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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland misses the point about American power 19.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
World Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was recognized last week as Diplomat of the Year by the American establishment magazine Foreign Policy. In her Washington, D.C. speech Freeland referred to the U.S. as the leader of the free world and concluded her remarks suggesting that Canada and "our friends in the world democracies" were "shoulder to shoulder" and were "strongest with America in our ranks and, indeed, in the lead." Freeland was content to invoke the "rules-based" international order established after the Second World War as the standard for conduct of international relations. The reality she left unstated is that over the past seven decades the dominant feature of world politics has been the exercise of American hegemonic power. U.S. military power has underscored postwar politics, beginning with the period when the U.S. was sole possessor of nuclear weapons. When it dropped the atomic bomb to conclude the war against Japan, the U.S. sent a clear signal to Russia, its wartime ally, ...
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Electric vehicle networks need to be open, smart, clean and equitable 19.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A new collaborative EV charging agreement was unveiled in Portland this week.
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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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How do we feed the world? 16.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
We might want to look at what McDonald's did.
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Lessons from Hawaii's clean energy transformation for transportation 15.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The islands have a lot of work to do to reach the ambitious goal of 100-percent-renewable transportation.
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Hawaii's energy market is open for business — almost 14.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
You won't hear these conversations anywhere else.
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How Behavioral Science Can Boost Household Energy Efficiency 14.6.2018 THE CITY FIX
Persuading people to use energy more efficiently has long been heralded as a simple, effective way to help tackle climate change. The problem lies in the persuasion. Historically, policies and programs to encourage people to save energy have relied largely ...
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Macron Pushes to Privatize State Assets 13.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
President Emmanuel Macron’s pro-business overhaul of France shifted up a gear as the government announced plans to privatize state assets and pour funds into risky technology investments.
PUC: Line 3 oil pipeline plan is necessary, safest option 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission staff say the controversial pipeline is needed, contrary to what another state agency argued. A decision is expected in about two weeks.
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Why Hawaii's carbon neutrality pledge matters 13.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From the standpoint of reducing emissions, the declaration might seem symbolic. But other states are watching and learning from the island state’s policies.
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AAA has new automation leaders; Nelson Switzer leaves Nestle 13.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In this month's roundup of interesting sustainability career moves: ex-politicos go private, Nelson Switzer leaves Nestle and sustainability boards get shakeups.
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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California’s Fossil Fuel Industry Had It Relatively Easy Under Jerry Brown. That’s Going to Change After November. 9.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In California’s primary election Tuesday, voters all but picked statewide politicians and decided who would face off in the races that might flip the House of Representatives. But the environment was also on the ballot, and the results look like a […]
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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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UK Supreme Court majority finds N.Ireland abortion law violates human rights 7.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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Hell and polluted water: what holistic water management can do 7.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How the 'One Water' movement is successfully leveraging new practices to improve the health, and wealth, of cities and businesses.
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As AAP switches to Lok Sabha poll mode, full statehood issue takes centre stage 7.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Tesla is starting to actually become an energy company 7.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Will energy storage help the Silicon Valley car maker weather the car manufacturing storm?
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Here's what it could take to accelerate Hawaii's transition to 100 percent renewables 6.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The state is more than a quarter of the way to it's 'all in' commitment to clean power, but the hardest work is yet to come.
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How Behavioral Science Can Boost Household Energy Efficiency 6.6.2018 WRI Stories
How Behavioral Science Can Boost Household Energy Efficiency Comments|Add Comment|PrintEnergy-efficient appliances for sale in Mumbai. Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group/Flickr Persuading people to use energy more efficiently has long been heralded as a simple, effective way to help tackle climate change. The problem lies in the persuasion. Historically, policies and programs to encourage people to save energy have relied largely on technological interventions and decision-making driven by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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