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Denver residents rally over emission standards 30.7.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – Environmentalists and coal advocates lined up in downtown Denver on Tuesday for the first of two hearings to address proposed federal carbon-pollution standards.The emotionally charged and polarizing issue brought stakeholders and citizens from across the nation, though the majority of speakers represented the...
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Commission hears debate over solar power fee 30.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
For Barry Goldwater Jr., a clean energy economy is arriving in the form of efficient, low-cost photovoltaics and utilities that fail to embrace this innovation risk “getting run over by the future.” But the former Republican California congressman contends Rocky Mountain Power and other utilities are flexing their monopoly power to stifle the expansion of rooftop solar to preserve an outdated business model. “If you tax something, you’re going to have less of it,” Goldwater said at a rally Tuesd...
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10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change 30.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful

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Competing visions of cataclysm at an EPA hearing 30.7.2014 Washington Post: Politics
On one side were the enviros in “ Climate Action Now ” T-shirts who came to pass out muffins and stand up for asthmatics . The Obama administration’s plan to force power plants to cut pollution 30 percent by 2030 is absurdly gentle, they argued at a public hearing Tuesday, and too toothless to save what one advocate called “civilization as we’ve known ...
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Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems 30.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Phoenix • A major Arizona utility wants to install rooftop solar panels on thousands of homes for free. If approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co. would allow the Phoenix-based company to partner with installers to put rooftop systems on 3,000 homes. The proposal would help the company satisfy the Arizona Corporation Commission’s mandates for renewable energy use, and the company said its proposal also would provide access to solar for consumers who ...
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'Green News Report' - July 29, 2014 30.7.2014 BradBlog
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration approves sonic cannons for offshore oil exploration off the East Coast; Tornadoes in Boston? Bizarre extreme weather across the U.S.; Colorado judge strikes down local fracking ban; General Mills takes action on global warming; PLUS: Rocker Neil Young wants your help with a new ...
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Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics 30.7.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Hundreds of people, many of them coal miners and power company employees, rallied near the Colorado Capitol Tuesday against proposed rules to cut power-plant emissions, saying the regulations
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EPA holds public hearings on new rules to cut carbon emissions 30.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Opponents and supporters of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants given chance to make their feelings known

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Fracking and future energy sources 30.7.2014 Guardian: Environment
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little 30.7.2014 AP National
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little 30.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Is the Future of the Planet in ALEC's Secret Hands? 29.7.2014 Truthout.com
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Europe makes final delivery run to space station 29.7.2014 New Scientist: Sex and Cloning
Delivering fuel, food and a game of Pong for astronauts on the ISS, the final launch of the ATV prepares the European Space Agency for crewed moon ...
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California's governor plans more talks on migrant issues on 2nd day of trade mission in Mexico 29.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad 28.7.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With the country moving to cleaner natural gas, the Obama administration wants to reduce power plant pollution to make good on its promise to the world to cut emissions.
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More Wisconsin schools take advantage of law to borrow money for energy efficient projects 28.7.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Campaigners speak out against the race for shale gas - video 28.7.2014 Guardian: Environment
Environmental campaigners condemn the government's race for shale gas. Speaking after the launch of a new round of bidding for licences, Craig Bennett from Friends of the Earth criticises the government for ignoring investment opportunities in the renewable energy sector. 'We need a presumption against fracking everywhere,' he said Continue reading...
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Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas: Why Fossil Fuels Can't Solve the Problems Created by Fossil Fuels 28.7.2014 Truthout.com
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Apple goes green with solar-powered data centres video 28.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Technology company Apple has installed 55,000 solar panels tracking the course of the sun from a 400,000 square metre field across the road from its data centre in Maiden, North Carolina, as part of its efforts to cut the environmental footprint of its cloud. Suzanne Goldenberg meets Lisa Jackson, the former head of the US Environmental Protection Agency and now Apple's front woman on green initiatives, to see how the company is cleaning up its act Continue reading...
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Gas, oil adversaries battle for local control 27.7.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – Two key developments last week in the battle for local control over gas and oil regulations in Colorado signaled that interests will remain fractured through the November election. A Boulder County District Court judge on Thursday struck down a ban on hydraulic fracturing enacted by Longmont voters in 2012 but said the...
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