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A drop in investments in Ohio’s clean energy industry could cost the state jobs, according to industry experts. Matters could be made worse by continuing uncertainty about the future of Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards. Last...
From: Greentech Media | By: Kathiann M. Kowalski | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The administration says the reactors are good for the climate, good for American industry and for strengthening ties with India. But some worry the deal also has a dark side.
From: NPR | By: Geoff Brumfiel | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable:...
From: Reuters | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predictable:...
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Valerie Volcovici and Amanda Becker | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The price of gas, though down 50 percent since the summer, is still more expensive than it was for much of the 1980s and 1990s....
From: New York Times | By: DAVID LEONHARDT | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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How now? Cows and compost can enrich soil, improve water retention, reduce carbon emissions and earn tradable GHG credits....
From: GreenBiz | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Andy ClarkCity Council Member Mike O'Brien and Plant for the Planet kids pose with handmade gas label stickers on a cardboard pump at City Hall. Listen up, Seattle City Council. Kids between the ages of 8 and 14 are sick of all your legislating without...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Monday, January 26, 2015
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It’s so exciting getting mail, isn’t it? Opening your mailbox and pulling out a nice fat stack, giddily taking it inside and sitting down to carefully open each one, only to find bills, bills, junk mail, bills – wait! a letter! oh, it’s for for...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The first day of talks between President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has seen the two leaders agree to some renewable energy policies in the developing nation, which is the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases. However,...
From: Inhabitat | By: Charley Cameron | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The latest exclusive from our #MattKingCoal investigation shows how climate denier Matt Ridley has been impacted by European carbon emissions regulations… Lord Ridley, the aristocratic farmer and science writer, has weighted all the evidence and after...
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Brendan Montague | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The 2014 midterm elections resulted in eleven new governors, two of whom are confirmed climate deniers, three accept the reality of mainstream climate science, and the rest sit somewhere in between. The post What Every Governor Thinks About Climate And...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ryan Koronowski | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Daniel J. Ikenson U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman is bullish on the trade agenda. But his estimate of completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in March discounts the possibility that Congress will issue any tough demands in...
From: Cato Institute | By: Daniel J. Ikenson | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee wants a moratorium on fracking so that what it calls the ‘huge uncertainties’ of its impact on the environment can be resolved. If… Continue readingThe post Why are renewable technologies held...
From: Spectator | By: Ross Clark | Monday, January 26, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of SunEdison are up 3.26% to $19.98 on Monday, rallying along with other solar energy companies, one day after President Barack Obama promised to provide financial support for India's major solar energy initiative to expand...
From: TheStreet | By: Kurumi Fukushima | Monday, January 26, 2015
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He was the physicist who went to Microsoft and made his fortune. These days he’s a tycoon, philanthropist, dino-hunter, bestselling author and barbecue champion, who has discovered the most scientific way to enjoy claret. Alex Renton profiles him From...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Anonymous | Monday, January 26, 2015
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Monday, January 26, 2015
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It’s widely accepted that climate change will have bigger negative impacts on poorer countries than wealthy ones. However, a new economic modeling study finds that the economic impacts on these poorer countries could be much larger than previous estimates....
From: Skeptical Science | Monday, January 26, 2015
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SOLARSERVER - Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) on January 26th, 2015 announced details about plans to build substantially more solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity as part of its ongoing strategy of advancing clean energy while keeping electricity...
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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ALLAFRICA - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved at the end of 2014 a USD 777,000 preparation grant for JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to support the development of a 72 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant as the first renewable...
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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China's Huaneng Renewables will install 151-megawatts worth of GE's Brilliant 2.7-120 wind turbines at a site in southwestern Yunnan province. The contract marks the largest of its kind for GE in China to date and will help China realize its renewable...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Andrew Burger | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Germany’s plans for its first national solar tender make no sense, according to the country’s national solar trade organization, BSW Solar. BSW Solar notes that the tender will lower market volumes for large solar farms right at the time that...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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PVTECH - The leaders of the US and India have reasserted their ongoing clean energy partnership with President Obama hinting at additional financial support during meetings in India....
From: Solarplaza | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Half that amount will be set aside for India's renewable energy efforts
From: Time | By: iyengarrishi | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Canadian wind energy in 2014 had another record-breaking year, thanks to new wind farms in Canada’s largest province. According to the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), Canada added 1,871 MW of new wind power in 2014. Ontario, was tops with...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Adam Johnston | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. Via: Utility Drive: New numbers show solar-generated electricity is ready for head-on competition with utility-delivered electricity. Nearly 21 million single-family homeowners in 42 of the 50 biggest...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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On paper, the pitch was simple.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: RONNIE GREENE Associated Press | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The agreement emphasized that the countries would "cooperate closely" for a "successful and ambitious" agreement at the Paris climate talks at the end of the year. The post BREAKING: U.S. And India Announce ‘Cooperation’ On Climate Change appeared...
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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A team of senior US officials will interact with Indian officials from the finance ministry, RBI and other agencies to help India meet its target.
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Originally published on RenewEconomy. These two graphs pretty much speak for themselves. They highlight the surge in growth in the solar market in the US – encompassing residential and commercial solar, utility scale solar PV and concentrated solar...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Giles Parkinson | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Obama’s trip to India started with a handshake and hug. India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, met the U.S. president at the airport and even called him by his first name, Barack. Through all the pageantry and pomp, the two leaders made progress...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Justin Streight | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Originally published on Ecopreneurist. In rural areas of Senegal, getting water for irrigating crops often comes with a hefty price tag, not only in terms of the cost to buy the fuel for it (about $1 per day for an average gas-powered irrigation pump),...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Derek Markham | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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A first-of-its-kind study examining the efficacy of post-2007 diesel emissions control technologies meeting federal regulations has found zero incidence of cancerous lung tumors in rats subjected to diesel exhaust. The implications of the Advanced Collaborative...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jeff Cobb | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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US to help India lean more on renewable energy | Green revolution boostModi and Obama on Sunday agreed that India and the US will work together to support India's ambitious climate and energy goals by focusing on air quality and increasing the share...
From: The Economic Times | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Etsy, the e-commerce company that Bloomberg reports could IPO this quarter, has been happily based in Brooklyn, New York, since it launched in 2005.  Business Insider visited the company's gorgeous DUMBO headquarters in September (DUMBO stands for...
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC Energy Law and Policy Fellow Amidst the Republic Day celebrations on Monday, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi signaled a stronger relationship in fighting global...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Anjali Jaiswal | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is ready to expand its use of renewable energy as a way to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, a signal ......
From: Japan Times | By: Takashi Kitazume | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. One of America's most innovative solar power plants officially opened in the Mojave Desert this past week......
From: Engadget | By: Inhabitat | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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IF IT’S ONLY VIABLE WHEN SUBSIDIZED, YOUR TECHNOLOGY ISN’T REALLY VIABLE: Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits. “Ken Johnson, chief spokesman for the Solar Energy Industries Association, the main solar trade group, said that his group...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Florida Power & Light Co. said Monday it will dramatically boost solar energy in the state by installing more than a million panels that generate enough electricity for nearly 40,000 homes....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Kevin Spear | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Nearly half of all wind power installations in 2014 occurred in China. Offshore projects could drive future growth
From: IEEE Spectrum | By: Katherine Tweed | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Legislation introduced in Indiana last week that would slash net metering credits and add fixed charges to the bills of solar customers has created a rift between investor-owned utilities and solar advocates in the state. Bill HB 1320 is opposed by renewable...
From: Greentech Media | By: Julia Pyper | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Uncertainty over a lava flow in a mostly agricultural region of Hawaii's Big Island has prompted officials to put a hold on a program that allows a county agency to buy homes near a geothermal power plant.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Monday, January 26, 2015
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A jury today convicted ex-CIA agent of leaking classified intelligence to a New York Times reporter, whose subpoena led to criticism of the Obama Administration's treatment of journalists.
From: Mediaite | By: Tina Nguyen | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Mr. Miyagi me! I want to spend my career fighting climate change in the most meaningful way possible, but have no idea where to focus my energy. Help this idealist find the best convergence of need and opportunity for MBA types.Hi! I recently quit my...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: 11dawgs1 | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Climate modeling often shows that it's possible to decarbonize at low cost. But "possible" is a long way from practical, or likely....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Monday, January 26, 2015
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Access to clean, safe drinking water is essential. Tap water in Beijing isn’t suitable for drinking; boiling will get rid of bacteria, but not toxins, heavy metals, or minerals like calcium. Most people get their drinking water from water coolers with...
From: The Beijinger | By: thebeijinger | Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Here’s a noteworthy revenue figure to attach to the ill-defined and still-imaginary "internet of things" -- $99 per endpoint per year in energy savings. That’s the average amount that Steve Dixon, executive vice president of Regen, says the Toronto-based...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jeff St. John | Monday, January 26, 2015
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The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance is creating a system where families on energy assistance programs can get their power from solar, instead of fossil fuels. The post Minnesota Group Works To Help Low-Income Families Go Solar appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Katie Valentine | Monday, January 26, 2015
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President Obama is in India as the state guest for Republic day celebrations here. Needless to say, clean energy is a major focus area in the dialogue between the two countries. To spur the solar sector, and meet its 100 GW solar goal, India is looking...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Anand Upadhyay | Monday, January 26, 2015
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When the huge solar farm just outside of Las Vegas called Ivanpah opened up in early 2014, many lamented that this type of solar plant, called solar thermal, could soon become…...
From: Earth2Tech | By: Katie Fehrenbacher | Monday, January 26, 2015
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