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Big wind, big oil, and big work ahead

When willl big oil begin its last breath? The good, the bad and the downright ugly in climate and clean energy in this week's ClimateCast.

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The resistance is as strong as it is creative

From ranchers blocking Keystone with solar, to counties suing big oil over sea level rise, grassroots action to protect the climate and our communities. 

The world (mostly) unites for climate action

G20 leaders recommit to the road through Paris--with the US government on the sidelines for now. More bad news for oil, more promising economic signs for renewables, and more of the latest news on climate and clean energy.

Clean energy strengthens power grids, prosperity, people and the planet

The fast expansion of solar and wind energy is strengthening power grids; resistance continues to climate intransigence; sour outlook for fossil fuel finance but bright horizons for renewables and clean fuels; and more of the latest news in climate and clean energy. 

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Cities and states tell world: We will always have Paris

Coal kills more people annually than it employs, Nevada restores solar net-metering, Los Angeles tests subsidized electric-car-sharing in low-income neighborhoods, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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EVs’ future looks brighter; clean energy ‘unstoppable’

Teardown of Chevy Bolt reveals it costs $4,600 less to manufacture than analysts had thought, climate action prevails at two shareholder meetings, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Carbon pricing is on the table from C to shining sea

Tesla starts taking orders for solar roofing, Green Party may hold balance of power over BC fossil projects, GOP fails to reverse Obama-era methane rules, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Clean energy employs more Americans than gas & coal

Costly flood insurance augurs tailspin for coastal real estate, Big Island tops 50% clean power for 2016, Denmark expects wind will compete without subsidies in a few years, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Craving for clean energy leads Microsoft to quit PSE

Portland and Multnomah County aim for 100% renewable energy, Tesla announces electric semi and pick-up trucks, Maryland to offer tax credits for energy storage, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Trump order hits climate policies; states fight back

Nuclear giant Westinghouse goes bankrupt, clean energy employs over twice as many Americans as fossil fuels, cheap Midwestern wind could idle 56 GW of coal plants, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.