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Columbia River regional fish checks reveal some early spring fishing options 22.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

SALMON AND STEELHEAD Cowlitz River – 199 boat anglers kept 2 adult spring Chinook and 41 steelhead and released 1 steelhead.  124 bank anglers kept 1 jack spring Chinook and 6 steelhead. Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered 153 winter-run steelhead adults, one steelhead jack and 13 spring Chinook adults in five days of operations […]
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Seven Things That Need to Happen to Keep Global Temperature Rise Below 2C 22.3.2017 Truthout.com
In late 2015, the world agreed to limit the global temperature rise to "well below 2C". Ever since the signing of the  Paris Agreement  on climate change,  scientists ,  think tanks  and  policymakers  have been scrambling to define exactly what meeting this temperature limit will mean in policy and investment terms. A new  report  released this week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is the latest attempt to address this question. Commissioned by the German government in its role this year as G20 president, the report sets out the "essential elements" needed to create an energy sector transition consistent with the Paris Agreement. The  G20  is a group of 20 major economies, including China, India, Germany, the UK and US, which  accounts  for 63% of global population and 83% of emissions. The IEA and IRENA each took a separate approach to modelling the most cost effective decarbonisation pathway, with the IEA using a so-called ...
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The world's energy is getting cleaner (and cheaper) — but not fast enough 22.3.2017 Washington Post
The world's energy is getting cleaner (and cheaper) — but not fast enough
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Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016 22.3.2017 BBC: Business
A report suggests a "dramatic" decline in the number coal-fired power plants in pre-construction in 2016.
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Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market
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CU-led study captures proof of a landslide on a comet 22.3.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
By Sarah Kaplan, The Washington Post It was 3 a.m., and astronomer Maurizio Pajola had been up for hours looking through images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft of its dumpy, duck-shaped comet. Pajola had just started a new job studying Mars’ moon Phobos at NASA’s Ames Research Center. The only time he could continue this […]
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Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built 22.3.2017 AP Business
BEIJING (AP) -- Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday....
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Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built 22.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday. A joint report by the groups CoalSwarm, the Sierra Club and Greenpeace follows a warning this week by two international agencies […]
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Scalia’s ghost casts a long shadow over Gorsuch’s hearing 21.3.2017 Washington Post
President Trump repeatedly promised to nominate justices in the mold of Antonin Scalia if he won, and Neil Gorsuch fits that bill. Senators dropped Scalia’s name at least 55 times during just the first four hours.
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With UCLA, Kentucky and North Carolina, South Regional has a case of the blues 21.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

They turned the Las Vegas Strip into a blue blob for one chilly night three months ago, fans from UCLA, Kentucky and North Carolina commingling in jerseys and T-shirts bearing the famous hues of their schools.

The banter was friendly and the jabs mostly good-natured, the powerhouse teams having...

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Wind energy firm tries again for cross-country line 21.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Jefferson City, Mo. • A renewable energy company again faced opposition from landowners Monday as it tried for the second time to win one of the final pieces of regulatory approval needed to carry wind power east from the nation’s heartland over one of the country’s longest transmission lines. Missouri utility regulators began hearing testimony on a request from Clean Line Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line from western Kansas across Missouri and Illinois to an Indiana power grid t...
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Bruins have a Ball while disposing of the Bearcats 20.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The ball went sailing. The Ball trotted backward. The blitz was on.

After grinding through a half of burdensome basketball Sunday night, UCLA suddenly flicked Cincinnati off its shoulders with three quick whisks, in barely a blink, turning a 30-win team into dust in the wind.

Lonzo Ball, trey....

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It's on to the Sweet 16 for UCLA 20.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary
NCAA tournament live updates: Second-seeded Duke latest upset victim, but third-seeded Oregon advances March 19, 2017, 9:30 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 19, 2017,...
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Spring arrives Monday: Five questions about the vernal equinox 20.3.2017 Washington Post
The weather might not feel like it yet, but winter is officially on borrowed time beginning at 6:29 a.m. tomorrow.
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Fear, hope and deportations 19.3.2017 Washington Post
For the president to keep his promise to working-class white voters such as Tamara Estes, he is threatening working-class immigrants such as the family that lives next door to her on a Texas prairie.
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Fear, hope and deportations 19.3.2017 Washington Post
Trump's promises to deport undocumented immigrants give one woman hope and the family next door fear.
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Rain, and more rain, is in our DNA: Your Seattle survival stories 18.3.2017 Seattle Times: Local

It’s not just you — it’s been a miserable winter because of rain. You shared with us your rain stories and how you cope (or don’t cope) in essays, poetry and photos. Bottom line: Oh, boy, did you answer.
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An anti-Islam Dutch leader is barred from power. His supporters say: Just wait. 18.3.2017 Washington Post: World
A tactic to keep Geert Wilders weak may eventually make him stronger, his advocates say.
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Why Dominion’s electric rate freeze in Virginia is good for residents 18.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Regulatory uncertainty should not mean higher bills for customers.
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Editorial: New Utah mine lease is the beginning of coal's last gasp 17.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Elections have consequences. So it should be neither surprising nor all that depressing to hear that the new administration is reportedly about to keep a campaign promise and end the moratorium on coal leases on federal land. And it fits that Department of Interior has already approved a $23 million deal to allow the continued operation of the Sufco mine on the Greens Hollow tract, smack in the center of Utah. But, just as the news about coal mining on federal land should surprise no one, it is... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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