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Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years 8.1.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Following three years of decline, US carbon emissions spiked in 2018, according to new research.
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EPA says mercury limits on coal plants too costly, not 'necessary' 29.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump's EPA says it will keep limits on toxic mercury emissions from coal plants but now deems them not cost-effective. Environmental groups worry the move could hinder future regulations.
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Looking for a shred of good news on global warming? Consider the explosion of cheaper clean energy 25.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s clear that 2018 was a terrible year for Earth’s climate. California saw the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in its history, the continually thawing Arctic got down to the last 5% of its oldest and thickest ice, and after slowing in recent years, greenhouse gas emissions were once...

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Australian students in mass climate protest 30.11.2018 BBC: Science
Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
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The U.K economy is growing — but its energy use is shrinking 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The United Kingdom's total energy use has dropped 10 percent since 2002, unlike other EU countries. It's a quiet victory in the fight against climate change. It's also a bit mysterious.
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'Green News Report' - November 8, 2018 9.11.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: GNR Special Coverage -- Big wins and losses for the environment in the 2018 midterm elections; Science to return to the U.S. House Science Committee; PLUS: Big Oil's big money overwhelms state energy ballot initiatives... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen online here, ...
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'Green News Report' - November 6, 2018 6.11.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Supreme Court allows kids' landmark climate trial to proceed; New study finds 90% of world's children breathe highly polluted air; Plastic pollution is everywhere -- now even in human waste; PLUS: The World Bank finally ditches coal, because renewables are cheaper... All that and ...
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Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Stopping global warming is "not on the menu." But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as its effects worsen.
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Hurricane Florence Unleashes Coal Ash, Sending Toxic Warning to EPA 19.9.2018 Truthout.com
Trump's EPA has been busy weakening waste storage rules for the coal industry.

The post Hurricane Florence Unleashes Coal Ash, Sending Toxic Warning to EPA appeared first on Truthout.

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Legal Battle Staves Off Trump’s Assault on Clean-Water Protections 12.9.2018 Truthout.com
Donald Trump's efforts to strip away protections for rivers and wetlands have run into a tide of legal resistance.

The post Legal Battle Staves Off Trump’s Assault on Clean-Water Protections appeared first on Truthout.

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Fossil Fuels Are Next in Line for a Bailout – Here’s How We Respond 6.9.2018 Truthout.com
We need a federal buyout to wind down the fossil fuel industry, not a bailout to prop up its toxic "carbon bubble."

The post Fossil Fuels Are Next in Line for a Bailout – Here’s How We Respond appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Coal country: EPA plan is short-term boost, no solution for industry decline 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration's proposed changes for coal plants could keep some of them operating longer. But even those in the industry say it won't stop coal's overall decline.
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EPA Admits Trump's 'Dirty Power Plan' Will Kill Thousands of Americans: 'BradCast' 8/24/2018 25.8.2018 BradBlog
Before we get to our guest on today's BradCast, a number of news items (and that may be an understatement) of note. [Audio link to show is posted below.] First, the latest in the quickening collapse of the Trump Presidency, as his darkest week gets darker by the day, now including ...
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'Green News Report' - August 23, 2018 23.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hawaii braces for rare impact from powerful hurricane; EPA admits Trump's replacement for the Clean Power Plan will kill thousands of Americans; PLUS: Some good news -- the Trump Administration keeps losing environmental court cases... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen online here, ...
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Trump’s Coal-Friendly EPA Rule Is an All-Out Assault on Our Climate 22.8.2018 Truthout.com
The new rule rolls back restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, enables states to set their own standards.

The post Trump’s Coal-Friendly EPA Rule Is an All-Out Assault on Our Climate appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump emissions plan could dirty Minnesota's air, but energy transition continues 22.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration's plan to allow states to regulate their own carbon emissions isn't expected to have much of an effect on Minnesota's energy generation, because a transition away from coal was already in progress.
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Trump moves to let states regulate coal plant emissions 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration is proposing to substantially weaken President Obama's signature rule on climate change. It would give states more power to regulate carbon emissions from coal plants.
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Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
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What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

The post What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? appeared first on Truthout.

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