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Virginia Anti-Corruption Movement Faces Down Corporate Backlash 20.7.2018 Truthout.com
It's a rigged system that has repeatedly put electricity consumers in Virginia at an economic disadvantage.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s Climate Platform Is Just What the Planet — and the Democrats — Need 5.7.2018 Truthout.com
The candidate declared that more hardliners on climate are needed in Congress.

The post Ocasio-Cortez’s Climate Platform Is Just What the Planet — and the Democrats — Need appeared first on Truthout.

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Puerto Ricans Battle Disaster Capitalism to Achieve Self-Determination 1.7.2018 Truthout.com
Naomi Klein's "Battle for Paradise" details Puerto Ricans' fight for ownership of their water, land and energy.

The post Puerto Ricans Battle Disaster Capitalism to Achieve Self-Determination appeared first on Truthout.

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Power people 26.6.2018 BBC: Technology
Home energy storage could lead to lower bills...eventually.
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'Green News Report' - June 19, 2018 19.6.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricanes are moving slower thanks to global warming; EPA's weakening of clean air rules could kill 80,000 Americans over the next decade; China's retaliatory tariffs hit US energy companies and Alaska's seafood industry; McDonald's to phase out plastic straws -- in the U.K.; PLUS: Climate ...
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Feeling the heat? 19.6.2018 BBC: Technology
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
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Paris Is Building the Eco-Community of the Future Right Now. Here’s How. 17.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.

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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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Helping Nigerians move from the slums to affordable green homes of their own 16.6.2018 Hindu: Society
Rapid urbanization has forced millions of Nigerians to live in slums and squatter settlements, as the country’s population is growing faster than its
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The Energy 202: Trump talks a lot about coal. But his administration just named 35 'critical minerals' 21.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Trump administration is trying to ease the way for more mining of all forms.
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California is the first state to require solar panels on new homes. Here's why Big Brother is on to something 21.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When a state regulatory body decrees that all new homes must have rooftop solar starting in 2020, my temperature rises.

Big Brother is intruding too deeply into my personal life, I’m thinking. Shouldn’t it be my call alone whether to invest in solar panels, perhaps incentivized by state tax credits...

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Tomorrow's cities: Park with four seasons under one roof 20.5.2018 BBC: Technology
Four seasons park explores need for greener cities and looks at how climate change affects urban spaces.
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MPs criticise government clean energy policies 16.5.2018 BBC: Business
Two parliamentary committees say ill-thought out policies have driven down clean energy investment.
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'Green News Report' - May 15, 2018 15.5.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt still has a job, amid revelations EPA blocked study showing widespread water contamination across U.S.; New studies confirm global warming is rapidly intensifying hurricanes and their rainfall; Entergy paid actors to support power plant bid at Louisiana hearing; PLUS: California adopts landmark ...
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Denver’s green roof initiative may face big changes that provide less-costly options — but its lead backer is OK with that 14.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Denver's voter-passed green roof ordinance could be in for big changes soon as city officials aim to make it more workable -- and, in many cases, less costly to implement.
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California approaches collective madness on housing 12.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
California approaches collective madness on housing
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Of course California should require solar panels on new homes 11.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Starting in 2020, California will be the first state in the nation to require newly constructed homes and low-rise apartment buildings to have solar panels to generate electricity. This mandate, adopted this week by the California Energy Commission, may be the simplest, most logical policy yet...

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Video: Chefs honor Jitlada's late Suthiporn 'Tui' Sungkamee 10.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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California heads toward requiring solar panels on all new houses 9.5.2018 LA Times: Business

California is set to require solar panels on all newly built single-family houses, the first statewide mandate in the nation. That’s expected to save buyers money in the long run, but will raise their upfront costs at a time many are already struggling to afford a mortgage.

The state’s Energy Commission...

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Nikola, a Tesla competitor, scores big electric truck order from Anheuser-Busch 3.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Anheuser-Busch, which ordered 40 electric semi trucks from Tesla last December, on Thursday upped its bet on a green fleet by placing a substantially larger order with a competitor.

The beer company said it plans to buy as many as 800 trucks from Nikola Motor Co. Where Tesla uses batteries in its...

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