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Energy revolution 22.6.2017 BBC: Technology
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
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Oklahoma officials, others dispute California climate claim 22.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials from Oklahoma and several other states are asking California’s insurance commissioner to stop pressing companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry, saying it only confuses consumers and unnecessarily brings politics into the insurance market. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says the investments may be […]
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Oklahoma officials, others dispute California climate claim 22.6.2017 AP Business
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Officials from Oklahoma and several other states are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry, saying it only confuses consumers and unnecessarily brings politics into the insurance market....
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Regulators move to pull the plug on Mississippi coal plant 22.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi regulators want to pull the plug on a first-of-its-kind power plant that was supposed to burn coal more cleanly, saying one of the nation’s largest utilities should absorb $6.5 billion in losses and ratepayers should pay nothing more. The Mississippi Public Service Commission on Wednesday gave Mississippi Power Co. 45 […]
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13 red states threaten to sue over a California initiative to fight climate change 21.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

You can say one thing for California’s initiatives aimed at stemming fossil-fuel-driven climate change: They have the ability to drive conservative politicians from oil, gas and coal states batty.

There’s no other explanation for the overheated and borderline hysterical letter issued this week...

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Pakistan to revive Keti Bander power project with Chinese help 20.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pakistan to revive Keti Bander power project with Chinese help
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The Energy 202: Exxon, GM and Pepsi plan to back carbon tax floated by ex-GOP officials 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The proposal would rollback Obama-era environmental regulations.
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Pak to revive Keti Bander TPP with Chinese help 20.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak to revive Keti Bander TPP with Chinese help
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Australia’s government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday.
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday. Australia is about to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. But most Australians face escalating power bills because state governments […]
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Australia to restrict gas exports due to domestic shortage 20.6.2017 AP Business
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's government will restrict gas exports from next year in an effort to contain soaring energy prices in the domestic market, the prime minister said Tuesday....
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FactChecking Trump on Coal Jobs 20.6.2017 FactCheck
FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley discusses President Donald Trump's misleading boast that the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania is proof that his administration is “putting the miners back to ...
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Trump's FBI Nominee Christopher Wray Weighed in on the ExxonMobil Climate Change Investigations 19.6.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Christopher Wray, President Trump's nominee for FBI director, advised corporate clients on how to avoid "being in the crosshairs" of law enforcement at a 2015 legal forum where investigations by state attorneys general into whether ExxonMobil misled investors and the public about climate change were a topline issue.  Wray's law firm later pitched clients on its ability to help corporations "vigorously contest" such investigations in response to the 2016 launch of a coalition of 17 state attorneys general aimed at pursuing similar legal efforts around climate change. The firm's clients have included ExxonMobil and other powerful fossil fuel interests.  First, some quick background on the issues at play, followed by some details on the involvement of Wray and his law firm. Wray Once Led Federal Corporate Fraud Investigations, but Then He Switched Sides President Trump described his new nominee for FBI director as "a man of impeccable credentials" in a tweet . Wray's credentials include a 2003-2005 stint as ...
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The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era 19.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era
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South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in says plans to exit nuclear power 19.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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South Korea to scrap building new nuclear power plants 19.6.2017 Washington Post: World
South Korea, one of the world’s largest nuclear electricity producers, will scrap plans to build new nuclear power plants.
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PeabodyEnergy Fights Lawsuit Over Protesters' Arrest 17.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Peabody Energy is fighting accusations it colluded with police in the unlawful arrest of two protesters who took a photo with coal miners and their banner at its 2013 shareholder meeting in Wyoming.
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Extra-windy March boosts wind, solar power’s share of Colorado’s energy to 24 percent 17.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
The state's share of renewable energy much higher than nationwide average of 10 percent.
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A hidden cost of corruption: environmental devastation 17.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Traveling on the Patuca River in Honduras, you can see kleptocracy’s effects.
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California has a long way to go in its fight against climate change 17.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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