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Trump could reverse a recent push to require oil companies to disclose more information about climate change risks
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Griffin and Amy Myers Jaffe, The Conversation | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Brasserie 1893, located in Waldorf Astoria Beijing near Wangfujing, is looking to let loose a little and become ever so slightly more casual with its revamped European menu. We always rated Brasserie 1893, named after the year the first Waldorf Astoria...
From: The Beijinger | By: schreursm | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Most Canadians believe action should be taken on climate change, and of all the options available, carbon pricing comes with the lowest economic costs The post Why concerns over carbon pricing are misplaced appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Trevor Tombe | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Over the strong objections of environmental groups, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, giving President Donald Trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase the use of planet-warming...
From: Free Republic | By: Associated Press | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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President Donald Trump is giving the phrase “multipolar world” an entirely new meaning
From: Salon.com | By: Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch.com | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Slapping a carbon price on Canadian goods weakens the ability of Canadians to compete, and measures meant to mitigate the impact won't work The post To protect Canadian jobs, Trudeau must drop carbon pricing appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite calls from Democrats to delay until requested emails are released.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Here’s what happens now that Scott Pruitt has been approved by the Senate.
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Friday, February 17, 2017
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A nuclear renaissance fizzles as costs soar, green energy makes gains and regulatory pain rises.
From: New York Times | By: DIANE CARDWELL | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The orders are expected as soon as Pruitt’s sworn in.
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Friday, February 17, 2017
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A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Donald Trump says he wants to create American jobs, but he is cool to the idea of renewable energy, which he claims is "too expensive." Don't tell that to the US military, however. Last year, the Navy broke ground on a 4 megawatt (MW) solar array at...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Ardian has acquired Tozzi Green's remaining 35 percent stake in TRE Solar. No financial terms were disclosed. TRE Solar is a renewable energy platform that was created in 2011 as a joint venture with Tozzi Green....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, February 17, 2017
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With Microsoft predicting that 80 per cent of jobs in the next decade will require technical skills, a number of international players offer extra-curricular Stem tuition in the UAE to help children get on this lucrative career path.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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As Oklahoma Attorney General, he filed 14 lawsuits as attorney general challenging EPA regulations
From: Time | By: Associated Press | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The President's Cabinet starkly differs from the public on climate change
From: Time | By: Rep. Yvette Clarke and Michael Shank | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Nevada’s burgeoning rooftop solar industry crashed and burned last year after new rates for net metering were approved that did away with financial incentives for the green energy investment. Now several state lawmakers want to get the industry back...
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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On Saturday, the president slipped away from the doubters in Washington to address a Florida crowd filled with loyal supporters.
From: The Atlantic | By: McKay Coppins | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Carbon emissions per square foot have dropped 14 percent since 2007 at colleges and universities across the US. The post Campus Carbon Emissions Drop, But May Be Under-Reported by 30% appeared first on Environmental Leader....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Government of Canada is awarding a total of $18.2 million to two companies that have developed innovations with the potential to make cars lighter, more fuel efficient and, in the case of electric cars, better performing due to a...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, February 17, 2017
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When members of the North Carolina Military Commission found that the press and members of the public had actually showed up at a public meeting where a presentation on a wind farm would be held, they pulled that item from the agenda and told everyone...
From: Reason | By: Charles Oliver | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Good Week for Mobile Money Customers – Bad Week for Safaricom   M-Pesa (Finally) Moves Toward Fee Transparency … Good news for mobile money customers in Kenya came on two fronts this week. First, after a long, industry-wide delay, market-leader...
From: NextBillion | By: Kyle Poplin | Friday, February 17, 2017
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In 2016, 14.6 GW of solar was installed in the U.S., enough to power 2.4 million homes. So, why have solar stocks been in the dumps? The answer lies in the outlook for the next 12 months.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Travis Hoium | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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With the pipeline giant no longer offering an enticing dividend, there are better options available.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Timothy Green, Travis Hoium, and Daniel Miller | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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"The story dates to the early 1950s, when the U.S. Air Force, in response to the North Korean invasion that started the Korean War, bombed and napalmed cities, towns and villages across the North. It was mostly easy pickings for the Air Force, whose...
From: The Angry Arab News Service | By: As'ad AbuKhalil | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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A cancer survivor who used his time in treatment to come up with a way to match schools and substitute teachers has been shortlisted for a youth enterprise award.
From: Irish Examiner | By: Niall Murray, Education Correspondent | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Scott Pruitt will almost certainly be the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The Oklahoma attorney general's nomination is expected to sail through Senate—possibly as soon as Friday—despite Democrats' protests that he is unfit to lead...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Want to make rent and utility bills a thing of the past? We’ve rounded up seven off-grid homes that could be the answer to making your dreams a reality. Stylish and self-sufficient, these eco-friendly dwellings promise freedom from the grid. Many are...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lucy Wang | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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If we accept the models, entirely eliminating all U.S. carbon emissions would have less than a negligible impact on temperatures by the end of the century.
From: Reason | By: Veronique de Rugy | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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If we accept the models, entirely eliminating all U.S. carbon emissions would have less than a negligible impact on temperatures by the end of the century.
From: Reason | By: Reason Staff | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Mr. Trump, don't build that wall. Invest in all of our people. The post Here’s How Trump’s Border Wall Budget Could Actually Put ‘People First’ appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jodi Jacobson | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee announced that the confirmation hearing for Judge Neil Gorsuch will begin on March 20, creating at least the possibility that, if confirmed, Gorsuch could join the court’s current eight justices in time for...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Amy Howe | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Elon Musk has accomplished an amazing number of things in a few short years. He is the father of SpaceX, the Hyperloop, and Tesla. He has created disruptions within the world of transportation, solar power, space exploration, and artificial intelligence....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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If we start inspecting aging dams across the country, we may not like what we find.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Travis Hoium | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Three units of 250 megawatts solar power were awarded at a levellised tariff of 4.9¢/kWh in India. 32 Hours Of Marathon Bidding Yields Record-Smashing 4.9¢/kWh Solar Tariffs In India was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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A solar-powered, three-wheel ambulance may look like a crude oddity to those of us who are fixated on whether a Tesla Model S P100D with Ridiculous Mode is faster than a Lucid Air or a Faraday Future FF91. But in the final analysis, all those cars miss...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Steve Hanley | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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After years of failed promises, Victoria is on the cusp of getting its first large-scale solar power stations.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | By: Adam Morton | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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We live in a society obsessed with convenience, and that obsession has made plastic king. Though humankind has greatly benefited from plastic, the environmental costs of this reigning polymer may bring about our downfall. Traveling from land to sea in...
From: Earth911 | By: Liz Greene | Friday, February 17, 2017
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China plans to shut down at least 500 outdated coal mines and use more clean fuel in 2017, the country's top energy watchdog said Friday.
From: China.org.cn | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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By Paul Monies Business Writer pmonies@oklahoman.comTwo wind farm companies have sued the town of Hinton, claiming a recently passed ordinance targeting wind turbines outside the town limits was illegally enacted. Minco Wind IV LLC and Minco Wind V LLC,...
From: NewsOK | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Nigeria’s crude oil export is set to rise by 8,350 barrels of oil per day (bopd) as Green Energy International Limited, GEIL, disclosed that it is about to commence continuous full production and evacuation from the Otakikpo Marginal field in Oil Mining...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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There is little that Trump and his regime is doing on climate and clean energy that has not already achieved, or attempted, by the current Coalition government in Canberra Turnbull’s Energy Policy, Like Trump’s, Is Based On “Alternative Facts”...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Giles Parkinson | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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At one point, 2016 looked like an abysmal year for Australian solar. But 2016 turned out to be record breaking year for solar, in many regards. Here are some of the highlights. 2016 Was A Record-Breaking Year For Solar In Australia was originally published...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Contracting for renewable energy development by big corporate energy users – as a way to keep a lid on electricity prices and guarantee supply – has been slow to catch on Down Under 2017 Could Be A Tipping Point For Corporate Wind & Solar Deals...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The government has undertaken a total of twenty-five supply projects since May 2015 to December 2016 at a total cost of N936,459,218.69 The post Governance: Stewardship and Democratic Dividends appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Officials at Lake Oroville reduced the rate of water release once again Friday as workers continued make repairs to a damaged spillway and clear debris from a hydroelectric plant. State Department of Water Resources engineers will decrease the flow of...
From: Free Republic | By: Los Angeles Times | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Angel Garcia, a 41-year-old attorney from the south side of Chicago, is as passionate about clean energy as he is about deep-dish pizza and the Chicago Bears. He fostered a love for the environment while hiking and camping as a Boy Scout, and he’s...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Pueblo City Council set a goal Monday to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy by 2035, joining two other Colorado cities with similar commitments.
From: Denver Post | By: Danika Worthington | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Eight recycling plants of Tadweer aim to recycle more than 60 per cent of the emirate's waste by 2020.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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