Tuesday, July 14, 2015

July 14 News Update

How Democrats Mixed Oil and Water, Killing Environmental Bill
Natural gas surpasses coal as biggest US electricity source
China says 75 percent of cities failed to meet air standards in June
NASA: More emissions = More megadroughts
No, We are not headed for a little ice age
Health warnings as Edmonton suffers under smoky skies
Alberta faces growing backlog of abandoned oil and gas wells
Puerto Rico Drought Sets Off a Frenzy of Water Collection *
Crown Jewel of Cuba’s Coral Reefs *

UAW president: Contract talks with GM will not be easy
GM, UAW launch bargaining with show of harmony
Timeline of the ‘Handshake’: How Auto Makers and Union Workers Negotiate
UAW contract talks to begin, affecting thousands of KC area workers
G.M. Is First of Big 3 to Open Contract Talks With the U.A.W. *

Greeks 'humiliated' by bailout, cry 'hands off the Acropolis'
Leftist group of Greek MPs may not vote for bailout
New bailout package takes Greece 'from austerity to austerity squared'
Deal on Greek Debt Crisis Exposes Europe’s Deepening Fissures *
Greek Merchants Fear a Way of Life Is Disappearing *
Sympathy for Greeks Inspires Outraged Commentary Tagged #ThisIsACoup *

Iran, world powers strike historic nuclear deal after lengthy talks
Young adults waiting longer to marry
Lac-M├ęgantic lawsuit: Judge rejects Canadian Pacific challenge
Trial Contesting North Carolina Voting Laws Begins *
‘Citizenfour’ Filmmaker Says U.S. Harassed Her *
Worker advocates launch ballot drive for paid sick days


Stories from the New York Times will be followed with a *. The Times pay wall policy allows free access to only about ten articles a month.

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