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Utah trial featuring a prominent member of polygamist sect and an L.A. businessman has wide implications 16.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

A prominent member of a secretive Utah polygamist sect and a Los Angeles businessman reputed to be a gangster allegedly teamed up on a $470-million fraud scheme.

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Delta Air Lines vows to become carbon neutral by the end of the decade 15.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Chief Executive Ed Barstian announced the the $1-billion initiative will start in March.

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Travel by plane and you might get 'flight shamed.' This worries airlines 7.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Some airlines fret U.S. travelers will avoid flying to help fight climate change. Carriers are touting their green ways, but environmentalists cry 'greenwashing.'

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MPCA estimates greenhouse gas emissions for Winona Co. dairy farm expansion 23.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After Minnesota’s appeals court revoked a controversial permit for a proposed dairy farm expansion in Winona County, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released a draft permit and an additional environmental review that shows the project’s potential impacts to the climate.
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Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030 12.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030 and will "begin carbon-reduction projects immediately".
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Port Talbot steelworks' waste gases could power flights 26.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Tata's Port Talbot plant is the focus for turning the waste into biofuel for the airline industry.
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The 9% Lie: Industrial Food & Climate Change 14.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Ronnie Cummins challenges the widely used official estimate of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. agriculture. By Ronnie Cummins Independent Science News for Food and Agriculture The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and…Read more →
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To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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After Walz was sworn in, big bucks for inaugural poured in 2.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With no rules governing inaugural donations, an account for the Gov. Tim Walz celebration attracted five-figure checks from unions, corporations and lobbying firms. Some donations came months after he took office.
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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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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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Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon 17.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
MPs say the simple step of adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would be same as taking 700,000 cars off the roads.
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Trump escapes blame for ethanol policy hurting corn farmers 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Midwest farmers and their Republican elected officials rarely miss a chance to shower President Trump with praise when he takes actions they believe help agriculture, but they're now parsing their words over the administration's policies dealing with ethanol.
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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave 6.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The US state, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registers 90F (32C) in Anchorage.
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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV 15.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
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Climate change: Half world's biggest airlines don't offer carbon offsetting 9.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Half the world's biggest airlines are not giving flyers the opportunity to offset the CO2 from their flights.
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Climate change: What do all the terms mean? 1.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Use our translator tool to find out what all the scientific terms used to discuss climate change actually mean.
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The real climate change controversy: Whether to engineer the planet in order to fix it 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 1965, leading scientists of the day produced a report for President Lyndon B. Johnson on the rampant pollution of the environment. It included a section that summed up their understanding of climate change.

“Through his worldwide industrial civilization, Man is unwittingly conducting a vast...

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'Cut lamb and beef' to fight climate change 15.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced to help combat climate change, a report says.
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