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New York awards offshore wind contracts as governor signs climate bill 19.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource , procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas ...
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State denies request to delay closure of Minneapolis metal shredder 18.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Northern Metal Recycling had agreed to close its shredder by Aug. 1 as part of a 2017 settlement over alleged violations of its air quality permit.
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Mega Wind Farm Connected With Artificial Islands 'Technically and Economically Feasible,' European Energy Firm Says 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Each of the artificial islands would generate enough energy to power around 12 million homes, according to an international consortium.
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Bid to bring together medical community to fight air pollution 18.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to bring together medical community to fight air pollution
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Trump administration’s push for energy production on public lands would increase Colorado’s emissions, report finds 17.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Public lands in Colorado and across the West could make climate change worse if oil and gas leases recently sold by federal land managers start producing and emitting millions of tons of greenhouse-gas emissions, according to a report released Tuesday by a national environmental organization.
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Study: Minn., Midwest could see more dangerously hot days as climate change worsens 17.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The study used climate models to project the likelihood of extreme heat under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios.
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Climate Change Will Expose Millions of People in U.S. to 'Off-the-Charts' Extreme Heat 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Global warming will lead to a significant increase in the frequency and severity of extreme heat across the contiguous states, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier 16.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames.
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Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier 16.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames.
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Colorado Hospital Association CEO Steven Summer retiring 16.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Steven Summer, who as head of the Colorado Hospital Association helped create the state's hospital provider fee, will retire at the end of the year.
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Make Mars Habitable Again: Scientists Unveil New Plan to Allow Life on The Red Planet 15.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Harvard-led team say a thin layer of silica aerogel could insulate the planet's surface.
Hot weather and bad air start off the week for Southern California 15.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Southern Californians are getting a muggy start to the week as high temperatures are expected to peak Monday, prompting poor air quality advisories from health officials.

Valley temperatures will reach 98 to 103 degrees, dipping slightly Tuesday, meteorologists said.

In central Los Angeles, temperatures...

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Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' 15.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm.
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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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Worst of Southern California heat wave and smog hit Saturday 13.7.2019 LA Times: Environment

The worst of a weekend heat wave is forecast to hit Southern California this weekend.

Here is what you need to know:

Forecast

The heat is expected to peak Saturday as a high-pressure zone extends from the Southwest and lingers over the region, the National Weather Service said. Temperatures should...

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Has your doctor talked with you about climate change? 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change -- heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons -- to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
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As India grows older and more polluted, a little-known disease is killing a million people a year 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Often confused with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease claims more lives than diabetes, malaria, tuberculosis and breast cancer combined.
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Want a transit system that actually works? Then L.A. needs bus-only lanes 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s time — again — to test whether Los Angeles’ political leaders have the mettle to build a transit-friendly, environmentally sustainable city.

Elected officials across the region, but particularly in the city of Los Angeles, love to tout their environmental credentials, their steadfast commitment...

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China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills 13.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on ...
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