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One Man’s Quest to Get Elon Musk to Change His Mind
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NASA's super pressure balloon takes off from Wanaka
The Economic Times of India
Local Food Trend Keeps Farms at Center of Tourism Strategies
Skift • Dan Peltier, Skift
Business leaders back low-carbon energy system
Financial Times • Ed Crooks
Tory windfarm policy threatens cheap energy in UK, commission finds
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
Converting coal would help China's smog at climate's expense
Associated Press
Groups pressure Disney, Pepsi, the Gap to quit U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The Week • Catherine Garcia
California lawmakers push to link public health efforts to climate programs
Los Angeles Times • Chris Megerian
Obama lifts lid on post-presidency career with civic engagement forum and has a message for young people
Los Angeles Times • Rick Pearson
Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs - report
Reuters
 
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One Man’s Quest to Get Elon Musk to Change His Mind
Big ThinkPaul Ratner
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk listens to US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 23, 2017. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) Unusual full-page ads in Sunday...
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Climate Change
NASA's super pressure balloon takes off from Wanaka
The Economic Times of India
Wellington, April 25 (IANS) After several unsuccessful attempts, NASA finally launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand, on Tuesday. The super-pressure balloon test flight is now on a mission designed to run 100 or more days, NASA...
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Adventure Travel, Climate Change
Local Food Trend Keeps Farms at Center of Tourism Strategies
SkiftDan Peltier, Skift
Locally produced foods and unique home-grown restaurants are increasingly one of the main hooks to entice travelers to visit one destination over than another, and many tourism bodies are factoring in the trend. Virginia recently collaborated on a study of its statewide...
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Auto Industry, Climate Change
Business leaders back low-carbon energy system
Financial TimesEd Crooks
Business leaders from international companies including Royal Dutch Shell, General Electric, BHP Billiton and HSBC have backed a plan for
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
Tory windfarm policy threatens cheap energy in UK, commission finds
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of a Shell-funded industry group. Adair Turner, chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, said wind and solar power costs had fallen...
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Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change
Converting coal would help China's smog at climate's expense
Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air,...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Groups pressure Disney, Pepsi, the Gap to quit U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The WeekCatherine Garcia
Working together, several activist groups — Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, Action on Smoking and Health, and Public Citizen — are urging the CEOs of Pepsi, the Gap, and Disney to quit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The coalition says the chamber, the...
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Carbon Markets , Climate Change
California lawmakers push to link public health efforts to climate programs
Los Angeles TimesChris Megerian
California’s fight against climate change would be overhauled under legislation advanced by an Assembly committee on Monday. The legislation, a revised version of a measure introduced earlier this year, would link the state’s efforts against greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming,...
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
Obama lifts lid on post-presidency career with civic engagement forum and has a message for young people
Los Angeles TimesRick Pearson
President Obama lifted the veil on his retirement Monday at a University of Chicago forum, engaging students with a message calling on them to use empathy and listen to those with whom they disagree. “I have to say that there’s a reason...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs - report
Reuters
OSLO, April 25 (Reuters) - The Arctic's quickening thaw is melting the permafrost under buildings and roads from Siberia to Alaska, raising world sea levels and disrupting temperature patterns further south, an international study said on Tuesday.
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