User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Specific-Tech :: Lighting
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How the humble streetlight can make Los Angeles a better city 14.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A fixture we barely notice has the potential to help us deal with climate change and rebalance the city toward people rather than cars.

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Opinion: Failing to address millennial concerns could cost Democrats the election 8.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Millennial voters will play a key role in this election, since if they stay home, Democrats are likely to lose.

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Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats 29.11.2019 Truthout.com
Climate Justice Movement Turns Up the Heat on Democrats
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Ceremony, beacon lighting to honor Edmund Fitzgerald on 44th anniversary of shipwreck 10.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sunday marks the 44th anniversary of the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior storm, with the loss of all 29 men aboard. A memorial ceremony and beacon lighting will take place at Split Rock Lighthouse on Minnesota’s North Shore.
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Column: Trump's attack on lightbulb standards is his flimsiest environmental rollback yet 7.11.2019 LA Times: Business

California and other states take aim at Trump's reversal of lightbulb rules, a dopey Tea Party cause.

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End PG&E’s Reign of Error With a Hostile Takeover 7.11.2019 GregPalast.com

Power companies have two jobs: Keep the lights on and don’t kill your customers. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. of Northern California flunks on both counts.

So how can California put an end to PG&E’s reign of

The post End PG&E’s Reign of Error With a Hostile Takeover appeared first on Greg Palast.

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How to End PG&E’s Reign of Error 2.11.2019 GregPalast.com

Currently, the only thing "public" about this "public utility" are the bills the public pays and the charred homes and bodies this bankrupt beast leaves behind. The answer: make this so-called "public utility" into a true public system — a customer-owned power cooperative. Here's how, without busting government coffers...

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Trump Brings the Troops Home… to Iraq 24.10.2019 Truthout.com
Soldiers fire an M777 howitzer during a fire mission at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, August 10, 2019.
Trump has lied in a way that even his most devout believers should find difficult to stomach.
As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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EU brings in 'right to repair' rules for appliances 1.10.2019 BBC: Business
The rules will make household appliances longer-lasting and easier to fix.
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Colorado children, activists to stage rallies across state as part of youth-led Global Climate Strike 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of youth-led rallies will take place across Colorado, and more throughout the country and around the world, beginning Friday and stretching into next week, all part of the Global Climate Strike initiative timed to coincide with Monday's U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.
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Home of the Week: In Eagle Rock, simple sophistication fueled by Scandinavian design 31.8.2019 LA Times: Business

In Eagle Rock, a newly built home borrows from Scandinavian design roots. Asking price: $1.295 million.

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The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors 23.8.2019 BBC: Business
Vertical farming is fast-expanding but the costs are high and the food range is limited - for now.
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Facebook will use journalists to curate news, opening itself to more bias allegations 21.8.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Facebook's news curation move will fire up critics who believe it suppresses conservative viewpoints. But it may reduce complaints of viral garbage.

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Home of the Week | A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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Home of the Week: A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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The 9 earthquake hazards lurking in your home 13.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

You’ve seen the images of sloshing pools, and scattered and smashed bottles in the stores of Ridgecrest, epicenter of the largest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years. Many of us in L.A. were spared, subject to only a queasy rolling. But look around your home and imagine that...

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Camping gear that takes the ‘rough’ out of roughing it 26.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green
A new breed of durable gear provides you with a cushy bed, ice for a week, an instant flame for cooking and other comforts of home when you're off the grid.
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Waterton Canyon reopens Wednesday after crews contain grass fire 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Waterton Canyon near Lockheed Martin reopened early Wednesday morning after a 3 1/2-acre grass fire southwest of Denver led to an evacuation.
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AMLO in Office: From Megaprojects to Militarization 23.6.2019 Truthout.com
While hiding behind a mask of progressiveness, Mexican president AMLO is championing a neoliberal regime.
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