a keychain to touch elevator buttons for you, and other highly suspect new gadgets you can crowdfund.

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How Elon Musk aims to revolutionise battery technology 17.6.2020 BBC: Technology
Could the least exciting bit of Elon Musk's empire end up being the most transformative?
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Coronavirus: Home insulation 'could create cheap jobs' 11.6.2020 BBC: Business
The cheapest way of creating jobs , says a report
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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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Five key questions about our energy future after Covid-19 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The pandemic has seen CO2 emissions fall - but will these changes be permanent?
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The treasure trove hidden in discarded computers 9.6.2020 BBC: Technology
Recycled rare earth magnets are one solution to the rising demand for minerals used in our tech.
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