User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Specific-Tech :: Clean Coal
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ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers 21.10.2019 Truthout.com
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The world’s largest oil company says climate change is real, yet continues to finance climate denier groups.
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Cottam coal-fired power station turned off for final time 3.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The 51-year-old power station has shut amid government plans to phase out coal-fired plants by 2025.
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Minn. regulators reject Xcel's purchase of Mankato natural gas plant 28.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Xcel had wanted to buy the Mankato Energy Center, but the Minnesota Department of Commerce raised concerns about the impact on Xcel’s utility customers.
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Greta Thunberg admonishes leaders as U.N. climate summit fails to deliver action 24.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Climate summit was pitched as a way to build momentum in the face of inaction by the United States. But a series of largely incremental announcements from world leaders dashed those hopes.

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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Los Angeles OKs a deal for record-cheap solar power and battery storage 11.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Eland solar contract had been delayed due to concerns raised by the city electrical workers union.

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Wisconsin tribe joins groups opposed to Superior gas plant 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is worried that the Nemadji Trail Energy Center would damage local wetlands, contribute to climate change and promote hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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Denver joins opposition to Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver has filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's repeal of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, joining a growing list of municipalities and states that are challenging the Trump Administration’s new Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
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Democrats release climate plans ahead of town hall spotlight 4.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democratic presidential candidates are releasing their plans to address climate change ahead of a series of town halls on the issue as the party's base increasingly demands aggressive action.
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Letters to the Editor: A union is blocking cheap, clean energy for L.A. That's a shame 31.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The IBEW Local 18's blocking of a DWP contract for cheap solar energy does not help the cause of unions.

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Op-Ed: DWP is about to commit Los Angeles to a dirty natural gas power plant it doesn't want or need 25.8.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles is at a climate crossroads, and the DWP is making a wrong turn.

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Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 be electric, advancing the shift Gov. Jared Polis ordered toward clean energy and healthier air.
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Bipartisan meetings, informal conversations seek common ground on Minnesota's energy future 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Conversations on Minnesota’s next moves on clean energy have continued this summer despite the lack of any significant policy agreements during the legislative session.
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Opinion: California sues Trump over greenhouse gas emissions. Now the rest of us need to step up 14.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California joined 21 other states in suing over regulatory rollbacks governing power plants, which is good, but more needs to be done by all of us.

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Colorado among states suing Trump administration over new coal rules 14.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Colorado is among a coalition of 22 Democratic-led states that has sued the Trump administration over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
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Column: Right-wingers again demonize the tiny delta smelt to protect Big Agriculture 12.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

The right-wing campaign to demonize the tiny delta smelt so Big Ag can get more water continues, ignorantly

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A clean energy breakthrough could be buried deep beneath rural Utah 8.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles hopes to store solar and wind power in underground salt caverns, to help replace a giant coal plant.

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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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Op-Ed: Berkeley banned natural gas. The rest of California should too 31.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Natural gas is the new coal. It's greenhouse emissions have surpassed coal's overall since 2015.

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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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