The Guardian

appeared 28 May 2017

One day in late March, during a sunny weekend, something spectacular happened. Solar power broke a new record. The demand for daytime electricity in UK homes fell to night times levels – thanks to solar panels in roofs and fields. Thanks to the sunshine, solar power created six times more electricity than coal-fired power stations that day.

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The Washington Post

appeared 25 May 2017

“Climate change” is out. “Resilience” is in. “Victims of domestic violence” are now “victims of crime.” Foreign aid for refu­gee rights has become aid to protect “national security.” “Clean energy investment” has been transformed into just plain “energy” investment.

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Deutsche Welle

appeared 24 May 2017

To fight air pollution, Munich may soon implement bans on diesel vehicles in the city center. This leaves car dealers with vehicles no one wants to buy. And local taxi drivers fear their business may take a hit.

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Euractiv

appeared 25 May 2017

The highly invasive raccoon dog has been nominated for inclusion on the list of Invasive Alien Species of Union Concern, yet cynical moves are afoot to thwart this conservation measure, warn Ilaria Di Silvestre, Staci McLennan and Joanna Swabe.

The New York Times

appeared 24 May 2017

Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers.
The flowing sheets of ice scattered throughout the Montana park shrank by more than a third between 1966 and 2015, according to new data from the United States Geological Survey and Portland State University.

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