Friday, October 16, 2015

October 16 News Update

French love affair with diesel set to end
Vast Alpine glacier could almost vanish by 2100 due to warming
Heavy air pollution in 80% of Chinese cities
Groups target 'sweetheart' Duke Energy-NC coal ash deal
Flat and sinking, Del. coast battered by rising sea levels
White House puts 'super pollutant' HFCs in crosshairs with new initiative
NOAA says El NiƱo unlikely to pull California out of drought
As appetite for electricity soars, the world keeps turning to coal

Wakil Kohsar / AFP / Getty Images
Obama scraps Afghan troop exit, passing war on to next president
MSF: US tank forced way into hospital
Future of Dodge Viper uncertain
Local UAW leaders push for FCA deal ratification

No Social Security Raises Even if Medicare Soars *
The retirement costs that are rising faster than Social Security benefits
Big growth in Medicaid enrollees in expansion states

Solano County workers OK 2nd strike day
Missouri to proceed with jobless benefit cuts
Feds call for end to LGBT conversion therapy
Grad. students push for right to unionize
DMV closures hit voters' rights
Bipartisan union-busting despite popular support for labor
A rising tide does not lift all boats
The American middle class is worse off compared to others around the world

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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