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Electric cars and technology are upending transportation as we know it. But is Colorado prepared? 18.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
The electric revolution is here. But it's not clear that Colorado policymakers are truly ready for the changes ahead.
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The Energy 202: Trump's infrastructure plan would make it harder to challenge pipelines 16.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
But many hurdles face the proposal.
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Be green without giving up luxuries 11.2.2018 Washington Post
Manufacturers have stepped up, and eco-friendly products no longer mean you have to do without.
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These record-breaking pictures were taken by the farthest camera from Earth 10.2.2018 Washington Post
These record-breaking pictures were taken by the farthest camera from Earth
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'Green News Report' - February 8, 2018 9.2.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt lies about climate science over your public airwaves; Invest one dollar in building disaster resilience, save six dollars in economic losses; Dunkin' Donuts ditches polystyrene foam cups; PLUS: California tosses a wrench into Trump's plans to expand offshore drilling... All that and ...
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Drug War and a Phantom $500 Million: Pentagon Watchdog Calls Out Two Commands for Financial Malfeasance 8.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
You can fuel thoughtful, authority-challenging journalism: Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout. 2017 was a year of investigations for US Africa Command (AFRICOM). There was the  investigation  of the two-star commander of US Army Africa who allegedly sent racy texts to an enlisted man's wife. There was the investigation into the alleged killing of a Special Forces soldier by Navy SEALs in  Mali . There was the inquiry into reports of torture and killings on a remote base in  Cameroon  that was also used by American forces. There was the investigation of an alleged massacre of civilians by American special operators in  Somalia . And don't forget the inquiry into the killing of four Special Forces soldiers by Islamic State militants in  Niger . And then there was the investigation that hardly anyone heard about, that didn't spark a single headline. And still, the question remains: Whatever became of that $500 million? To be fair, this particular scandal isn't AFRICOM's alone, nor did ...
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The Energy 202: Trump says he has an 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy, but coal gets top billing. 1.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump says he has an 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy, but coal gets top billing.
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Colorado’s NREL — a workhorse in national solar, wind research — faces “devastating” cuts in Trump budget proposal 1.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Trump administration is putting a target on renewable energy research, and a federal laboratory in Golden that’s been a longtime pioneer in solar, wind and biofuel technologies could be in the bull's-eye of its proposed budget cuts.
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White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research, underscoring administration’s preference for fossil fuels 1.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department's renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post.
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Trump administration seeks deep cut to research on clean energy, underscoring preference for fossil fuels 1.2.2018 Washington Post
The White House is poised to ask Congress for cuts to funding in the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Post.
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The Energy 202: The conservative backlash to Trump's solar tariffs begins 24.1.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: The conservative backlash to Trump's solar tariffs begins
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Natural gas is energy's new king — but how long will it reign? California may offer some clues 22.1.2018 LA Times: Business

King Coal has been kicked off the throne.

Natural gas is now the nation’s leading source of electricity. It is abundant and cheap, which has not only crippled the coal industry but has also affected virtually every other source of power that makes up the energy grid.

Some have estimated there is...

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How to Achieve Zero Emissions With a Green New Deal, Even if the Federal Government Won't Help 17.1.2018 Truthout - All Articles
(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout ) It's obvious that we can't expect anything good on climate change to come out of the Trump administration, but we also can't afford to wait, says economist Robert Pollin. Two recent studies produced by Pollin and his colleagues for New York and Washington states offer a path for states to make a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy while creating thousands of new jobs. The following article could only be published thanks to support from our readers. To fund more stories like it, make a donation to Truthout by clicking here! With Donald Trump in the White House, the prospects for fighting climate change have never been any bleaker in the US. Yet there are options available to state governments to move forward with the greening of the economy even without federal support. This point is made crystal clear in  two studies  produced recently by economist Robert Pollin and some of his colleagues at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at ...
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California's green dream, forged in iron 11.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
California's green dream, forged in iron
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'Green News Report' - January 9, 2018 10.1.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 2017 shatters record for costliest year ever for weather disasters in the U.S.; Oil tanker collision off the coast of China threatens to become major environmental disaster; Opposition mobilizes against Trump's expansion of offshore drilling; PLUS: Norway hits an inflection point on electric cars... All that ...
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These toxic chemicals are everywhere, and they won’t ever go away 3.1.2018 Washington Post
These toxic chemicals are everywhere, and they won’t ever go away
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The Energy 202: Trump took a long break this December. His environmental deputies did not. 2.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The rollback continues.
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17 photo stories from 2017 31.12.2017 Washington Post
17 photo stories from 2017
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Colorado Divide: Why some Coloradans are cashing out of the Front Range and seeking their rural happily-ever-after 31.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
While the Denver metro area is booming and many of the state's rural communities are fading, at risk of dying even, some Coloradans are migrating the opposite direction. Retirees, young singles and families with children are giving up on city traffic, the high cost of living and hectic schedules in search of the rural way of life.
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As nation’s strictest green roof law takes effect in Denver, plenty of uncertainty swirls around voter-passed requirements 31.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
As the Denver Green Roof Initiative takes effect this week, there still is plenty of uncertainty about how the voter-passed law will work -- and whether it will be changed.
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