The Power & Perils Of Cooperatives — Episode 12 Of The Building Local Power Podcast

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Aug 112017
 

In this episode, Christopher Mitchell, the director of ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks initiative, interviews Hannah Trostle and Karlee Weinmann, Research Associates for the Community Broadband Networks and Energy Democracy initiatives, respectively

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Violent storms lash north west France as more extreme weather warnings issued – The Local France

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Jul 192017
 

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Violent storms lash north west France as more extreme weather warnings issued
The Local France
Violent storms lashed Brittany on Tuesday and were on their way to Normandy, while parts of the south west, including the Dordogne are also set for extreme weather. While most of France was sweltering in the heat as temperatures rose once again

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We need to talk about Antarctica – ABC Local

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Feb 162017
 

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We need to talk about Antarctica
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For more than half a century Antarctica has been protected by 'post sovereign' governing arrangements that are unusual by global standards. There are now clear signs of their breakdown and the continent is being pushed toward a highly uncertain future.

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These Mayors Are Promising Local Climate Action In Trump Era

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Jan 282017
 

Climate change is a global issue, but its impacts hit people at the most local levels. That’s why mayors from all over the nation recently gathered in Washington D.C. to voice their commitment to climate action to protect their cities

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Oil and gas companies continue to ignore regulations by dumping fracking waste into local rivers

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Nov 082016
 

(NaturalNews) There’s a big fight going on in the Golden State between the natural gas industry and the public over a process known as hydraulic fracturing … country to become contaminated with toxic, “acidizing” substances that are technically …
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Cool chicks: Queensland women set to travel to Antarctica to promote gender equality in science – ABC Local

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Jul 282016
 

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Cool chicks: Queensland women set to travel to Antarctica to promote gender equality in science
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Two north Queensland scientists will be making up for the lack of winter in Townsville by travelling to Antarctica in an epic voyage to study climate change and fight for gender equality in science. The Homeward Bound project involves about 70

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Colorado Supreme Court rules state law trumps local bans on fracking

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May 042016
 

They also rejected Longmont’s 2012 ban on fracking and disposal of fracking waste in the city because it “materially impedes” state power. It is a landmark decision redefining Colorado’s landscape for producing fossil fuels — one that ignited passions on …
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Colorado Supreme Court strikes down local statutes banning fracking

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May 032016
 

Colorado’s Supreme Court on Monday struck down voter-approved bans on fracking and the storage of fracking waste within the cities of Fort Collins and Longmont, ruling they conflicted with state law. Voters in Longmont approved a ban in 2012, while …
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Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica’s penguins – Worcester Telegram

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Mar 012016
 

Mark Blazis: Local team explores Antarctica's penguins
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Several friends had already sent me tantalizing messages from sunny Florida and the Bahamas where they were fighting bonefish. But it was finally my turn to go south, much farther south — as far south as one can go — to Antarctica. It was the last

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ALEC-Tainted Legislation Designed to Block Local Control Over Fracking Bans in Florida

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Feb 182016
 

“The bill only deals with fracking,” Hecker said. “Yet it takes away the local control from regulating all forms of well stimulation techniques. In Florida, matrix acidizing, a process similar to fracking, is more likely to be utilized than fracking …
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