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Inside Clean Energy: Here Are 3 States to Watch in 2021

This year, we will be watching Massachusetts and Illinois, which are poised to pass major clean energy legislation

Dan Gearino - 01-23-2021

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FEMA Grants Will Pay To Repair N.H. Dams That Could Cause Disasters If They Failed

New Hampshire will offer a new federal grant program to rehabilitate some of its dozens of so-called “high hazard&...

Annie Roepik - 09-28-2020

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An extreme weather pattern is setting up across the central US

Temperatures are set to feel hotter in the Central US than in Death Valley, California.

Pedram Javaheri - 07-16-2020

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Columbia suspends curbside recycling collection

Residential curbside recycling collection in Columbia will be suspended beginning Wednesday until further notice.

Columbia Daily Tribune - 07-16-2020

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More U.S. Homes Are at Risk of Repeat Flooding

The number of repeatedly flooded properties rose from 150,000 in 2009 to 214,000 in 2018—a 43% increase.

Thomas Frank - 07-10-2020

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April 2020 was Earth’s 2nd hottest April on record

April became the third month in a row to rank second-hottest on record for the globe.

NOAA - 05-26-2020

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Hydropower plants to support solar and wind energy

Hydropower plants can support solar and wind power, rather unpredictable by nature, in a climate-friendly manner. 

WN - 05-26-2020

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Rebuilding recycling to go circular

After the coronavirus pandemic has passed, the world will need solutions to repair our economy in a way that protects bo...

GreenBiz - 05-26-2020

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Reduced Demand for Electricity Leads to Power Giveaways

The pandemic is turning energy markets upside-down. Some consumers will get paid for using electricity.

New York Times - 05-26-2020

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Here’s How Covid-19 Is Affecting The Biggest Source of Clean Energy Jobs

Since the pandemic arrived, the country has lost almost 600,000 clean energy jobs. 

Inside Clean Energy - 05-26-2020

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What a Week’s Disasters Tell Us About Climate and the Pandemic

Extreme weather presents an even bigger threat when economies are crashing and ordinary people are stretched to their li...

New York Times - 05-26-2020

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COVID-19 Town Hall: Taking care of your mental health

KOMU 8's Emily Spain talked with a health psychology expert about taking care of your mental health during the ongoi...

KOMU - 04-14-2020

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State recalls 48,000 KN95 masks

JEFFERSON CITY: The state is recalling 48,000 masks sent to first responders, some found not to have met standards after...

KOMU - 04-14-2020

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Poll: Nearly 1 In 5 Households Have Lost Work Because Of Pandemic

Nearly 20% of U.S. households have experienced either a layoff or a reduction in work hours because of the coronavirus, ...

NPR - 03-17-2020

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Apple closes U.S. retail stores until further notice

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it is closing all its retail stores in the United States until further notice.

Reuters - 03-17-2020

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PHOTOS: Public Life Is Surreal In A Pandemic

A virus first identified in December has altered daily life and public spaces around the globe. These images capture sce...

NPR - 03-17-2020

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Trump administration's $850 billion economic plan faces uncertain future

The Trump administration's proposal to inject $850 billion into the economy as the coronavirus pandemic becomes increasi...

CNN - 03-17-2020

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Columbia orders theaters, libraries to close in first exercise of emergency powers

Columbias City Manager John Glascock Monday night ordered all movie theaters, community centers and libraries to close s...

Columbia Tribune - 03-17-2020