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Jeremy Corbyn launches most radical Labour manifesto in decades

By Anne workforce / November 25, 2019

‘Investment blitz’ to be funded by wealthy and includes tax on energy firms to tackle climate crisis Latest election news – live updates Jeremy Corbyn has launched the most radical Labour manifesto in decades, promising an “investment blitz” that would leave no corner of the UK untouched and welcoming the hostility of billionaires, big business […]

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Pulling Out

By Anne workforce / November 23, 2019

This performance by UNCLE SAMANTHA is a response to the Trump administration’s decision last Monday 11/4 to begin the process of exiting the Paris Climate Accord. The agreement, formulated by 196 countries in 2015, was undertaken as a global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat the pressing climate change which threatens every species […]

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Hong Kong: protesters wary over elite troops clearing roadblocks

By Anne workforce / November 23, 2019

Pro-democracy activists see move as effort by Beijing to intervene in HK’s affairs On Saturday afternoon, a few dozen Chinese soldiers jogged out of their barracks in triple file line, wearing shorts and matching army green T-shirts. They cheerily joined a group of residents, clearing away road blocks set up by anti-government protesters, using brooms […]

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Sanders, AOC unveil ‘Green New Deal for Public Housing’ to fund solar panels, ‘community gardens’

By Anne workforce / November 22, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Thursday will announce a sweeping plan to overhaul public housing as part of their fight against climate change — a $180 billion agenda that would fund solar panels, energy-efficiency upgrades and “community gardens” for buildings across the country.  Read more: foxnews.com

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Billionaires invest in giant Australian solar farm to supply power to Singapore

By Anne workforce / November 22, 2019

Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest joins Mike Cannon-Brookes to raise tens of millions of dollars for Sun Cable The mining magnate and philanthropist Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has joined fellow billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes in raising tens of millions of dollars to build a giant solar farm in the Northern Territory to supply electricity to Singapore. The company behind […]

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‘We have nothing’: Somalia floods raise spectre of famine

By Anne workforce / November 22, 2019

Communities already hit by war and drought face fresh disaster as 370,000 are forced from homes Ciraa Farah Ali was asleep when she heard the flood. It was dark, and the 45-year-old mother of seven was alone with her children in her small home in Beledweyne, central Somalia. Related: Global heating supercharging Indian Ocean climate […]

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Bill Gates backs startup using sunlight to create 1,000C-plus heat

By Anne workforce / November 21, 2019

Heliogen uses mirrors to concentrate solar energy that can power heavy industry Bill Gates is backing a new venture which aims to turn sunlight into a source of heat exceeding 1,000C that could help replace fossil fuels. The world’s richest man is joining investors behind Heliogen, the first company to concentrate sunlight to reach temperatures […]

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