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Bezos-backed 10,000 Year Clock now under construction 21.2.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
The cuckoo only comes out once a millennium.
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California drivers under 21 could lose license for year if caught on the road under the influence of marijuana 21.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Mandates, Not Market Prices, Likely to Keep U.S. Solar Growing 20.2.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Government mandates requiring utilities to procure renewable energy should keep U.S. solar power growing, despite new Trump administration tariffs on imported solar panels that are poised to raise prices.
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New governor's race candidate Amanda Renteria releases video about 'warriors' 20.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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New rebellion against wind energy stalls or s 20.2.2018 AP National
GLENVILLE, Minn. (AP) -- Wind turbines have become as commonplace in parts of the rural Midwest as tree-sheltered farmhouses, gray-metal grain bins and deeply furrowed fields. The slowly spinning blades are a sign of investment in a region that often has few growth opportunities to brag about....
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The Energy 202: Trump under pressure to keep an Obama-era climate decision he hasn't tried to kill (yet) 20.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump under pressure to keep an Obama-era climate decision he hasn't tried to kill (yet)
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Parts of New Zealand flood as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit 20.2.2018 Hindu: International
The storm system is the remnants of Cyclone Gita, which last week ripped through the Pacific nation of Tonga, destroying homes, churches and the historic Parliament House.
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Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas 20.2.2018 BBC: Technology
A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.
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Red Sox reach agreement with J.D. Martinez, per source 20.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have, at long last, come to an agreement.

The slow dance between the free agent slugger and the power-deficient team wrapped up Monday when they settled on a $110 million, five-year contract.

A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press...

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APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 19.2.2018 AP Business
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press....
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Solar blinkers to guide highway traffic in Krishna 17.2.2018 Hindu: News
Danger zones marked with poles
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Welcome to The Spot newsletter: Colorado politics (and more) from The Denver Post politics team 16.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Welcome to The Spot, where The Denver Post's politics team captures what's happening this week -- from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Fourteen Environmental Programs Eliminated in Trump's Budget Proposal 15.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
In times of great injustice, independent media is crucial to fighting back against misinformation. Support grassroots journalism: Make a donation to Truthout. President Trump released his  proposed federal budget for 2019  on Monday, and in the process pushed for the complete elimination of more than a dozen key environmental programs. These include, but are not limited to, areas of the government focusing on climate change, public lands and energy efficiency. Of course, these fully eliminated programs are just the tip of the iceberg. Trump's proposal also drastically slashes the budgets of the Environmental Protection Agency, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies critical to a sustainable future. The impact of proposed budget cuts on the EPA and other agencies, if passed, will be dramatic, but many operations will probably manage to limp on. That may not be so with the 14 programs Trump has proposed eliminating altogether: The Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy ...
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The Environmental Protection Agency: Then and Now 15.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
The EPA was founded in 1970 with bipartisan support. What has happened since?
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Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life' 14.2.2018 BBC: Technology
A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.
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Another Trump victim: Migratory birds 14.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

On the eve of the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws, the Trump administration delivered a churlish anniversary present: It gutted the law.

Three days before Christmas, the U.S. Interior Department quietly issued a reinterpretation of the...

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The Energy 202: Trump did more for 'clean coal' in one week than in all of 2017 13.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump did more for 'clean coal' in one week than in all of 2017
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What’s on MPR News today/ 2/13/18 13.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the topics and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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A new environmentally destructive freeway in L.A. County? You're kidding 13.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: As I drove the 14 and 395 Freeways to Mammoth Lakes recently, I thought that while I did not like to look at so many electricity-generating windmills on the landscape, we need renewable energy and the infrastructure that creates it must go somewhere.

So there’s a difference between...

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Don’t let this Probation Department overhaul proposal sit on the shelf 13.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A report on the Los Angeles County Probation Department that comes before the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday makes many astute observations, but one in particular stands out: So many reports, studies, motions and reviews of the troubled department have been filed and shelved in the last several...

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