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Shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven U.S. economic growth

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – After tax cuts, rising incomes and buoyant stock markets set off a consumer boom in 2018, signs are emerging that the main engine of U.S. economic growth could sputter, and a record-long government shutdown further muddies the waters. FILE PHOTO: A federal worker left unpaid or furloughed collects a free bag Read More

City of Fort Lauderdale Selects Envision Solar’s EV ARC™ Product for Fleet Services

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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading producer of unique and sustainable infrastructure products for electric vehicle charging, energy security and outdoor media, announced the City of Fort Lauderdale has selected the Company’s EV ARC™ product to provide emission-free EV charging Read More

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health

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LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the Health of the planet and its people – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. FILE PHOTO: A vendor selects fruit for sale at a market Read More

Diet to save the planet: One bite of sausage a day

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Meat consumption needs to be reduced to just 7g a day in order to save the planet and reduce premature deaths, according to experts. To protect the well-being of future generations, there needs to be a drastic reduction in the consumption of meat, poultry and eggs, the EAT-Lancet Commission says. The average supermarket sausage weighs Read More

Cut down on red meat to save the planet

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There needs to be a drastic reduction in meat eating in order to protect the planet for future generations, according to a report from a panel of experts. The EAT-Lancet Commission says a “planetary Health diet” that moves to healthier, more sustainable eating habits around the world could prevent 11 million premature deaths per year Read More

'Not the greatest crisis': Trump's EPA pick downplays climate threat

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency told lawmakers on Wednesday he does not believe climate change is a major crisis, and would continue to undo Obama-era emission limits if confirmed. Trump nominated EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler last week to run the agency permanently, seeking a Read More

Trump's new EPA pick defends rollbacks as Democrats call him 'extreme'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency as a pro-business extremist, but harbored little hope of blocking his confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate. Trump nominated EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to run the agency permanently last week. If confirmed, Wheeler would continue Read More

U.S. automakers push for deal on fuel efficiency rules

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Executives at the major U.S. automakers are pressing the Trump administration and California to agree on standards for fuel efficiency and carbon emissions through 2025, as risks increase that a deadline for setting national standards will pass without a deal. Automakers are already entering the time frame when decisions should be made Read More

Chevron touts nimble shale as electric cars dim big oil's future

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By Kevin Crowley on 1/13/2019 Photo: Pumping unit at San Andreas, Permian Basin. HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp. will spend about half its capital budget on projects that yield quick returns over the next three years, underscoring the importance of shale as it prepares for growing uncertainty in how the world consumes energy. The U.S. Read More

Video of newborn seized from indigenous mom goes viral & triggers uproar in Canada

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“We’re going to actually physically remove the baby” – these words, unthinkable to any mother, were streamed on Facebook Live and have since prompted angry accusations of state discrimination against indigenous people in Canada. The edict was delivered by a cop as he was taking a newborn girl away from an indigenous woman at a Read More