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TRUMP’S IMPENDING TAX ON IMPORTED SOLAR PANELS COULD COST AMERICAN’S THEIR JOBS

The decision from the Trump Administration to raise tariff's on solar equipment will be passed down between now and late January. Solar industry professionals...

NORTHEAST STATES SUE EPA OVER AIR POLLUTION FROM MIDWEST

REUTERS -- In the latest development of a legal saga that began during Barack Obama’s presidency, the lawsuit by New York and seven other states...

KIDS AROUND THE WORLD ARE SUING THEIR GOVERNMENTS FOR RUINING THE PLANET

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWyoW5j9RLQQUARTZ — Kids around the world are asking governments this question and demanding answers in court. For example, on Dec. 11, Juliana v. US pitted the...

The Solar Tariff Alternative Is Gaining Momentum

As per greentechmedia.com, on Wednesday, the solar industry had perhaps its final real opportunity to convince US President Donald Trump of the advantages of a solar tariff alternative....

THE “WAR” ON COAL IS OVER. COAL LOST.

Last week, Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced, “the war on coal is over.”If there ever was a war on coal, the coal industry has lost....

IT’S OFFICIAL: THE WORLD BANK WILL STOP FOSSIL FUEL FINANCING AFTER 2019

FUTURISM — In a move sure to be celebrated by opponents of fossil fuel-based energy, the World Bank has just made a huge announcement at the One Planet summit...

PREMIERING ON HBO… HAPPENING: A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

The 71-minute film, which screened as part of DOC NYC last night and was revealed as part of HBO’s slate in July, follows the son...

KEYSTONE PIPELINE SPILLS 210,000 GALLONS OF OIL ON EVE OF PERMITTING DECISION FOR TRANSCANADA

THE WASHINGTON POST — The spill comes just days before a crucial decision next Monday by the Public Service Commission in Nebraska over whether...
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SYRIA SIGNS PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT AND LEAVES US ISOLATED

THE GUARDIAN — "Syria has decided to sign the Paris agreement on climate change, the world’s final functioning state to do so. The surprise decision, taken...

Trump administration releases report finding ‘no convincing alternative explanation’ for climate change – The...

"Washington Post - The Trump administration released a dire scientific report Friday calling human activity the dominant driver of global warming, a conclusion at odds with White...