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The Environment Is on the November Ballot — Here’s What’s at Stake and Where 19.10.2018 Truthout.com
A handful of statewide ballot initiatives will test whether states can effectively counter environmental rollbacks.

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Regulators to decide: Does Minnesota need natural gas to transition to renewable energy? 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Public Utilities will hear final arguments Thursday in Minnesota Power's bid for a new natural gas plant in Superior, Wis. The utility argues it's key to increasing the amount of wind, solar and hydro power on its system.
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Climate change isn't just an environmental issue anymore 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
"You can no longer separate climate into a distinct public policy issue," says one climate scientist. "It is about the economy, it's about jobs, the future."
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Carbon Capture: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Here's a harsh climate reality: extracting carbon already emitted is as important as reaching zero output.

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Scottish Power to use 100% wind power after sale to Drax 16.10.2018 BBC: Business
Power company Drax pays £702m for the rest of Scottish Power's traditional generation business.
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Could chip fat help dirty shipping clean up its act? 16.10.2018 BBC: Business
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
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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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Sugar Boat shipwreck: The River Clyde's unlikely landmark 14.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
How a storm turned an ill-fated merchant ship into an unlikely river attraction.
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Storm Callum: Continued downpours bring flooding 13.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
The Met Office has an amber warning for heavy rain in place until 18:00 BST on Saturday.
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Energy developers applaud richer community solar incentives 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Community solar gardens initially attracted a lot of residential customers, but developers said higher costs caused such projects to make financial sense only for commercial customers.
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Do We Really Have the Time and the Tools to Fix Climate Change? 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Yes, but the solution lies not in global techno-fixes but in respect for the land and the rights of people.

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Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Stopping global warming is "not on the menu." But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as its effects worsen.
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European Developer Buys U.S. Offshore Wind Pioneer 8.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Ørsted A/S said Monday that it would acquire Deepwater Wind, a leading U.S. offshore wind developer, from hedge fund D.E. Shaw Group. 
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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.

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Climate Cast: Seeking the 'Holy Grail' of energy storage 5.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Renewable energy production is booming. But how do we save that energy to power our homes when the wind fades and the sun sets?
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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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Saudi Arabia Shelves Work on SoftBank's $200 Billion Solar Project 1.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Saudi Arabia has put on hold a $200 billion plan with SoftBank to build the world’s biggest solar-power-generation project, setting back another eye-catching transformation project in the kingdom.
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Can the Great Lakes Continue to Fend Off an Increasingly Thirsty World? 30.9.2018 Truthout.com
A 2008 interstate compact prevents distant dry places from siphoning off Great Lakes water. But will the agreement hold?

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Being Julian Assange 26.9.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
As Julian Assange’s fate may soon be resolved, here’s an in-depth look at the history of WikiLeaks, the infiltration of activist communities and the strength & vulnerability of the world-changing publisher whose freedom is at stake, by Suzie Dawson. By…Read more →
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Space mining - Learning how to fuel an interplanetary gas station 25.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Brett Kavanaugh says he won't let "false accusations drive me out of this process" as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination.
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