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Plastic wars: Industry spent millions selling recycling — to sell more plastic 31.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
An investigation from NPR and the PBS show “Frontline” found oil and gas companies had serious doubts that plastic recycling was viable, but promoted it to keep profits high and plastic bans at bay.
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Storm leaves thousands without power in central, northern Minnesota 31.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A late-season winter storm brought heavy snow to parts of central and northeast Minnesota late Saturday and early Sunday, knocking out power to more than 14,000 homes and businesses.
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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
Headed into a historically expensive election, there remains no independent oversight of the DNC chair’s ...
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Coastal gas plant will shut down by 2023 as fossil fuels dry up in California 30.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Redondo Beach officials want to see the power plant closed even sooner and replaced with a public park.

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He survived COVID-19. He's broke. But he thinks America is overreacting 26.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Joey Camp, a Waffle House line cook, was the first person in Georgia to be isolated in a special quarantine site after receiving a diagnosis of coronavirus. Now that he's out, he can't understand the big deal.

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Could synthetic fish be a better catch of the day? 24.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Start-ups are growing fish "meat" in labs and say it will be competitive with fish from the sea.
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Bipartisan coronavirus financial rescue deal eludes Congress 24.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Tensions are high in the Senate after Democrats blocked a procedural vote to allow the Senate to move forward on an economic rescue package to confront the coronavirus pandemic.
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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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Letters to the Editor: The coronavirus offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on climate change 22.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Air travel has been brought almost to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how the public should seize the opportunity for climate change.

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Tesla will suspend car production in Fremont to comply with coronavirus lockdown 20.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Tesla will temporarily end production at its Fremont assembly plant beginning March 23 to comply with Bay Area restrictions due to coronavirus.

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We’re in a Recession, and It’s Likely to Get Worse 19.3.2020 Truthout.com
We’re in a Recession, and It’s Likely to Get Worse
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Lithium startup backed by Bill Gates seeks a breakthrough at the Salton Sea 16.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Lilac Solutions of Oakland is working with an Australian developer and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy to produce a key mineral for batteries.

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Trump Is Treating Coronavirus Like a PR Problem, Not a Health Crisis 13.3.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Is Treating Coronavirus Like a PR Problem, Not a Health Crisis
RHI: 'No corruption' in failed NI heating scheme 13.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The RHI Inquiry report finds the botched energy scheme was a "project too far" for the NI Executive.
In one of the last places to likely see coronavirus, disaster prep is a way of life 13.3.2020 LA Times: Health

On his 2.5.-acre property in outside Idaho Falls, Idaho, 61-year-old David Gillmore has amassed years' worth of food as store shelves go empty amid the coronavirus pandemic. As a Mormon, he is taught to always be ready for disaster.

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Joe Biden Pays Lip Service to Climate But Has Fallen Short on Action 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
If Biden is nominated, climate activists will face the challenge of persuading a moderate to do a revolutionary’s ...
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Coal power developers 'risk wasting billions' 12.3.2020 BBC: Science
It is cheaper to build new renewable sources of energy generation than coal plants, a report says.
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Tatiana Schlossberg on the environmental impact you don't know you have 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
New York Times reporter Tatiana Schlossberg speaks with Climate One host Greg Dalton about her book, “Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have.”
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Crashing Oil Prices Undermine Trump’s Aim to Drill Toward ‘Energy Dominance’ 11.3.2020 Truthout.com
Relying on an unstable shale industry may have left the U.S. economy more vulnerable during times ...
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