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01/27/2020 - Florida fish farm could be bellwether, but not without a fight



If Neil Anthony Sims gets his way, he'll make history by opening a fish farm 40 miles off of Florida's west coast, where his company will begin raising 20,000 almaco jack fingerlings in a floating pen 130 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.

01/27/2020 - In crucial Pennsylvania, Democrats worry a fracking ban could sink them



The fracking ban pushed by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders  epitomizes a Democratic quandary: Appeal to swing voters or energize a liberal movement?

01/27/2020 - Grid congestion costs billions, stymies renewables



A congested grid is becoming a growing obstacle for renewable energy in parts of the U.S. and is costing consumers billions of dollars each year. Can technology solve the problem?

01/27/2020 - Caught off guard: The Southeast struggles with climate change



Reporters from Southeastern newsrooms hold leaders in their communities accountable for reducing emissions and preparing for climate change-related emergencies.

01/27/2020 - Oscars go green with plant-based menus, no plastic bottles



Food at this year's Oscar events will be almost entirely plant-based, the Academy of Motion Pictures said on Monday, in line with other celebrity dinners during Hollywood's 2020 awards season.

01/27/2020 - Sea level rise could jeopardize Miami’s hold on Super Bowls | Miami Herald



The Super Bowl is at Hard Rock Stadium, but the real party is 15 miles south at Bayfront Park.

01/27/2020 - The most profitable hedge fund in the world is going green



When it comes to whom they vote for and what they buy, more and more people are factoring environmental sustainability into their decisions. And industries are responding.

01/27/2020 - Murphy announces plan for 100% clean energy by 2050



The first-term Democratic governor announced the plan at Stockton University alongside two Cabinet officials who will be carrying the plan out.

01/27/2020 - Fire-ravaged communities 'victims of climate change', says doctor



Doctors in towns along Australia's east coast are now trying to help their communities heal, as the long-term physical and psychological toll of this year's bushfires starts to become clear.

01/27/2020 - Amazon emissions lowest from indigenous and protected lands, scientists say



Indigenous lands and protected areas in the Amazon rainforest account for just 10% of all carbon emissions from tropical forests spread across the nine countries of the Amazon in South America, researchers say.