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Don't let Trump poison the air   
March 15, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe - “Anybody who knows anything about science has been saying this is a bad idea,” says Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Last week, Wheeler, a former...
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Beaver Valley nuclear plant to stay open   
March 15, 2020
Source: The Business Journals - The Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport will remain open as its owner has pulled back plans to close the plant. Energy Harbor Corp. announced on Friday that it has pulled back its deactivation notices with PJM...
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Telstra to go fully renewable by 2025   
March 15, 2020
Source: The Australian Financial Review - Telstra says it will halve its absolute emissions by 2030 and power its network of underground cables, mobile towers, exchanges, data centres and offices with renewable-generated electricity by 2025.
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Columbus Among 105 Global Cities to Score an “A” in Climate Action   
March 15, 2020
Source: Columbus Underground - The nonprofit organization, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, works worldwide to encourage companies and governments to reduce their carbon emissions. CDP graded cities on ...
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'Investment push needed for EU to hit net-zero by 2050 will be hugely profitable'   
March 15, 2020
Source: Recharge - CDP — formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project — analysed the expenditure and carbon emissions from 882 European companies representing 76% of Europe’s market capitalization and concluded that their...
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Trump's pandemic claims echo contested climate comments   
March 14, 2020
Source: E&E - Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that the Obama administration, along with state action and economic forces, played a larger role in reducing emissions since 2005. "It's kind...
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In 5 charts: How a group of scientists decided ride hailing is really bad for the environment   
March 14, 2020
Source: Toronto Star - According to a just-published study by the Union of Concerned Scientists, the proliferation of Uber and Lyft vehicles is creating more pollution than taxis or people using their own cars.
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University College London News   
March 14, 2020
Source: Marine Link - Global Maritime Forum, Carbon War Room, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), and University College London (UCL) has announced the launch of a Task Force on Decarbonizing Shipping.
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Natural Gas Is a Bad Investment   
March 14, 2020
Source: Gizmodo - And according to a new report from shareholder advocacy group As You Sow and policy think-tank Energy Innovation, it’s not even a good investment. The U.S. is on track to spend some $1 trillion on new gas-fired power plants...
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Ride-hailing increases emissions, contributes to climate pollution -study   
March 14, 2020
Source: Reuters - (Reuters) - Ride-hailing services are increasing carbon emissions, with such trips creating more pollution than comparable private car rides and drawing passengers away from public transportation ...
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