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Trump’s White House Will Have to Go Green Under DC’s New Clean Energy Plan 19.12.2018 Mother Jones
The DC Council on Tuesday passed one of the nation’s most ambitious clean energy bills to date, yet another sign that while the Trump administration moves backward on climate action, cities and states are continuing to move forward, even in the president’s own backyard. The Clean Energy DC Act, approved in a unanimous vote by the council, requires the District […]
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Nasa's New Horizons probe on course for historic flyby 18.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Ex-Pluto spacecraft New Horizons maintains the trajectory taking it to its next dramatic encounter.
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2018 statistic of the year: Plastic waste fact tops list 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Facts about the environment, Kylie Jenner and Jaffa cakes all make the list.
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Energy plans may cut £45 a year from bills 18.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
Proposals by the regulator would lead to lower returns for investors, but save customers money.
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Climate wind shift? 81-percent support Green New Deal 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Unprecedented support for greener climate policy.
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Until We Confront Capitalism, We Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis 16.12.2018 Truthout.com
Author Simon Pirani explains what must be done to halt runaway greenhouse gas emissions.

The post Until We Confront Capitalism, We Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis appeared first on Truthout.

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Storm Deirdre: Wind, snow and rain hit parts of UK 16.12.2018 BBC: Front Page
There are warnings of ice after Storm Deirdre brought freezing rain and high winds to the country.
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Can Adopting a Complementary Indigenous Perspective Save Us? 15.12.2018 Truthout.com
We cannot afford to ignore or dismiss the perspective that has guided us for most of human history.

The post Can Adopting a Complementary Indigenous Perspective Save Us? appeared first on Truthout.

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Republicans Who Slap Voters in the Face May Be in for a Nasty Surprise 13.12.2018 American Prospect
John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP Opponents of the Wisconsin legislature's lame-duck actions rally in Madison.  democracy_rules.jpg Republicans in Michigan and Wisconsin who have  moved aggressively  to steamroll voters and strip power from incoming Democratic officials appear confident that they will pay no political price, and many  analysts seem to concur . After all, state legislators won’t face re-election for another two to four years, and electoral maps gerrymandered to heavily favor Republicans won’t be redrawn until after 2020. That’s a long time in politics, and it would be easy to assume that protesters now crowding the state capitals in Lansing and Madison will by then have moved on. But that assumption overlooks two powerful lessons from the recent midterms: One, that gerrymandering  can backfire , particularly when the political winds shift dramatically. And two, that voters are increasingly fed up with assaults on democracy. The more Republicans take aim at  voting rights ,  ...
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Where did the Sun come from? 10.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Earth would be a frozen lump of rock without the energy created from our nearest star.
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Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System' 10.12.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Voyager 2, a space probe launched in 1977, becomes only the second human-made object to enter the space between the stars.
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Climate change and the UK: The good and bad 10.12.2018 BBC: Science
The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?
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Carbon Emissions Will Reach a Record High of 37 Billion Tons in 2018 9.12.2018 Truthout.com
Strong growth in emissions from the use of fossil fuels suggests CO2 emissions are likely to increase further in 2019.

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California gives final OK to requiring solar panels on new houses 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
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Carbon dioxide emissions are up again. What now, climate? 6.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The fortuitous dip in emissions of the main greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, during the past three years is over, as economies turn up. The trend in the near future looks grim, say climate scientists.
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U of M volleyball team says they have the chemistry to do well in NCAA tournament 30.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Gophers are coming off their best conference record in school history. The perennially successful women's Gopher volleyball team has absolute dominance at home, going undefeated on their home court.
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Australian students in mass climate protest 30.11.2018 BBC: Science
Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
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Stormy weather causes hundreds of homes to lose power 28.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Strong winds and heavy rain has also caused travel disruption across Northern Ireland.
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Snowstorm slams Midwest, causes thousands of flights to be canceled 26.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Blizzard conditions are being experienced from St. Louis to Chicago and into Wisconsin. The storm caused the first blizzard warning in Kansas City since 2011 and is set to hit New England this week.
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The U.K economy is growing — but its energy use is shrinking 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The United Kingdom's total energy use has dropped 10 percent since 2002, unlike other EU countries. It's a quiet victory in the fight against climate change. It's also a bit mysterious.
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