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What's in the government's new environment bill? 15.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Environmentalists welcome parts of the new law, but others say the government is going backwards.
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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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Here's how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The world is struggling to to meet its climate change goals, but a handful of countries have found ways to significantly cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Millions of youth worldwide strike for climate action 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In one of the largest youth-led demonstrations in history, millions of people from Manhattan to Mumbai took to the streets around the globe on Friday, their chants, speeches and homemade signs delivering the same stern message to world leaders: Do more to combat climate change. And do it faster.
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New power generation: Rural co-op makes bet on wind, solar hybrid 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Minnesota company wants to build small renewable electric generating plants across the state, expanding local power generation. The first such hybrid wind-and-solar site is on line in western Minnesota. It’s saving the local power distribution cooperative money, but there are barriers to expanding the concept across the state.
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What's behind the youth movement to tackle climate change? Fear — but also hope 20.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Young people see climate change as a profound injustice and an existential threat. But they believe the world can still do something about it.

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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming 13.9.2019 BBC: World
It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring.
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The long history of solar power 11.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.
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Prince Harry defends use of private jets: 'It's to keep my family safe' 3.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
The Duke of Sussex responds to criticism of his travel at the launch of an eco-tourism project.
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Denver pollution tax faces key vote by a divided City Council 26.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver City Council will decide Monday whether to ask voters to raise energy taxes on businesses -- a proposal that is meant to shrink the city's carbon footprint and reduce its role in climate change.
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Actor-spokesman Dennis Haysbert looks to leave Malibu home in good hands 22.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Actor and TV spokesman Dennis Haysbert list longtime Malibu home at $10 million.

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Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers' 21.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.
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Hong Kong in Crosshairs of Global Power Struggle 20.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. and other Western powers are working to preserve a capitalist dystopia and manufacture consensus for long-term conflict with China, write Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers  PopularResistance.org Hong Kong is one of the most extreme examples…Read more →
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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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