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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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EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s $100,000 Morocco trip was was set up by lobbyist 2.5.2018 Washington Post
The controversial trip last December by the Environmental Protection Agency administrator was partly arranged by a longtime friend and lobbyist who later won a $40,000-a-month contract to promote Morocco’s cultural and economic interests.
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The Energy 202: Republicans are united behind Trump's EPA rule changes. Except this one. 1.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Lawmakers called on Pruitt to reconsider repealing tighter restrictions on emissions from a type of freight truck.
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The Energy 202: Trump administration drafts plan to challenge California on auto emissions standards 30.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
A not-yet-final document suggests the administration is poised to make significant changes over the next decade.
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Sluggish recovery from Hurricane Maria reignites calls for Puerto Rico’s statehood, independence 29.4.2018 Washington Post
The dissatisfaction with the coordinated recovery efforts has aggravated the sense of abandonment and the sting of the island’s subordinate standing with the United States, according to residents, experts and island leaders.
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At 95, Mexican food expert Diana Kennedy is growing her own coffee and making her own tortillas 27.4.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Cookbook author Diana Kennedy considers a lifetime of writing, cooking and researching Mexican food and considers the future, both hers and that of the world.
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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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Michael Healy, Army major general who led Green Berets in Vietnam, dies at 91 24.4.2018 Washington Post
Michael Healy, Army major general who led Green Berets in Vietnam, dies at 91
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Solar farms set to sprout across Illinois 22.4.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
A new crop is ready to sprout on Illinois farms, with gleaming solar panels supplanting rows of corn and soybeans. Drawn by new state requirements and incentives, renewable energy developers are staking out turf on the rural fringes of the Chicago area and beyond, looking to build dozens of ...
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The energy revolution has already begun 21.4.2018 Washington Post
The energy revolution has already begun
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