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Want jobs and clean energy? This overlooked technology could deliver both 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

"You could have all the renewable energy in the world. But if you don't have the transmission lines, you have nothing," then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said in 2010.

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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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SoCalGas ramps up use of Aliso Canyon, site of worst gas leak in U.S. history 9.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's committed to shutting down Aliso Canyon. But its use has skyrocketed since his election.

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Five key questions about our energy future after Covid-19 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The pandemic has seen CO2 emissions fall - but will these changes be permanent?
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Architect William Hefner's California style: luxury mixed with simplicity 5.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Hefner's upcoming book celebrates a holistic approach to design and the memory of his late wife and design partner, Kazuko Hoshino.

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Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution' 4.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Campaigners demand the government prioritises the environment in any post-Covid-19 stimulus package.
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Climate change: How a green new deal really could go global 31.5.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Chief Environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt considers the prospects for a big economic makeover.
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Biggest UK solar plant approved 28.5.2020 BBC: Business
Climate change: Go-ahead for controversial solar farm - the UK's biggest
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Regulators bar Encino contractor from offering PACE loans 28.5.2020 LA Times: Business

A state agency barred Eco Technology of Encino from offering PACE loans, alleging the contractor had fraudulently signed homeowners up for the financing.

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L.A. County ends controversial PACE home improvement loan program 21.5.2020 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles County ended a loan program that funded energy and water efficient home improvements following years of complaints from homeowners who said they had been signed up for loans they didn't understand and couldn't afford.

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America has lost 600,000 clean energy jobs. Here are ideas for bringing them back 13.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Public investment could help reverse the job losses while also reducing pollution and fighting climate change, experts say.

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Pandemic Crash Shows Worker Co-ops Are More Resilient Than Traditional Business 8.5.2020 Truthout.com
Worker-owners are able to share the burden during a downturn and redirect their skills toward emerging ...
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Climate change: Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery? 6.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
Some governments want to channel their economic recovery plans into low-carbon industries.
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The worldwide race to make solar power more efficient 1.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
Scientists are working on better solar cells that will turn more of the sun's rays into electricity.
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Coronavirus and climate: Australia's chance to shift to green energy 27.4.2020 BBC: World
Scientists say the economic impact of the virus gives a window for action to cut emissions.
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Pandemic pivot: How Chicago-area businesses and workers are managing the coronavirus crisis 24.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Chicago-area companies and workers to face harsh realities about their paychecks and their place in the local economy. The Tribune is reaching out to hear, and share, their stories.
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Environmental and Labor Groups Team Up to Demand COVID-19 Relief 22.4.2020 Truthout.com
Nine days of action planned for Earth Day to May Day will highlight interconnectedness of climate and worker ...
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Clean energy can be a 'huge job creator' as economy recovers, Tom Steyer says 22.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Gov. Gavin Newsom tapped Steyer to help craft California'e economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He discusses some of his task force's goals.

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Summer Heat Will Worsen the Pandemic for Poor Communities 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
Bill assistance and a moratorium on utility shutoffs will be crucial during a potentially record hot ...
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The Next Economic Stimulus Must Include Green New Deal Measures 19.4.2020 Truthout.com
The Next Economic Stimulus Must Include Green New Deal Measures
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