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  Shared from the 6/24/2020 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%  However, company says rate fell 5% per $1 spent on website By Joseph Pisani The Associated Press NEW YORK»Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15% last y...
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The Denver Post eEdition, Judith Kohler, June 17, 2020 Colorado and the country continue to lose clean energy jobs by the thousands since the coronavirus began spreading, a national industry group said Monday. A new analysis by E2, Environmental Entrepreneurs, said the industry lost 27,000 job...
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Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found. The New York Times, By Christopher Flavelle, June 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — Pregnant women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution a...
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A new report from the International Agency details what it will take to lock in this year’s drop in emissions.  Bloomberg By Eric Roston and Akshat Rathi June 17, 2020, 10:00 PM MDT Plummeting carbon emissions and big government spending—two of the defining narratives of 2020 so far—could cre...
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What lessons can we draw from COVID-19 that we can apply to clean energy in addressing climate change? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.  Answer by Daniel Goldman...
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By Steven Erlanger TNYT, Published May 9, 2020 Updated May 11, 2020 The battle over how to spend recovery funds — to quickly restore the old economy or invest in a greener one — will define the post-pandemic world.   BRUSSELS — With the global paralysis induced by the coronavirus, levels of ...
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Public support for action on climate change and hundreds of wind and solar co-ops that brought benefits to local communities restarted a stalled movement.By Dan Gearino APR 30, 2020 BERLIN—Twenty years ago, before climate change was as widely seen as the existential threat it is today, Germany emba...
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May 5, 2020, The Denver Post  KENSINGTON, MD.» In just 50 years, 2 billion to 3.5 billion people — mostly the poor who can’t afford air conditioning — will be living in a climate that historically has been too hot to handle, a new study said. With every 1.8 degree Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius...
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Shared from the 4/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Sue McMillin Columnist for The Denver Post Brown clouds have lifted, levels of nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide have measurably shrunk, and public health warnings about poor air quality have declined. Not just in Denver, but worldwide.&n...
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Shared from the 4/23/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Chris Hansen
Guest Commentary We are facing a challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in a century. When it’s over, we will face another one: how to recover. The economic and social recovery is likely to be slow. It will take time to adjust t...
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SHERYL DEVORE LAKE COUNTY NEWS-SUN APR 16, 2020 The pandemic and climate change During the coronavirus pandemic, people are using their cars and flying in planes less, and that translates to less-polluted skies and healthier air. Indeed, copious photos can be found showing skies before the pandemic...
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New study concludes that "banked" CFCs have greenhouse gas impacts equal to all registered U.S. cars and slow the shrinking of the ozone hole. BY PHIL MCKENNA MAR 17, 2020Starting decades ago, international governments phased out a class of chemical refrigerants that harmed the ozone layer and fuel...
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THE NYT By Somini Sengupta April 1, 2020, 4:33 p.m. ET This year’s United Nations-sponsored climate talks, widely regarded as the most important climate meeting of the past four years, were postponed on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The session, known as the Conference o...
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Shared from the 3/31/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON»The Trump administration is expected Tuesday to announce its final rule to roll back Obama-era automobile fuel efficiency standards, relaxing efforts to limit climate-warming tailpipe poll...
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Shared from the 3/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg Opinion The biggest cause of global warming is all the carbon dioxide we have expelled into the atmosphere since the beginning of industrial times. The greenhouse gas traps heat in the atmosphere, raising temperatur...
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Shared from the 3/12/2020 The Denver Post eEdition EMINENT DOMAIN By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON» The federal government is giving local officials nationwide a painful choice: Agree to use eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes, or forfeit a shot at fe...
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Shared from the 3/11/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg Opinion   The biggest cause of global warming is all the carbon dioxide we have expelled into the atmosphere since the beginning of industrial times. The greenhouse gas traps heat in the atmosphere, raising te...
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Shared from the 3/8/2020 The Denver Post eEdition Delta burned 4.2 billion gallons of fuel last year — 2.5% more than it burned in 2018. Delta Air Lines said it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its planes. Delta...
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Shared from the 3/3/2020 The Denver Post eEdition BERLIN » Scientists say that half of the world’s sandy beaches could disappear by the end of the century if climate change continues unchecked. Researchers at the European Union’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy, used satellite images to...
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The New York Times By Hiroko Tabuchi March 2, 2020 The misleading language appears in at least nine reports, including environmental studies and impact statements on major watersheds in the American West that could be used to justify allocating increasingly scarce water to farmers at the...
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