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How a Florida Utility Became the Global King of Green Power 18.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
NextEra became a wind and solar Goliath almost entirely under the radar, using tax subsidies to help finance projects around the country. It has avoided debt and the kind of claims of altruistic motives common among some renewable-energy companies.
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Paris Is Building the Eco-Community of the Future Right Now. Here’s How. 17.6.2018 Truthout.com
The Clichy-Batignolles eco-district aims to set a new standard in sustainable urban design.

The post Paris Is Building the Eco-Community of the Future Right Now. Here’s How. appeared first on Truthout.

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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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Helping Nigerians move from the slums to affordable green homes of their own 16.6.2018 Hindu: Society
Rapid urbanization has forced millions of Nigerians to live in slums and squatter settlements, as the country’s population is growing faster than its
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St. John's alumnus sues university, wants donation back plus interest 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., is being sued by one of its own graduates who wants his donation back. Roger Lindmark, a 1974 grad, gave $300,000 to St. John's with settlement money he won from lawsuits against big corporations.
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Global Investment in Wind and Solar Energy Is Outshining Fossil Fuels 11.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
World-wide spending on renewable energy is outpacing investment in electricity from coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, driven by falling costs of producing wind and solar power.
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Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.
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Pope Francis set to address oil firms over climate change 9.6.2018 BBC: Business
The Vatican will host around 40 representatives from the world's largest energy companies this weekend.
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Trump's 'lifeline' for coal, and climate activism's overwhelming whiteness 8.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This week no Climate Cast, we discuss a plan to require electric utilities to buy more expensive coal and nuclear power, and the climate movement's lack of diversity.
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Buskers accept contactless payments and other news 1.6.2018 BBC: Technology
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
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Google launches solar power service in UK 30.5.2018 BBC: Technology
An energy expert said that the tool "is a good way" to make information more accessible.
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The Best Parts About Summer Are Also the Worst for the Planet 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  It’s finally (almost) summer, and cities are coming alive with outdoor festivals, farmers markets-turned-street fairs, movie screenings in the park, and food-truck rallies. Much of that activity runs on mobile generators, many of which burn diesel fuel to make electricity. Burning diesel […]
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Hardlook: Fast-tracked 28.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Gurgaon firm offers company shares as compensation to staff 25.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Baked goods, Wi-Fi makes you feel at home in Everest 24.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Tour operators provide creature comforts such as fresh salads, Turkish drip coffee
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Minnesota's renewable energy revolution 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast, we assess the state of Minnesota's renewable energy economy, infrastructure, and the potential for accelerated growth.
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What’s on MPR News? 5/24/18 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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This 70-Year-Old Republican Mayor Wants to Prove That His Small Southern Town Can Go Green 24.5.2018 Mother Jones
Last year, Mayor Greg Lemons counted every single street light in Abita Springs, Louisiana, and found there were 256. If his town of about 2,900 residents switched over to solar-powered lamps and LED bulbs, he reasoned, taxpayers could save thousands of dollars and be environmentally conscious.  Street lights are just a part of Lemon’s ambitious plans to make Abita Springs a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. A life-long Republican, he has fought […]
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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