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Perry regrets call to eliminate Energy agency 19.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the Energy Department and insisted that the federal agency performs a critical function. Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the department, told a Senate committee that if confirmed, he will be a passionate advocate for the department’s core missions and will seek to draw “greater attention to the vital role played by the agency.” In remarks for his confirmation hearing, P...
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Rick Perry seeks to lead Energy, an agency he pledged to abolish 19.1.2017 Washington Post
Rick Perry seeks to lead Energy, an agency he pledged to abolish
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Where will Trump begin in slashing Obama-era regulations? 19.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Donald Trump's ascendance to the White House has raised hopes among U.S. businesses for the most significant rollback of regulations since the Reagan administration. 

Cutting regulations is not only a key component in Trump's goal of doubling economic growth to 4%, but some economists regard it...

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In Rick Perry energy hearing, questions likely on nuclear security, environment 19.1.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.
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In Rick Perry Energy Hearing, Questions Likely On Nuclear Security, Environment 19.1.2017 NPR News
Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.
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Solving the climate crisis, one hospital at a time 19.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

With early optimism surrounding the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change now fading into anxiety over potential changes to U.S. environmental policy under a Trump administration, many are looking for new leaders in the fight against global warming. Hospitals should step into the breach. Doing...

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Biodiesel faces a mixed forecast as the industry gathers in San Diego 19.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As a new presidential administration comes into power, ambiguity reigns for the biodiesel industry.

But at the same time, the California market appears to be growing solidly for the fuel derived from a diversity of products including soybeans, canola oil and animal fats.

“We have learned to thrive...

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Wyoming wind project gets critical federal OKs 19.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cheyenne, Wyo. • The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500-turbine first phase of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind project in Wyoming. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved permits allowing limited numbers of eagle nests to be disturbed and eagles to be killed during construction a...
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Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind project 19.1.2017 AP Business
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year....
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Chinese President Xi Jinping introduces himself as the anti-Trump 19.1.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Chinese President Xi Jinping introduces himself as the anti-Trump
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East to West 18.1.2017 BBC: Business
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
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U.S. makes additional USD500 million grant to support Green Climate Fund 18.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
U.S. makes additional USD500 million grant to support Green Climate Fund
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Modest economic growth not an indication of revived global demand - UN report 18.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
Modest economic growth not an indication of revived global demand - UN report
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Xi defends trade as China seeks bolder global role 17.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Davos, Switzerland • Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday trumpeted the need for free trade and urged the world to “say no to protectionism,” delivering a strong rebuke to isolationist tendencies that helped fuel Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. Focusing on the “double-edged” impact of economic globalization in a speech that alluded variously to Charles Dickens, Greek mythology and Chinese proverbs, the leader of the world’s No. 2 economy stressed the need for stability, new visi...
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Hill Republicans move full speed ahead with push to slash Obama-era rules 17.1.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Congress is poised to undo key environmental and labor rules soon after Trump’s inauguration.
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Not even Trump can easily reverse our progress on climate change 17.1.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Outgoing Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz lays out why.
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FICCI Delegation with Power Minister visits Masdar Smart City in Abu Dhabi 16.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
FICCI Delegation with Power Minister visits Masdar Smart City in Abu Dhabi
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While Oil Front Group Touts Cheap Fossil Fuel to Low-Income Families, Industry Negotiates Deal to Drive World Oil Prices Up 15.1.2017 Truthout.com
Fueling U.S. Forward, an oil industry PR group, has spent the second half of 2016 running an on-the-ground campaign targeting African-American communities and spreading a message focused on energy prices, a front-page New York Times investigation reported on January 5. The organization's tactics included sponsoring a Richmond, VA gospel show where a few lucky families could win up to $250 off their household energy bills -- though the music was paused mid-concert for a panel discussion about fossil fuels. "[A Fueling U.S. Forward rep] discussed what high energy costs could mean for households in Richmond, which has a large African-American population," Times reporter Hiroko Tabuchi wrote.  "And he encouraged audience members to contact their legislators to lodge concerns about energy costs, according to Clovia Lawrence, a local journalist and radio personality who helped host the show." That Richmond event wasn't the only event Fueling U.S. Forward threw with the same basic theme. "Since its start in the ...
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Pedestrian injured in hit & run near Federal Blvd. in Denver 15.1.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police closed off the intersection of Federal Blvd. and W. Holden Place after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Saturday evening.
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Right to life advocates to rally and march in downtown Denver on Saturday 14.1.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Right to life advocates plan to hold a rally and march downtown Saturday, a week ahead of the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Sunday, Jan. 22.
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