User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
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Last updated: Nov 06 2018 07:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities 6.11.2018 BBC: Technology
As more of half of us live in cities, scientists are looking at new ways of harnessing urban energy.
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Large hydropower dams 'not sustainable' in the developing world 6.11.2018 BBC: Science
A new study says that big hydro electricity projects in Europe and the US have been disastrous for the environment.
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UK steps towards zero-carbon economy 15.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?
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Six climate questions for 'Green GB' 12.10.2018 BBC: Science
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.
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Energy Conservation Jobs Come to Coal Country 7.10.2018 Truthout.com
A Kentucky program trains former coal miners in energy efficiency -- and rallies distressed communities.

The post Energy Conservation Jobs Come to Coal Country appeared first on Truthout.

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The Swedish wasteland that's now a sustainability star 3.10.2018 BBC: Business
Does Stockholm's world-famous eco-neighbourhood really offer a template for green urban living?
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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Donors Get the Green 10.9.2018 Truthout.com
The governor is awarding renewable energy grants to his big money contributors.

The post New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Donors Get the Green appeared first on Truthout.

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Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
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Report: Energy efficiency, renewables create nearly 60,000 Minnesota jobs 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A report analyzing jobs in the Midwest's energy efficiency, renewable energy and related sectors found job growth was particularly strong in Minnesota.
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Virginia Anti-Corruption Movement Faces Down Corporate Backlash 20.7.2018 Truthout.com
It's a rigged system that has repeatedly put electricity consumers in Virginia at an economic disadvantage.

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Ocasio-Cortez’s Climate Platform Is Just What the Planet — and the Democrats — Need 5.7.2018 Truthout.com
The candidate declared that more hardliners on climate are needed in Congress.

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Puerto Ricans Battle Disaster Capitalism to Achieve Self-Determination 1.7.2018 Truthout.com
Naomi Klein's "Battle for Paradise" details Puerto Ricans' fight for ownership of their water, land and energy.

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Power people 26.6.2018 BBC: Technology
Home energy storage could lead to lower bills...eventually.
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'Green News Report' - June 19, 2018 19.6.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricanes are moving slower thanks to global warming; EPA's weakening of clean air rules could kill 80,000 Americans over the next decade; China's retaliatory tariffs hit US energy companies and Alaska's seafood industry; McDonald's to phase out plastic straws -- in the U.K.; PLUS: Climate ...
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Feeling the heat? 19.6.2018 BBC: Technology
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
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Paris Is Building the Eco-Community of the Future Right Now. Here’s How. 17.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.

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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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Helping Nigerians move from the slums to affordable green homes of their own 16.6.2018 Hindu: Society
Rapid urbanization has forced millions of Nigerians to live in slums and squatter settlements, as the country’s population is growing faster than its
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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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