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Category: Green Power
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Opinion: Listen to the climate strikers. It's suicidal to stick your head in the sand next to a rising sea 20.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Today's climate protests reinforce what we already know: The world must act quickly and radically to upend how we create and consume energy.

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Climate change: Offshore wind expands at record low price 20.9.2019 BBC: Business
The UK announces projects to power seven million homes with wind power - and no need for subsidy.
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Jeff Bezos promises Amazon will be net-zero carbon by 2040. His workers want more 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Amazon expands its pledge to fight climate change after a growing number of Amazon workers say the e-commerce giant isn't moving fast enough. Hundreds of them plan to walk out Friday as part of a global "climate strike."

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New power generation: Rural co-op makes bet on wind, solar hybrid 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Minnesota company wants to build small renewable electric generating plants across the state, expanding local power generation. The first such hybrid wind-and-solar site is on line in western Minnesota. It’s saving the local power distribution cooperative money, but there are barriers to expanding the concept across the state.
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Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm Lorena 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Tropical Storm Lorena bore down on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area, predicted to arrive Friday at hurricane force.

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Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit? 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The U.N. Climate Change Summit will kick off next week in New York. What is it, and what do its organizers hope to accomplish?

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Climate change: Firms make green energy vows as call for action grow 20.9.2019 BBC: Business
Amazon and Google are among global firms setting out new green energy plans as climate pressure rises.
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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Colorado children, activists to stage rallies across state as part of youth-led Global Climate Strike 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of youth-led rallies will take place across Colorado, and more throughout the country and around the world, beginning Friday and stretching into next week, all part of the Global Climate Strike initiative timed to coincide with Monday's U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.
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Amazon boosts climate action amid staff pressure 19.9.2019 BBC: World
The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040.
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Amazon vows to cut emissions to combat climate change 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The online shopping giant has been facing pressure from its own employees to do more to combat climate change and rely less on fossil fuels.
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Letters to the Editor: Saudi Arabia was attacked. Why the talk about U.S. retaliation? 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Saudi Arabia a large, wealthy country. If it wants to respond to recent attacks, it should do it without the U.S.

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Opinion: I saw what climate change hell looks like. Now I'm joining the Global Climate Strike. You should too 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The fury of the Thomas fire made climate change real for me. That's why I'm joining the Global Climate Strike on Friday.

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Colorado will fight Trump administration’s move to block California from setting stricter vehicle emission rules 18.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser vowed Tuesday night to challenge the Trump administration's "unprecedented action" of revoking California's authority to set its own auto mileage standards.
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Trump strips California of power to set auto emission standards 18.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The US president says the move will cut car prices but it is likely to spark a legal battle.
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Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That's where he's headed.
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News Daily: Parliament suspension battle and Israel election 18.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for 18 September 2019.
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Meet the nuclear-powered self-driving drone NASA is sending to a moon of Saturn 17.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds "crazy," admits one scientist. But the technology should work.
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Letters to the Editor: This octogenarian rides his bike to save the planet. You can too 17.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

An "ordinary" man with solar panels, a hybrid electric car, a bike and native landscaping says if he can make changes to stop climate change, so can others.

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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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