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Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power 17.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Native village of Igiugig, population 70, runs on diesel flown in for as much as $7.55 a gallon. An underwater hydro project could change that.

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Op-Ed: California is leading a pro-worker resistance 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Partnerships between labor and the environmental movement in California could be models for rebuilding worker power elsewhere in the nation.

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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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Labor and Environment Movement’s Complex Stance on Green New Deal 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis 13.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Aviva Chomsky reports on the complexities of labor’s response to the Green New Deal and little-known divisions over the plan within the environmental movement. By Aviva Chomsky TomDispatch.com When it comes to heat, extreme weather, wildfires, and melting glaciers, the planet is now in what…Read more →
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Is this the world's most sustainable building? 12.8.2019 BBC: Science
An enormous logistics warehouse in the Netherlands is helping to power 750 households a year.
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Home of the Week | A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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Home of the Week: A modern Pasadena home full of surprises 10.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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Hot Property | Eco-mansions can hold hidden bargains for buyers 9.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Flexible and energy-efficient details reign supreme at this modern-style residence in Pasadena.

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Eco-mansions can hold hidden bargains for buyers 9.8.2019 LA Times: Business

There's still a premium on "green" construction costs, but that doesn't necessarily translate to higher resale prices.

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The promise — and perceived peril — of bringing green amenities to low-income communities 9.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis Foundation has awarded its first round of grants to involve low-income, diverse communities in climate change initiatives. One would bring electric cars and charging stations to low-income communities. But what will it take to get buy-in from residents?
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Ponderosa community urges other mobile home park residents to stay attuned to Boulder manufactured housing strategy 6.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
With Boulder City Council on Tuesday set to adopt a manufactured housing strategy meant to boost the longevity and preserve the future affordability of its four mobile home parks, Ponderosa community residents are urging mobile home dwellers to stay intently attuned to the city’s effort as it matures.
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Give up your gas stove to save the planet? Banning gas is the next climate push 6.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As more cities and states try to cut carbon emissions, natural gas is becoming a target. The city of Berkeley, Calif., just became the first to ban it in new homes, but it may not be the last.
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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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Opinion: 2020 candidate Seth Moulton on how Democrats are ignoring common sense in the fight against Trump 1.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) sat with the Times editorial board to discuss his 2020 campaign.

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California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up 31.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

Clean energy projects in the Central Valley could help California hit its climate change goals.

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Stepping into the sun: A mission to bring solar energy to communities of color 23.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Solar energy has taken off across the U.S. As an African American working in the industry, Jason Carney wants to make sure minority communities don't miss out on the energy savings or the green jobs.
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Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities 20.7.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
White roadways dubbed "cool pavement" are just one of the options being tested in the US West.
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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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Hockey Hall of Famer Scott Niedermayer nets a buyer in Newport Beach 18.7.2019 LA Times: Business

Hockey Hall of Famer and former Anaheim Duck Scott Niedermayer has sold his Newport Beach home for $5.393 million.

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