User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Specific-Tech :: Building
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Working from home: The rise of the DIY office 13.9.2020 BBC: Technology
From treetops to ironing-board desks - a look at some of your creative home offices.
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Op-Ed: California's burning landscape is proof of rapid climate change 11.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We'll never get ahead of these crises until we make the investments needed to reverse the course of climate change.

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Clean Electricity Plan Would Free US Economy of Carbon Dependence in 15 Years 10.9.2020 Truthout.com
A new engineering plan to avert the climate emergency would create millions of new jobs and save U.S. families ...
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Why does California's power grid keep flirting with disaster? We've got answers 9.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Labor Day Weekend had state officials pleading for energy conservation to avoid blackouts. The power grid operator's CEO talks challenges and the future.

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Here's how California can keep the lights on while meeting its clean energy goals 19.8.2020 LA Times: Business

Supplying enough power on hot summer evenings is one of California's main challenges. But experts say there solutions.

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What Europe's cities are doing to handle heatwaves 13.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
As London swelters, we look at how urban areas can adapt to deal with higher temperatures.
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Home insulation scheme must guarantee high-quality work, say campaigners 22.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Homeowners using a energy efficiency grant must be protected from bad quality work, campaigners say.
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Post-coronavirus housing upgrades urged to create thousands of jobs 21.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Fitting thousands of homes with new energy technology could create 50,000 jobs, housing bodies say.
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Dunston Staiths: A symbol of the past fighting for its future 13.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Reputedly Europe's largest timber structure, is there a future for Dunston Staiths?
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Summer Statement: Key points at a glance 8.7.2020 BBC: Business
Rishi Sunak announced his plans to help the economy recover. Here's what you need to know.
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Vouchers of up to £5,000 for home insulation 7.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The chancellor will announce £2bn of grants to fund energy-saving projects for homeowners in England.
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Want jobs and clean energy? This overlooked technology could deliver both 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

"You could have all the renewable energy in the world. But if you don't have the transmission lines, you have nothing," then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said in 2010.

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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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Five key questions about our energy future after Covid-19 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The pandemic has seen CO2 emissions fall - but will these changes be permanent?
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Architect William Hefner's California style: luxury mixed with simplicity 5.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Hefner's upcoming book celebrates a holistic approach to design and the memory of his late wife and design partner, Kazuko Hoshino.

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Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution' 4.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Campaigners demand the government prioritises the environment in any post-Covid-19 stimulus package.
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Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global 31.5.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Chief Environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt considers the prospects for a big economic makeover.
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Biggest UK solar plant approved 28.5.2020 BBC: Business
Climate change: Go-ahead for controversial solar farm - the UK's biggest
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Regulators bar Encino contractor from offering PACE loans 28.5.2020 LA Times: Business

A state agency barred Eco Technology of Encino from offering PACE loans, alleging the contractor had fraudulently signed homeowners up for the financing.

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