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Climate change is hitting African Americans hard. Here’s how Maryland can lead. 20.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Our tentative approach to climate change is not working.
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Minnesota Senate is going solar this spring 20.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Department of Administration say rooftop solar is a good investment for certain state-owned buildings.
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Powerful gale, snow lash Europe killing 7 19.1.2018 Hindu: International
Deaths took place across 3 countries, as high winds and snow pounded the continent
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El Paso County child dies of flu 18.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
El Paso County child dies from the flu, and state health officials worry the worst is yet to come as the virus circulates another two to three months.
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Fort Collins energy firm that uses rice husks to power remote villages attracts $20 million from Shell’s venture arm 18.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
Husk Power Systems is using a mix of solar energy, battery and a biomass gasifier that uses rice husks as fuel. Each decentralized micro energy grid can power 250 to 300 users at time.
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From taxes to the swamp: Trump's promises, kept and incomplete, 1 year in 18.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In 2016, Donald Trump offered a list of things he wanted to accomplish as president. As his first anniversary in office approaches, here is what he can check off and what is incomplete.
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Strong storm blasts northern Europe causing transport chaos 18.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Scores of flights and trains were canceled in the Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads Thursday as the country took a powerful hit from a storm that was set to lash large parts of Europe.
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How to Achieve Zero Emissions With a Green New Deal, Even if the Federal Government Won't Help 17.1.2018 Truthout - All Articles
(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout ) It's obvious that we can't expect anything good on climate change to come out of the Trump administration, but we also can't afford to wait, says economist Robert Pollin. Two recent studies produced by Pollin and his colleagues for New York and Washington states offer a path for states to make a just transition away from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy while creating thousands of new jobs. The following article could only be published thanks to support from our readers. To fund more stories like it, make a donation to Truthout by clicking here! With Donald Trump in the White House, the prospects for fighting climate change have never been any bleaker in the US. Yet there are options available to state governments to move forward with the greening of the economy even without federal support. This point is made crystal clear in  two studies  produced recently by economist Robert Pollin and some of his colleagues at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at ...
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After delays, South Main Station’s developer says Longmont project on track 17.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a lack of recent activity at the South Main Station construction site in Longmont, the long-delayed project's developer says it is on pace for completion in 2019.
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Xcel Energy receives shockingly low bids for Colorado electricity from renewable sources 17.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Renewable energy developers have offered to supply Xcel Energy with electricity at the lowest prices quoted in the U.S., including options including energy storage priced below what coal-generated power in the state costs.
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Administration of Denial: Trump's Shock and Awe Attack on the Environment 16.1.2018 Truthout.com
President Donald Trump signs a Presidential Proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 4, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images) The administration of Donald J. Trump, starting with the president himself, is populated by deniers of human-caused climate disruption in all the key positions. For those of us concerned about runaway climate disruption, this regime, with its denial of the greatest existential threat to humanity (alongside nuclear war), has become our worst enemy. Support your favorite writers by making sure we can keep publishing them! Make a donation to Truthout to ensure independent journalism survives. President Donald Trump signs a Presidential Proclamation shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 4, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images) It's no secret that Donald Trump, someone who would ...
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CPUC's latest order backing batteries spells more trouble for fossil-fuel power plants 16.1.2018 LA Times: Business

California, the state that helped birth the global boom in battery-toting electric vehicles, is trying to spark a similar transformation for utilities. And that spells trouble for power plants all across the U.S. that run on natural gas.

The California Public Utilities Commission approved an order...

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Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds 15.1.2018 AP Business
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) -- After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes like a battering ram, the wealthy seaside hideaway of Montecito, California, will start rebuilding with the possibility of another catastrophic flood in mind....
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Utility Jobs Shrink as New Power Plants Need Fewer Workers 15.1.2018 Wall St. Journal: US
As coal and nuclear power plants close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity for the U.S. is shrinking.
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Can This Colorado City Really Afford 100-Percent Clean Energy? 14.1.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The first things you see driving down from the Rocky Mountains into Pueblo, Colorado, are smoke stacks. Three big ones sprout from the Comanche coal plant at the edge of town, and then a stubble of shorter towers rises from […]
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Device at center of Grand Junction woman’s fatal bungee accident was functioning 14.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Investigators say the device at the center of a fatal bungee accident at an indoor recreation park in western Colorado was functioning properly.
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Could Colorado’s green energy debate go big in 2018? 14.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Brian Bagley isn't the first person that comes to mind when you picture a wind or solar advocate. The 40-something Longmont mayor has a concealed carry permit and wears cowboy boots. Four antique shotguns hang on the walls of his law practice. He's a former registered Republican, but switched to independent for the 2016 election.
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Gov. Northam’s first chance to do something about money in politics 13.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
There’s a better way to fund campaigns and celebrations.
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Regulators vote to shut down Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant 12.1.2018 LA Times: Business

The last remaining nuclear power plant in California will begin shutting down operations in six years as part of a plan approved Thursday by state regulators.

“We chart a new energy future by phasing out nuclear power here in California,” Michael Picker, president of the California Public Utilities...

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Americans now find themselves the ultimate sandwich generation 11.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Americans now find themselves the ultimate sandwich generation
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