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Political Shenanigans Got You Down? These 5 Global Trends Are Positively Changing The World Right Now

Reading, seeing, watching, or listening to what passes off as news these days can inevitably bring a sense of doom, uncertainty, and fear (FUD) that some politicians love to bathe in to justify their middlemen role and push whatever pet project they have for their business buddies. But there is also good quality news out there if you let independent journalists communicate what they know best, fields they master for the purpose of bringing more light to important matters

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Vast Majority Of Danes Support Political Efforts In Favor Of Electric Cars

Ingeniøren reports that a new survey conducted by YouGov for the Danish Electric Car Alliance shows that 73% of Danes believe that their elected politicians should make special efforts to promote the sale of electric cars.

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Using Solar Power As A Political Tool In Armenia

solar power in ArmeniaArmenia, with support from the World Bank, is pushing ahead with plans to replace all of its gas-fired and nuclear generating stations with renewable energy sources, especially solar, in coming years. It is all part of its bid to limit the political influence over the country exerted by Russia.
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US Utilities Increase Investment In Green & Renewables Despite Political Uncertainty

renewables grid resilience energy electricityDespite tremendous political uncertainty in North America, driven by the United States’ announcement to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement and its attendant policy shifts, utilities are nevertheless increasing their investments in green and renewable energy, according to new research published this month by Capgemini. 
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Kerry Escapes Heated Political Environment for Icy Climate – ABC News


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Kerry Escapes Heated Political Environment for Icy Climate
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Feeling like you need to get away after this grueling election cycle? Far, far away where you can really unplug? If so you could join U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Antarctica, Earth's icy desert to the south where on a warm day temperatures may
Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Antarctica, with climate legacy under threatCBS News
John Kerry talks climate change but not Trump in AntarcticaChicago Tribune
Kerry becomes America's first top diplomat to visit AntarcticaThe Japan Times
The Hill (blog) –New Zealand Herald
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Political tremors: Kansas officials link earthquakes to fracking-related process

During hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” operators use a mixture of saltwater and chemicals to break underground rock formations in order to release oil and gas. Then, to get rid of the water, operators inject it deep into disposal wells.
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Renewable Energy Growth Set To Slow Amidst Political Uncertainty

The renewable energy industry is expected to see a significant slowing over the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency, unless political and policy uncertainty is dealt with. These were the findings from the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report, released Thursday. According to the report, global renewable

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BP accuses Louisiana leaders of “political grandstanding” over Gulf oil spill – Salon


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BP accuses Louisiana leaders of “political grandstanding” over Gulf oil spill
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BP accuses Louisiana leaders of FILE – In this April 13, 2012 file photo, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks in St. Louis. Leaks are springing. Trial balloons are floating. Egos are being stroked. Wanna-bes are auditioning. And, chances are, lies are

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BP accuses Louisiana leaders of ‘political grandstanding’ over oil spill – The Guardian


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BP accuses Louisiana leaders of 'political grandstanding' over oil spill
The Guardian
BP has become embroiled in an acrimonious slanging match with one of the US Gulf states most affected by pollution from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in 2010 with the two sides trading blows over the oil company's cleanup record. A senior BP executive 
BP slams Louisiana amid oil spill recriminationsFinancial Times
Bobby Jindal Takes a Shot at BP's Gulf Oil Spill PR Campaign (Updated)Mother Jones
BP: Louisiana Leaders Guilty of 'Political Grandstanding' About Oil SpillOpposing Views
Minneapolis Star Tribune –SunHerald.com
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Wendy Davis condemns politicians using abortion ‘to boost their own political … – Daily Caller

Wendy Davis condemns politicians using abortion 'to boost their own political
Daily Caller
Democratic Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis landed in the national spotlight after she waged a 13-hour filibuster last Tuesday to block legislation that would have restricted late-term abortions. The 50-year-old legislator from Ft. Worth, Texas appeared on

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