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Trump just released his plan to gut Obama’s climate policies. It’s worse than you thought.

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President Donald Trump will issue his long-promised executive order rolling back federal government efforts to fight climate change Tuesday. The wide-ranging order, which will be accompanied by other environmental directives,

Stronger cooperation crucial to ensure sustainable refugee response in Greece

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today that joint efforts and strengthened cooperation are crucial to improving the situation for asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece and issued eight recommendations* to ...

Introducing Trump's underwhelming plan to fix the opioid epidemic

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While President Donald Trump promised to "spend the money" to end the scourge of opiate addiction on the campaign trail, he's been quiet on the issue since he began his ...

Obamacare is the law of the land, and Kansas Republicans couldn't be happier

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Many Republicans politicians are already moving on from Paul Ryan and Donald Trump's failure to repeal Obamacare—and in one state, they're accepting that reality by embracing a key measure in ...

U.S. government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits

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left right left right WASHINGTON A U.S. government watchdog has agreed to review how classified information is kept secure at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the agency said ...

The Young Turks really, really don't want you to compare them to Breitbart

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Cenk Uygur bristles at the notion that the progressive media company he co-founded more than a decade ago, the Young Turks, is becoming the Breitbart of the left—that is, a ...

Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained

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This is it. The battle over the future of US climate policy kicks off in earnest Tuesday. In a sweeping new executive order, President Trump will order his Cabinet to ...

Meal kits make money on razor-thin margins. So this shocked us.

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Several years ago, the California meat entrepreneur Bill Niman began applying an extremely old idea to his ranch on the Northern California coast: He would treat beef as a seasonal ...

Combining Obamacare and Trumpcare might save health insurance

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Is bipartisanship coming back into style? With Republicans hopelessly divided, Reince Priebus suggested this morning that maybe it was time to work with Democrats on health care reform: “I think ...

America's number one rabble-rousing pro-Trump sheriff is under a growing cloud

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David Clarke, the controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, rose to national prominence last year as a vocal supporter of Donald Trump and a frequent guest on Fox News. Clarke ...

Why the Republican plan to elevate Elizabeth Warren might backfire

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On February 7, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was reading a letter critical of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), then the nominee for attorney general, when the Senate's top Republican forced her ...

San Francisco fashionistas vs. Ivanka Trump

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Modern Appealing Clothing, with its unremarkable front entrance cut into a drab tan building on San Francisco's Grove Street, is easy to ignore. But step inside, and you begin to ...

This clever legal strategy could take down the officer who shot Laquan McDonald

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Last Thursday, prosecutors announced that Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is facing new criminal charges in the fatal October 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was indicted ...

Jeff Sessions will punish cities with immigrant-friendly policies

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has set his sights on a new target: sanctuary cities and counties. In a guest appearance at Monday's White House press briefing, Sessions announced that the ...

High Fidelity captured the snob’s—and the soundtrack’s—waning powers

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“What really matters is what you like, not what you are like,” John Cusack’s Rob Gordon declares midway through High Fidelity, an admission the obsessive, self-obsessed record collector preemptively defends ...

The Last Refugee: Through the closing door

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First in a series of occasional articles on the Syrian refugee families resettling here, and the local people assisting them. It took a moment, when they woke up in a ...

Lamar Smith, unbound, lays out political strategy at climate doubters’ conference

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Representative Lamar Smith (R–TX) rarely expresses his true feelings in public. But speaking yesterday to a like-minded crowd of climate change doubters and skeptics, the chairman of the science committee ...

Rare 700-kg sawfish chokes to death after Maharashtra fisherman nets it

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A 700 kg sawfish, an endangered species of shark, landed in the fishing net of a local fisherman in Maharashtra's Sindhudurg region. Fisherman Muneer Mujawar found the fish in his ...

Inside the GOP’s Health Care Debacle

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Donald Trump had heard enough about policy and process. It was Thursday afternoon and members of the House Freedom Caucus were peppering the president with wonkish concerns about the American ...

Red Cross Develops Innovative Mechanism To Predict & Prepare For Flood Risks

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has revealed a new and innovative mechanism which will help at-risk communities predict and prepare for flood ...

Tesla Says Australia’s Energy Market Rules Are Outdated & Don’t Encourage Battery Storage

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March 28th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Tesla has joined the growing chorus calling for a complete rethink of Australia’s energy market rules, saying they have been designed ...

Berkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For Africa

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillResearchers from the University of California Berkeley have mapped out what they believe to be a viable strategy for Africa to steadily increase its ...

SSE & Statoil Buyout Statkraft Stake In 4.8 Gigawatt Dogger Bank

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNorway’s Statoil and Britain’s SSE have both acquired an additional stake in the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind development site, in the North Sea off ...

Trump's Approval Rating Drops to New Low of 36%

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President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% for the three-day period of March 24-26, following Republican House leaders' failed effort to pass a new healthcare bill that would ...

The Guardian is suing ad tech company Rubicon Project

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The Guardian is preparing to file a lawsuit against ad tech company Rubicon Project, alleging the ad tech vendor did not disclose fees it levied on advertisers looking to buy ...

Scoop: Trump wants to do tax reform and infrastructure at the same time

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The stock prices of many publicly traded health care companies soared in the aftermath of Trumpcare's death, while the rest of the market lagged behind. Hospitals and Medicaid-based health insurers ...

It's official: Britney Spears to take stage in Tel Aviv

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Pop music sensation Britney Spears will give her first performance in Israel on July 3, at Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, Bluestone Entertainment announced on Tuesday. Tickets for the general public ...

Devin Nunes canceled Russia hearings to keep Sally Yates from testifying: ex-CIA and Defense official

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The mysterious “midnight run” by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the White House grounds last week was ploy to keep former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying about the ...

Trump’s War on Terror Has Quickly Become as Barbaric and Savage as He Promised

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From the start of his presidency, Donald Trump’s “war on terror” has entailed the seemingly indiscriminate slaughter of innocent people in the name of killing terrorists. In other words, Trump ...

New Zealand artist pays tribute to Rob Stewart and Sharkwater

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Ocean conservation foundation PangeaSeed has gathered 30 artists from around the world for Oceans Festival Sea Walls in the coastal city of Napier in New Zealand. A mural depicting a ...

Internal White House battles spill into Treasury

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The fight for the direction of Donald Trump’s presidency between the Goldman Sachs branch of the West Wing and hardcore conservatives is spilling into the Treasury Department, threatening Trump’s next ...

U.S. men's hockey team will join women in boycott

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USA Hockey might have another problem on its hands. Reports circulated on Sunday that the U.S. men’s national team could boycott the World Championships to show support for the women’s ...

How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive

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The face of Utah’s war on poverty. Photographer: Michael Friberg for BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share InequalityMegan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist. She wrote for the Daily Beast, Newsweek,

Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

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March 27th, 2017 by George HarveyReprinted from Green Energy Times One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the ...

Famine Crisis

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Nearly 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition. This is a famine crisis. In South Sudan, a country reeling from conflict, poverty and insecurity,

Trump taps Kushner to lead a SWAT team to fix government with business ideas

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President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises — such as reforming care ...

Mayim Bialik Is Sick Of People Calling Women 'Girls'

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Actress Mayim Bialik has had enough of a people calling grown women “girls.” On March 23, “The Big Bang Theory” star posted a powerful video — which has garnered 1.5 ...

It's more economical to view sharks than to kill them, study finds

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PORT CANAVERAL — At the end of each year, Capt. Joseph Smith reviews what fish most of his customers want to fish for while in Florida. Overwhelmingly it's the shark.

UNHCR warns Mosul situation deteriorating as fighting rages

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GENEVA - The displacement crisis in Mosul is likely to become more acute in the near term, as fighting intensifies in the densely populated western parts of the city, according ...

Volkswagen’s $2 Billion Settlement (For Diesel Emissions Cheating) Will See ~400 EV Fast-Charging Stations Built In USA

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March 27th, 2017 by James AyreAs part of its court settlements with with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Volkswagen will build around 400 ...

The Republican Health-Care Bill Is On the Verge of Failure

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To a man and woman, nearly every one of the 237 Republicans elected to the House last November made the same promise to the voters: Give us control of Congress ...

Automakers & EV Charging Companies Stand To Benefit From Each Other’s Investments

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March 27th, 2017 by Guest ContributorBy Dave Schembri, CEO of EVgo With Tesla’s Model 3, the new 230-plus range Chevy Bolt, the extended range Nissan LEAF, BMW i Series and ...

25 Cities Now Committed To 100% Renewable Energy

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March 27th, 2017 by Kyle FieldThe Sierra Club shared this week that its Ready for 100 program has reached a milestone with 25 US cities now committed to transition to ...

What’s smaller than a python but just as bad for South Florida? Invasive fish

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Out in the Big Cypress swamp, across the street from the country’s smallest post office in a wilderness the size of Rhode Island, a canal is teeming with something unexpected: ...

News Comment from Vincent Cochetel, Director of UNHCR's Europe bureau

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply alarmed at reports of at least two shipwrecks off the Libyan coasts on Thursday. According to NGO sources, five floating corpses of young ...

The “Sun King” Returns To Solar Market With Lightweight Ultra-Thin Flexible PV Panel

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March 27th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Dr Zhengrong Shi, the founder of Suntech and the former UNSW PhD graduate known as the “Sun King,” is returning to ...

Manatees Divide a Florida Community

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March 24, 2017 5:30 a.m. ET In Crystal River, Fla., the self-proclaimed “home of the manatee,” the 1,200-pound sea cows have been strangely divisive. The community has had to balance ...

Scientists made a detailed "roadmap" for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

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Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the very worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for ...

US Broadcast Network Coverage Of Climate Change Drops Dramatically By 66% In 2016

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March 27th, 2017 by Joshua S HillAccording to American media watchdog Media Matters, the level of climate change coverage on evening newscasts and Sunday shows across broadcast networks in 2016 ...

Break Up the Liberal City

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So has the heyday of these meritocratic agglomerations actually made America greater? I think not. In the age of the liberal city — dating, one might argue, to the urban ...

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