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Minnesota regulators press utilities to prepare for more electric vehicles in Minnesota 14.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota's electric utilities will be required to file detailed plans next year on how they will help increase electric vehicle adoption in the state, according to a unanimous decision Thursday by the Public Utilities Commission.
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Greenhouse gas emissions are rising, again 14.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Use of energy from fossil-fuel sources is growing faster than renewable or low-carbon energy sources.
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How We Stop the World From “Burning Up” 13.12.2018 Truthout.com
Whether we stop runaway carbon emissions is dependent on how deeply we transform society as a whole.

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Minnesota undermines White House at UN climate talks 13.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
J. Drake Hamilton, science policy director for Minnesota-based Fresh Energy, tells MPR News about the state's presence at international climate change talks in Poland.
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Mayors and governors rebut Trump administration position at climate summit 12.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Federal officials at the U.N. climate meeting are ignoring climate science and touting coal and fossil fuels. But local and state authorities pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their own.
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Over 140 Arrested as Youth-Led Demonstrators Demand Green New Deal 11.12.2018 Truthout.com
Demonstrators flooded the Capitol building to demand that elected officials listen to their youngest constituents.

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How 1 company pulls carbon from the air, aiming to avert a climate catastrophe 10.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.
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Where did the Sun come from? 10.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Earth would be a frozen lump of rock without the energy created from our nearest star.
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Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System' 10.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Voyager 2, a space probe launched in 1977, becomes only the second human-made object to enter the space between the stars.
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Climate change and the UK: The good and bad 10.12.2018 BBC: Science
The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?
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Formula E: Why refreshed and recharged electric racing series is must watch 10.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Refreshed and recharged - Formula E is live on the BBC this season and there are plenty of reasons why it is a must watch.
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Carbon Emissions Will Reach a Record High of 37 Billion Tons in 2018 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
Strong growth in emissions from the use of fossil fuels suggests CO2 emissions are likely to increase further in 2019.

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Oil Industry Spent Millions to Defeat Carbon Tax in Washington State 7.12.2018 Truthout.com
Big Oil spent over $31 million to defeat a carbon tax that would have helped create good paying, clean energy jobs.

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California gives final OK to requiring solar panels on new houses 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
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Carbon dioxide emissions are up again. What now, climate? 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
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Cars and coal help drive 'strong' CO2 rise in 2018 5.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.
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North Carolinians Left to Suffer Under Toothless Hog Waste Agreement 5.12.2018 Truthout.com
The practice of storing hog waste in open pits grows more hazardous with each hurricane that pounds the state.

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Barbary macaques – threatened and unique. 5.12.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
How can you describe the threats existing to species, both large and small? Using the highly-threatened primates, we can perhaps see how they have contrived to exist until the current time. Then we can better understand just how we can prevent factors simply wiping them from the face of the earth, often through ignorance, lack of care, prejudice and of course the universal profit motive. Conservation begins in our minds, but demands much more than that.
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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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The terraced house inside a laboratory 4.12.2018 BBC: Business
Scientists have rebuilt a terraced house inside a laboratory to help make UK homes energy-efficient.
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