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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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Fossil Fuel Knocks the Wind Out of Renewable Energy Movement in Ohio 27.12.2019 Truthout.com
A wind turbine amid the downtown skyline on October 9, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Fossil fuel interests are pouring money into undermining Ohio's wind-energy movement.
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Editorial: President Trump's very bad year on climate change hurts us all 27.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump spent this year like the previous two — feeding global warming through foolish policies aimed at increasing our reliance on fossil fuels.

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Renewables Are Gaining Traction, But We Need to Be Able to Store the Energy 10.12.2019 Truthout.com
Renewables Are Gaining Traction, But We Need to Be Able to Store the Energy
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Q&A: Carbon emissions will reach record high in 2019, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels 4.12.2019 LA Times: Science

It's a climate change milestone: The amount of carbon dioxide released by burning fossil fuels will hit 37 billion tons this year, setting another record high. A climate researcher discusses the latest findings.

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With Coal’s Decline, Pennsylvania Sees Rise of Natural Gas-Fueled Plastics 27.11.2019 Truthout.com
Resting angel on a tombstone in Bethlehem Cemetery in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, next to the Bruce Mansfield coal power plant. Steam in the background rising from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station.
The expansion of the natural gas industry is moving us in the wrong direction.
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Greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, U.N. report says 26.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A United Nations report warns that greenhouse gas emissions from the world's largest economies must drop dramatically in the next decade to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.
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Climate action threatens SoCalGas. It's using customer money to fight back, critics say 22.11.2019 LA Times: Business

The company has been charging California ratepayers for some contributions to pro-natural gas advocacy groups.

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Paris climate accords: US notifies UN of intention to withdraw 5.11.2019 BBC: Science
Notification begins the one-year process of withdrawing from the landmark climate agreement.
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New Dark Money Groups Sound a Lot Like the Natural Gas Industry 28.10.2019 Truthout.com
An oil rig stands in the ocean
Groups funded by anonymous donors are spreading blatant lies, obfuscating the dangers of carbon and methane emissions.
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Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord 24.10.2019 BBC: World
Donald Trump says Paris deal would "punish the American people" as he hails US fossil fuel boom.
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ExxonMobil Is Still Bankrolling Climate Science Deniers 21.10.2019 Truthout.com
Protesters march while displaying signs
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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