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UN Report: Access to energy crucial for escaping poverty 22.11.2017 AP Business
BANGKOK (AP) -- A United Nations report says the world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty....
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The Energy 202: Internal watchdog says Interior should focus on climate change. It isn’t. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The department controls one-fifth of U.S. land area.
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China's CEFC denies links to alleged Africa bribery plot 22.11.2017 AP Business
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Chinese energy company has denied it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf....
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Embattled former PUC chief Peevey resurfaces with a green energy book 22.11.2017 LA Times: Business
Former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey talks about his new green energy book, his first public statement since the state began investigating whether he improperly influenced what consumers would pay for the San Onofre nuclear power plant shutdown.
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L.A. may try to block reopening of oil drilling site blamed for health problems 22.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo is pursuing an unusual plan that could thwart the reopening of a South L.A. oil drilling site that suspended operations after a public outcry over nosebleeds and other health problems reported by neighbors.

Cedillo, who represents the area near the Allenco...

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A Stanford professor didn't just debate his scientific critics--he sued them for $10 million 21.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In 2015, Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford and several colleagues predicted that wind, solar and hydroelectric power could provide 100% of the energy demand in each of the 48 contiguous American states, “at low cost,” by about 2050.

When their conclusions were published in the prestigious Proceedings...

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Why I Helped Organize the Singing Revolt Against the White House at the UN Climate Talks 21.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
As Trump's climate-denier delegates tried to present their pro-fossil-fuel agenda at the UN Climate Summit last week, a US youth delegation began singing to register their protest and declare solidarity with climate justice advocates around the world. The message to the Trump administration was clear: The young people of the US are ready to step in and fill the leadership vacuum. People disturb an event titled: "The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation" with friendly singing at the COP23 United Nations Climate Change Conference on November 13, 2017, in Bonn, Germany. (Photo: Lukas Schulze / Getty Images) Ready to make a difference? Help Truthout provide a platform for exposing injustice and inspiring action. Click here to make a one-time or monthly donation. Last week, nations of the world gathered in Bonn, Germany, for the annual United Nations Climate Negotiations. This year's conference was pivotal -- the first meeting since Trump announced his ...
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Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration 21.11.2017 BBC: Business
The chemicals giant has signed a deal potentially giving it access to vast energy reserves.
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Collapse of German coalition talks deals blow to Merkel; new elections likely 20.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The surprise pullout of the Free Democrats leaves the chancellor with few options for a government.
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Man and dog he was trying to save killed by semi-truck on I-25; another man dies on I-76 20.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A 39-year-old man racing into traffic to try to save his dog’s life was killed Sunday evening on Interstate 25 south of Fort Collins when a semi-truck hit them both.
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Japan trade surplus sinks in October as energy imports surge 20.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Japan reports that its trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged.
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Dump truck leaking fuel closes westbound Interstate 70 20.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
DENVER – A dump truck leaking fuel on westbound Interstate 70 and 6th Avenue has stalled traffic for commuters Sunday afternoon. The crash was initially reported by CDOT on Twitter at 1:05 p.m. as an incident involving “multiple vehicles.” By 1:50 p.m., CDOT officials said the crash involved a semi, adding traffic was unaffected at […]
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In the heart of oil and gas country, a sometimes-deadly 20-mile Weld County road gets an upgrade 19.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Recent population projections put Weld County in the top spot for growth in Colorado over the next few decades, so it might seem apt that this week marks the official opening of a revamped 20-mile, five-lane concrete highway designed to handle that expected influx.
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Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19.11.2017 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) In a time of deep political, social and economic uncertainty for everyone (except the ultra-rich), Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin provide some theoretical and practical guidance for the left. This Truthout interview is an effort to help reimagine a realistic social order in an age when the old order is dying but the new has yet to be born. Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, ...
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Senate may approve drilling in Alaskan wilderness with tax bill 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Legislation opening up a portion of ANWR for leasing cleared a key Senate hurdle this week, when the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved it.
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Germany's Green Energy Meltdown 18.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Voters promised a virtuous revolution get coal and high prices instead.
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As Trump administration touts coal at U.N. gathering, U.S. cities and states target climate change 18.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The sharp political divisions in the United States over climate change spilled over to the outside world at the United Nations conference that will likely be remembered for two rival delegations that showed up from the U.S.

As Trump administration officials attending a U.N. climate change conference...

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Xcel CEO predicts rosy future from wind, and fracking 18.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Ben Fowke, Xcel Energy's CEO, outlined the goals and plans for Minnesota's largest utility.
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The Energy 202: This EPA nominee may be the first Trump appointee to be defeated by Congress 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Two GOP senators oppose Michael Dourson.
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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