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Newsletter: Half a century ago, one giant leap for mankind 20.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Los Angeles Times explores how the moon landing changed the U.S. in a special 50th anniversary package.

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As Costs of Climate Crisis Grow, Protest Movement Escalates 20.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Long term campaigns to decarbonize the economy and demand emergency climate policies are getting stronger, write Kevin Zeese and  Margaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers PopularResistance.org The warnings of climate chaos are coming so fast they are difficult…Read more →
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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Endorsement: Scientist and climate activist Loraine Lundquist for Los Angeles City Council District 12 19.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Loraine Lundquist has outlined a vision for a more inclusive, sustainable Los Angeles.

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The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis 18.7.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Michael T. Klare offers an overview of oil’s enduring sway in U.S. policy in the Middle East. By Michael T. Klare  TomDispatch.com It’s always the oil. While President Donald Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at…Read more →
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Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel 16.7.2019 LA Times: Business

L.A. will build a gas-fired power plant in Utah, even as Mayor Eric Garcetti touts a "Green New Deal" to fight climate change.

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EU Commission head nominee von der Leyen urges 'green deal' 16.7.2019 BBC: World
German minister Ursula von der Leyen promises MEPs ambitious measures against climate change.
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The Media Uses Coal Miners to Attack the Green New Deal While Ignoring Pensions 15.7.2019 Truthout.com
Major media outlets remain stuck in a reductive “elite vs. blue-collar” divide.
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Scottish wind power output at record high 15.7.2019 BBC: Business
Research suggests turbines could power over four million homes in a "wind energy revolution".
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Severe storms bring hail, high winds, flooding to Minnesota 15.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Severe thunderstorms dumped torrential rain on parts of Minnesota on Sunday afternoon and evening, along with hail and high winds.
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Barry's flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland 15.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages.
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Those ads ripping Garcetti on homelessness? They’re about fighting his Green New Deal 14.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When Eric Garcetti ran for mayor six years ago, he rode a wave of anger over the political power wielded by the union that represents workers at the Department of Water and Power — and later vowed to reform the agency that Los Angeles residents love to hate.

That effort has since been eclipsed...

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Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it pummels Louisiana coast with rain and wind 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Barry strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning as it neared the Louisiana coast, buffeting this fragile, low-lying region with an onslaught of water and wind that downed power lines, flooded coastal highways and trapped some residents in their homes.

Early morning, the tropical...

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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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Environmental Activists Claim Victory After Detroit Incinerator Closes 13.7.2019 Truthout.com
Residents of the majority Black neighborhood surrounding the plant had long fought for its closure.
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Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge.
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Hurricane Barry closes in on Louisiana as residents lock down 13.7.2019 BBC: World
Flights in and out of New Orleans have been cancelled, with tens of thousands already without power.
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Voters Don’t Want Democrats to Be Moderates. Pelosi Should Take the Hint. 13.7.2019 Truthout.com
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should be attacking Trump, not AOC.
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Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains and gusty winds knocked out power on the Gulf Coast on Saturday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom fires top official over fracking permits — but won’t ban the oil wells 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday defended firing California’s top oil industry regulator for issuing too many hydraulic fracturing permits, but offered no details on whether he plans to ban or limit the oil extraction process in the state.

Newsom’s chief of staff fired Ken Harris, the head of the state...

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