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PM’s Ujjwala LPG scheme will meet objectives if poor pay less for refills than middle class, rich 25.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The scheme has increased LPG customer base but high cost of refills means consumption growth is slow. Many women are therefore still using chulhas to cook.
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China seeks to allay fears over Belt and Road debt risks 25.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, its finance minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay criticism that the infrastructure plan to boost trade and investment creates a heavy burden for some ...
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A Hotel Built on the Edge of a Glacier 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Jutting out over the Holandsfjorden fjord, Norway's Svart Hotel is being billed as a paragon of sustainability and cutting-edge design.
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California housing bill could have 'far-reaching effects' in Los Angeles, report says 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

More than 40% of the developable land in Los Angeles could be eligible for homebuilding at a greater density under high-profile legislation working its way through the Capitol, according to a new city analysis.

Senate Bill 50, which faces a key legislative committee hearing Wednesday morning, would...

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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Ice Hockey: NHL to purchase carbon offsets to counter playoff air travel 23.4.2019 Reuters: Sports News
The National Hockey League said on Monday it would purchase carbon credits to offset airline emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases during the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Caught in the middle: In a traditional field, farmers strive for sustainability 22.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new podcast from American Public Media, Field Work, will have frank conversations with farmers and other members of the agriculture community about what it means to be green in farming.
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Sustainable Travel: How to Celebrate #Earthday right 22.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These companies make it easy to be sustainable while you travel
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SCE says investors need bigger profits because of fire risks 21.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The fallout from Pacific Gas & Electric’s bankruptcy is spreading to Southern California, where customers of the state’s second-largest electric utility could see their energy bills rise by $290 million a year — if federal officials allow the utility to reward shareholders with dramatically higher...

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Drinking Potent Beer Bonded Ancient Peruvian Society 18.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“It was used during political events to reaffirm a shared identity, to get people to let loose, and to create a memorable interaction that would bind leaders together through time," the study co-author told Newsweek.
Noted scientist calls for environmental protection 18.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Noted scientist calls for environmental protection
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5th PMI India Project Management Regional Conference 2019 17.4.2019 Projects Monitor

The post 5th PMI India Project Management Regional Conference 2019 appeared first on India's first NewsPortal on Projects.

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A full Cabinet: The commissioners behind the Walz administration 17.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Gov. Tim Walz has made his final pick to fill out his Cabinet with Tarek Tomes to head the Minnesota IT Services. Here's a look at all the members of the governor's administration leaders.
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Amid Rochester's growth, an eye on sustainability 16.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The U.S. Green Building Council recently recognized Rochester for efforts to reduce waste, cut energy use and improve air and water quality, making it the first Minnesota city to earn a LEED certification.
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Hotels that are Sustainable and Breathtaking 15.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These hotels are protecting the environment and reducing plastic
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Colombia gets $31.5 million grant to aid Venezuelan migrants 13.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A refugee fund set up by the World Bank, the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank on Friday approved a $31.5 million grant for Colombia to aid Venezuelan migrants and refugees.
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Why let mining companies rip up public land like it’s 1872? 12.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

What if communications today were governed by a law passed before the telephone was invented? Or if transportation were guided by federal policy made before there were cars?

That's exactly the type of anachronism in play regarding America's key law governing the extraction of hard-rock minerals,...

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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Hey Trader Joe’s: Less plastic with my food, please 11.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For many years, Trader Joe’s was my main stop for groceries, booze and dog food. But as I wrote more about the environmental cost of single-use plastic I started noticing my how much plastic I was bringing home as part the weekly Trader Joe’s haul — and was appalled.

American grocery stores in...

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