User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Green Power
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Carbon Credits for Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing 25.5.2019 Truthout.com
There's no evidence that carbon credts have — or will — deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Review: Five Beethoven piano concertos, five pianists and Lang Lang's new heights 25.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

What’s a little less Lang Lang and a little less Haydn in the over-the-top final weeks of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s exceedingly generous centennial season?

Gustavo Dudamel had planned a five-concert sequence of Beethoven’s five piano concertos — with a different concerto each night performed...

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Placing power lines underground is an expensive way to reduce fire danger 25.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The worst fire in California history took off at a spot notorious for its intense winds.

The gusts — some topping 100 mph — blow down the Feather River Canyon each fall. They push into the town of Paradise with force, powered by high-pressure air parked over the Great Basin that moves through this...

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Designer Steve Pallrand combines eco-friendly with elegant 24.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Eco-sensitive designers and builders have long used salvaged lumber or recycled fixtures. Steve Pallrand, founder and principal designer of L.A. firm Home Front Build, is pushing even further in his quest for zero net energy, drawing inspiration from smart designs of yesteryear, and our microscopic...

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Daily Digest: Special session set to begin today 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A quick look at what you need to know before the special session starts.
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Energy negotiations unravel at the Capitol, leaving little accomplished 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The House wanted a 100 percent clean energy mandate. The Senate wanted tougher penalties for protesters who tamper with oil pipelines. In the end, there was barely more than a stakeholder group and an energy storage study.
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As budget details emerge, so do complaints 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Grumbling over what's part of a two-year budget agreement -- and what isn't -- has picked up at the State Capitol.
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How Congress, Trump and Obama played favorites with transportation money 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The federal government has spent $7 billion on a transportation grant program that often awards money based on political clout and electoral impact, skirting Congress' own ban on earmarks.
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Trump Administration Wants to Fund More “Clean Coal” Failures 23.5.2019 Truthout.com
The administration is pushing for more "clean coal" spending as the Justice Department investigates a failed project.
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Forest Lake school recognized for environmental sustainability 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Green Ribbon status is evidence that a school is working to reduce its environmental impact and educate its students about sustainability.
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Colorado’s largest utility, Xcel Energy, seeks rate hike that would start next year 23.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Xcel Energy-Colorado, the state's largest electric utility, is seeking a rate a rate increase that would net an additional $158 million a year for upgrades to the grid.
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Why carbon credits for forest preservation may be worse than nothing 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hunger for these offsets is blinding us to the mounting pile of evidence that they haven't -- and won't -- deliver the climate benefit they promise.
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Study: Fossil fuels will be necessary in cold winters 22.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
What's the highest percentage of renewables that will still meet electric demand in our cold winter climate? University of Minnesota researchers published a study that suggest it's 70 percent.
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An abandoned mine near Joshua Tree could host a massive hydropower project 22.5.2019 LA Times: Business

An abandoned iron mine on the doorstep of Joshua Tree National Park could be repurposed as a massive hydroelectric power plant under a bill with bipartisan support in the state Legislature.

Senate Bill 772, which was approved by a panel of lawmakers last week with no dissenting votes, would require...

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Who owns Scotland? The changing face of Scotland's landowners 21.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
The image of a tweed-clad laird dominated the Scottish Highlands for centuries - but a new breed of land owner is emerging.
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L.A. has a plan for combating climate change. But is it realistic? 21.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California has had a glimpse in recent years of what it can expect as the climate continues to change: wild swings from extreme drought to extreme rainfall and snowfall, a sharp increase in devastating wildfires and record temperatures.

With poor leadership on climate issues from the federal government,...

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Xcel's new plan: Coal-free by 2030, nuclear until 2040 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Xcel Energy said Monday it plans to shut its Minnesota coal plants, the last two in the Upper Midwest, a decade earlier than scheduled, putting the utility on pace to be coal-free earlier than expected.
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Gusty winds causing power outages in Duluth 19.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Northeast winds gusting to as high as 60 mph near Lake Superior on Sunday morning have caused some power outages in the Duluth area.
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Exposing the Dirty Business Behind the Designer Label 19.5.2019 Truthout.com
Fashion is the world's second-most polluting industry after the oil industry.
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Tornadoes touch down in Texas and beyond 19.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains on Saturday, leaving damage and causing injuries, with parts of the region bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-2 twister Saturday morning with winds up to 130 mph that destroyed...

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