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SD PUC rules against energy producer seeking to force rural cooperatives to buy its wind power 23.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Biomass report adds to subsidies debate 23.7.2014 Financial Times: Energy
Power companies receiving the subsidies are supposed to make sure they use biomass in a way that produces fewer carbon emissions than a gas or coal plant
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Not investing in new nuclear power would be a costly gamble for the UK 23.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Nuclear must be a part of the UK's low carbon energy mix because renewable sources cannot provide power 24/7

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Photos Poke Fun at the Rules You Blindly Follow Every Day 23.7.2014 Wired Top Stories
Whether we're aware of them or not, our daily lives are constantly influenced by a set of institutionalized designs---everything from traffic patterns to school curriculum. Photographer Frauke Thielking calls attention to this fact with her series Ready Set ...
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Minnesota's carbon-cutting plan should maximize efficiency and renewable-energy development 23.7.2014 MinnPost
Four dozen Minnesota leaders and citizens came together Tuesday for a public hearing at the State Office Building to show support for responsible national limits on carbon pollution from coal-burning power plants — the biggest source of global-warming pollution. The resulting message was loud and clear: Minnesotans strongly support the president’s Clean Power Plan and want to see Minnesota continue to grow our clean-energy economy by cutting carbon pollution. In attendance were Sen. John Marty, St. Louis Park City Council Member Jake Spano, and staff from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, as well as representatives from the offices of Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Al Franken, and Rep. Betty McCollum.  The week prior, I had the pleasure of attending the Clean Energy Economy Summit, where Gov. Mark Dayton called on hundreds of policy and business leaders to outline a plan for Minnesota to eliminate coal from the state’s energy portfolio. As the governor said, “Clean air is the most important legacy we can ...
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Inside the famous Phnom Penh cinema that has become a living nightmare 23.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

The Hemakcheat was once one of Cambodias most beloved cinemas and Meas Sopheap one of its star dancers. Today it is a notorious slum, and Meas one of hundreds who shelter there

In early summer, as the rainy season approaches Phnom Penh, the faintest wind shakes Meas Sopheaps home a creaky shelter in the once-grand building. Water seeps through the roof, fashioned from plastic sheets and corrugated iron, into a mound of sodden rubbish underfoot. At 87, her body bears the scars of an untreated skin disease and she scratches herself constantly as she tells her story.

A few decades ago Meas Sopheap was a star, and the Hemakcheat was one of the countrys most beloved cinemas.

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Solar power takes road trip 23.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built to generate power aren’t meant for rooftops. They’re for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
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Solar power takes road trip 23.7.2014 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built to generate power aren’t meant for rooftops. They’re for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
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Seals connect the dots to feed in offshore wind farms 23.7.2014 LA Times: Science
As wind farms march out into coastal waters to meet energy demands, seals are learning to use them like local grocery stores, scientists say. A few wily individuals have been spotted prowling the grids of turbines, checking for fish congregating around individual pillars and stopping to feast...
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Minnesota backers praise EPA carbon rules 23.7.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency isn't holding any of its carbon emission rule hearings in Minnesota. So supporters of the rules held their own.
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As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House With BRICS 22.7.2014 Truthout - All Articles
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Germany, UK and Poland top dirty 30 list of EU coal-fired power stations 22.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Environmental study highlights health affects from pollution, with Germany coming top, and the UK third in total coal consumption

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Cooler weather aids crews fighting Washington fire 22.7.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.
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South-west is the UK's jellyfish hotspot, survey finds 22.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

First effort to map populations in over 40 years shows moon jellyfish is most spotted species in UK waters

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Sheriff, firefighters encouraged by cooler temps, dwindling wind at Washington wildfire 22.7.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Stretching the Truth in Arkansas 22.7.2014 FactCheck
The conservative group Americans for Prosperity stretches the truth to attack Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas for “higher gas and grocery bills.”
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Kelp wanted: Pioneering the seaweed farm of the future 22.7.2014 New Scientists HIV
Seaweed from vast underwater farms could fill our tanks with biofuel, clean up pollution and even harvest uranium. Meet the vanguard of the marine revolution (full text available to ...
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Westminster inks deal to draw energy from community solar gardens 21.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Westminster is joining other communities in providing a way for residents to buy into solar energy without installing solar ...
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Kazakhstan plans to remain world uranium leader, says Kazatomprom head 21.7.2014 New Kerala: World News
Kyzlorda Region (Kazakhstan), July 21 : The chairman of Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan's National Atomic Company, has said that the country plans to remain a world leader in uranium supply.
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10 Things to Know for Today 21.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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