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Style Weekly
Environmental Groups Slam Virginia and Gov. Terry McAuliffeGov. Terry McAuliffe is taking a hit from environmental groups. A new report c
Environmental Groups Slam Virginia and Gov. Terry McAuliffe
Style Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is taking a hit from environmental groups. A new report compiled by regional green activists and others rates McAuliffe a D-plus on his climate change and clean energy priorities. He was given an F for enabling “toxic... Read more
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Business Wire
Private Warehouses at Port of LA to Anchor Nation’s Largest Solar Feed-in Tariff Projectproject in the nation this year, a 2 million-square-foot rooftop solar array th
Private Warehouses at Port of LA to Anchor Nation’s Largest Solar Feed-in Tariff Project
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
project in the nation this year, a 2 million-square-foot rooftop solar array that will power Los Angeles homes with clean energy while generating hundreds of jobs in low-income neighborhoods near the Port of Los Angeles. The project on the roofs... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sutter: Conservatives care about climateit used to be. The percentage of conservative Republicans (not just Republican
Sutter: Conservatives care about climate
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 hours ago
it used to be. The percentage of conservative Republicans (not just Republicans but conservative Republicans) who believes climate change is happening has jumped 19 percentage points in the last two years, to 47%. That's according to a national... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Nikiski wins 2016 Caring for the Kenai competitionKenai (CFK) stepped into its second quarter century it was Evangeline & Margeur
Nikiski wins 2016 Caring for the Kenai competition
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 6 hours ago
Kenai (CFK) stepped into its second quarter century it was Evangeline & Margeurite Cox that took one small step for canines and one giant leap for disaster preparedness by claiming the first place prize of $1,600 in the annual environmental and... Read more
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CircleID
WSIS, Development, and Internet Governance: A Plea for 'Star Trek' over 'Mad Max'continues to find itself at a crossroads. Ahead of us lies an uncertain future
WSIS, Development, and Internet Governance: A Plea for 'Star Trek' over 'Mad Max'
CircleID / Posted 8 hours ago
continues to find itself at a crossroads. Ahead of us lies an uncertain future filled with predictions of imminent doom and ominous prospects along with the wonders of science and technology. Behind us lies a century marked paradoxically by both... Read more
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New Kerala
Technology, innovation redefining U.S.-India relations: Richard Verma - newkerala.com #56579Pennsylvania, Apr. 29 : United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, has s
Technology, innovation redefining U.S.-India relations: Richard Verma - newkerala.com #56579
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
Pennsylvania, Apr. 29 : United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, has said technology and innovation is redefining relations between Washington and New Delhi. Verma said the U.S.-India relations have come a long way since his days at... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Q&A: Fairfield’s Earth Day celebrates many ways to go ‘green’Forestry Committee. Hogue took time to talk with the Fairfield Citizen about t
Q&A: Fairfield’s Earth Day celebrates many ways to go ‘green’
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 13 hours ago
Forestry Committee. Hogue took time to talk with the Fairfield Citizen about the local Earth Day observance Saturday, and protecting the environment. Fairfield Citizen: What first sparked your interest in the environment? Mary Hogue: Growing... Read more
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Salon.com
There will be pandemonium: The end of the old oil order has already begunmoment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipli
There will be pandemonium: The end of the old oil order has already begun
Salon.com / Posted 14 hours ago
moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices. Meeting in Doha, the glittering capital of petroleum-rich Qatar, the oil ministers of the... Read more
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FOX News
Earth Day 2016: Let's ditch the doom and gloom and celebrate our improving environmentPredictions of environmental gloom and doom meet us at every turn. At the entry
Earth Day 2016: Let's ditch the doom and gloom and celebrate our improving environment
FOX News / Posted 15 hours ago
Predictions of environmental gloom and doom meet us at every turn. At the entry of the Chicago Field Museum, for example, is a digital clock reporting “the number of species that have gone extinct since 8:00 this morning”—31 by 1 p.m. on March 27,... Read more
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CBC.ca
In U.S. visit, Rachel Notley begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsandsAlberta's premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her prov
In U.S. visit, Rachel Notley begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsands
CBC.ca / Posted 17 hours ago
Alberta's premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her province's oilsands in the United States, where it was battered by the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline. Rachel Notley walked a Washington audience through the... Read more
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Breitbart
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Helpof introduction, we should note that for nearly two centuries, The Economist ha
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Help
Breitbart / Posted 18 hours ago
of introduction, we should note that for nearly two centuries, The Economist has been a stalwart champion of free markets and free trade. And yet, as the article makes clear, today the political viability of both is under siege, threatened by the... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder releases draft on 'resiliency' plan to bolster preparednessThis decade has seen Boulder and surrounding communities faced with profound da
Boulder releases draft on 'resiliency' plan to bolster preparedness
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 21 hours ago
This decade has seen Boulder and surrounding communities faced with profound dangers posed by wildfire, flood and even a degree of social upheaval as its residents struggle to cope with quality of life factors sometimes not in their control. In... Read more
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Business Wire
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators ShowcaseLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Projects developing sustainable buildings and wat
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators Showcase
Business Wire / Posted 22 hours ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Projects developing sustainable buildings and water supplies created by students from Los Angeles Trade Technical College, University of California, Riverside and University of California, Irvine claimed the top awards... Read more
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CTV News
In U.S. visit, Notley begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsandsWASHINGTON -- Alberta's new premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the repu
In U.S. visit, Notley begins reputation-rehab effort for oilsands
CTV News / Posted 22 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Alberta's new premier began her campaign to rehabilitate the reputation of her province's oilsands in the United States, where it was battered by the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline. Rachel Notley walked a Washington audience... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Peak Oil Demand" - The Collapse Of The Old Oil Ordermoment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipli
"Peak Oil Demand" - The Collapse Of The Old Oil Order
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 hours ago
moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices. Meeting in Doha, the glittering capital of petroleum-rich Qatar, the oil ministers of the... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: Senate energy spending bill fails — againSECOND VERSE, SAME AS THE FIRST: For the second straight day, Senate Democrats
Overnight Energy: Senate energy spending bill fails — again
The Hill / Posted yesterday
SECOND VERSE, SAME AS THE FIRST: For the second straight day, Senate Democrats blocked consideration of an energy and water spending package due to a proposed amendment dealing with the Iran nuclear agreement. Democrats have broadly rejected an... Read more
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Market Watch
What the government can learn from the private-sector about carbon pricingThe coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyo. As the
What the government can learn from the private-sector about carbon pricing
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
The coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyo. As the global community comes together to fight climate change, more and more countries are putting a price on carbon in order to encourage the deployment of cleaner energy and... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen by 2030s Climate change has caused a drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oce
Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen by 2030s
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Climate change has caused a drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans in some parts of the world, and those effects should become evident across large parts of the ocean between 2030 and 2040,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump’s Cabinet: Who it might beAttorney General Chris Christie? Energy Secretary Sarah Palin? Health Secretary
Trump’s Cabinet: Who it might be
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Attorney General Chris Christie? Energy Secretary Sarah Palin? Health Secretary Ben Carson? ADVERTISEMENT The only common thread, if there is one, seems to be that Trump is looking for “winners,” successful people with a records of... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Students facing food insecurity turn to free food on campusof soda that look as if their bubbles have lost their enthusiasm. On any given
Students facing food insecurity turn to free food on campus
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
of soda that look as if their bubbles have lost their enthusiasm. On any given night, food scraps from speaker events and club meetings collect in the lobby of Huntsman Hall. Hungry passers-by snag a few slices or drinks until what looks... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Skico, employees grant $50,000 to Basalt river centerAspen Skiing Co. and its employees’ environment foundation awarded Basalt-based
Skico, employees grant $50,000 to Basalt river center
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
Aspen Skiing Co. and its employees’ environment foundation awarded Basalt-based Roaring Fork Conservancy $50,000 in grants to jumpstart the stalled plan to build a river center near downtown. The Aspen Skiing Co. announced Wednesday it gave a... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Former congressman Inglis to speak Friday at USCB commencementCarolina Beaufort’s commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hilton Head G
Former congressman Inglis to speak Friday at USCB commencement
Bluffton Today / Posted 2 days ago
Carolina Beaufort’s commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hilton Head Gateway Campus. Inglis grew up in Bluffton and went on to practice law and commercial real estate in Greenville. He is a former representative of South Carolina’s 4th... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. Hearingtook place outside a public meeting hosted by the Obama Administration collecti
Offshore Drilling Opponents Rally Outside D.C. Hearing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
took place outside a public meeting hosted by the Obama Administration collecting public input on its 2017-2022 oil and gas leasing program. The Administration’s plan excludes the Atlantic Ocean from leasing for the next five years - a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
New facility at Ohio campus enables environmental simulationwill allow researchers to simulate various environmental conditions in differen
New facility at Ohio campus enables environmental simulation
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
will allow researchers to simulate various environmental conditions in different structures, including a two-story home and a grocery store. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1SrUH8N ) reports the Helix Innovation Center officially opened... Read more
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Island Packet
New facility at Ohio campus enables environmental simulationwill allow researchers to simulate various environmental conditions in differen
New facility at Ohio campus enables environmental simulation
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
will allow researchers to simulate various environmental conditions in different structures, including a two-story home and a grocery store. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1SrUH8N ) reports the Helix Innovation Center officially opened... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Threat of climate change is realcall for relief aid is being made on behalf of 60 million people across the wor
Threat of climate change is real
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
call for relief aid is being made on behalf of 60 million people across the world plagued by droughts, floods, and other extreme weather disturbances caused by El Niño. Even Southeast Asia has not been spared. And Thailand has been the... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tool puts a consistent value on experts' uncertainty on climate change modelsScience can flourish when experts disagree, but in the governmental realm uncer
New tool puts a consistent value on experts' uncertainty on climate change models
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Science can flourish when experts disagree, but in the governmental realm uncertainty can lead to inadequate policy and preparedness. When it comes to climate change, it can be OK for computational models to differ on what future sea levels will be.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Widespread loss of ocean oxygen to become noticeable in 2030sDeoxgenation due to climate change is already detectable in some parts of the o
Widespread loss of ocean oxygen to become noticeable in 2030s
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Deoxgenation due to climate change is already detectable in some parts of the ocean. New research from NCAR finds that it will likely become widespread between 2030 and 2040. Other parts of the ocean, shown in gray, will not have detectable loss of... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Babcock promises a ‘town of the future’The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock promises a ‘town of the future’
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 2 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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Business Wire
Emerson Invests in Innovation to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Heating and Cooling ChallengesDAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a leader in thermostats and
Emerson Invests in Innovation to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Heating and Cooling Challenges
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a leader in thermostats and heating, cooling and refrigeration technology, is bringing the industry and other partners together to increase the pace of innovation in areas that are central to... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand faces longest heatwave in 65 yearsAUTHORITIES in Thailand have urged the public to stay indoors to avoid the hot
Thailand faces longest heatwave in 65 years
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
AUTHORITIES in Thailand have urged the public to stay indoors to avoid the hot weather as the country was facing the longest heatwave in over half a century. In the wake of the situation, animals at Bangkok’s zoo were being fed special frozen fruit... Read more
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Providence Business News
Christine Smith is the executive director of the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Co
Christine Smith
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
is the executive director of the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council. Smith talks with Providence Business News about STAC’s mission to create economic opportunity and jobs in Rhode Island. PBN: How long have you been... Read more
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The Chronicle
University offers support for third-party energy sales with open letter to state representativeThe Duke Climate Coalition met with university officials to deliver student pet
University offers support for third-party energy sales with open letter to state representative
The Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The Duke Climate Coalition met with university officials to deliver student petitions in support of renewable energy and third-party energy sales. Duke University supports the legalization of third-party energy sales in North Carolina, according to... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Clinton and Trump dominate Pennsylvania primary, McGinty triumphs in Senate racefor grabs on Tuesday, the second-largest delegate haul remaining on the primary
Clinton and Trump dominate Pennsylvania primary, McGinty triumphs in Senate race
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 2 days ago
for grabs on Tuesday, the second-largest delegate haul remaining on the primary calendarwere Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island, and once again, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took sweeping... Read more
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The Free Press
Angus King joins climate change panelSeries by way of hosting a panel on April 22, 2016, designated as Earth Day, th
Angus King joins climate change panel
The Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Series by way of hosting a panel on April 22, 2016, designated as Earth Day, that was concerned with the Paris Agreement on climate that was signed by 175 nations on the same day. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was supported by the 196... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Titan takes giant steps as ORNL preps for next great supercomputerBuddy Bland, director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, shows the
Titan takes giant steps as ORNL preps for next great supercomputer
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Buddy Bland, director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, shows the Titan supercomputer which will soon be replaced by the next-generation hybrid supercomputer called Summit on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.... Read more
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FOX News
Does U.N. Anti-Poverty Cheerleader Have Conflict of Interest?Economist Jeffrey Sachs, the director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute
Does U.N. Anti-Poverty Cheerleader Have Conflict of Interest?
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Economist Jeffrey Sachs, the director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute and special adviser on millennium development goals to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, is one of the world’s most outspoken promoters of the U.N.’s... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad PolicyAnalysis IDs 10 States That Must Adopt Rooftop Solar-friendly Policies to Reduc
New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
Analysis IDs 10 States That Must Adopt Rooftop Solar-friendly Policies to Reduce Emissions, Transition to Renewable Energy At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Native Americans prepare for battle over the Keystone XL oil pipelineare backing Hillary over Trump because they fear The Don will allow an oil pipe
Native Americans prepare for battle over the Keystone XL oil pipeline
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
are backing Hillary over Trump because they fear The Don will allow an oil pipeline to run through the heart of their homeland Keystone XL is a proposed 1,700 mile pipeline bringing oil from Canada It would cross Montana, South Dakota and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Tax incentives for Oklahoma wind farms are getting scrutinyThe ongoing state budget crisis and the rapid growth of wind energy in Oklahoma
Tax incentives for Oklahoma wind farms are getting scrutiny
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
The ongoing state budget crisis and the rapid growth of wind energy in Oklahoma in the past decade has reached an inflection point at the state Capitol, with energy industry heavyweights debating the future of incentives for renewable energy. Both... Read more
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PhysOrg
The search for smarter energy and water strategiesAshok Gadgil and postdoctoral researcher Chinmayee Subban are refining an affor
The search for smarter energy and water strategies
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Ashok Gadgil and postdoctoral researcher Chinmayee Subban are refining an affordable water treatment technology to produce fresh drinking water from brackish water, one of many projects supported by CERC-WET. Credit: Peg Skorpinski As the changing... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma technology center offers workplace safety trainingCHICKASHA — When complacency becomes common in the workplace, Howard Carpenter
Oklahoma technology center offers workplace safety training
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
CHICKASHA — When complacency becomes common in the workplace, Howard Carpenter steps in to help. Carpenter and other safety trainers at Canadian Valley Technology Center are tasked with training employees and employers about the Occupation Safety... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers,
Babcock 'grand reveal' promises a 'town of the future'
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 days ago
The crowd of 600-plus fit no ready demographic - big-money investors, farmers, ranchers, staunch environmentalists and government officials by the score - but they all came to Babcock Ranch with a single purpose Friday, to celebrate Earth Day with a... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
On and About Campus for the Week of 4/News22-4/28Ask an Atheist Day, Pacifica Quartet concert, and I-House Open Mic a
On and About Campus for the Week of 4/
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 3 days ago
News22-4/28Ask an Atheist Day, Pacifica Quartet concert, and I-House Open Mic among other events on this week’s calendar. 6 p.m., University Church Chicago, 5655 South University Avenue. Free, refreshments... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: Tom Steyer putting $25 million into millennial campaignSTEYER BETTING ON MILLENNIALS: Tom Steyer, the billionaire climate change activ
Overnight Energy: Tom Steyer putting $25 million into millennial campaign
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
STEYER BETTING ON MILLENNIALS: Tom Steyer, the billionaire climate change activist and campaign donor, is betting that millennials might hold the key to getting climate-friendly candidates elected this year. Steyer announced Monday that his... Read more
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