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Handicraft exchange between the Suruí and the Yawanawa communities The scene is idyllic: Children scamper across a clearing in a forest, a boy swings a baby into the air, nuzzling the child's cheek. A girl windmills her arms as she skips to a nearby...
From: AOL Television | By: Forest Trends | Monday, July 6, 2015
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New York City has invested considerably to protect lands surrounding its upstate reservoirs to secure its drinking water supply--with great results. Now Mayor Bill de Blasio has a unique opportunity to provide city residents with significant health,...
From: AOL Television | By: Steve Rosenberg | Monday, July 6, 2015
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By Vinod Thomas and David de Ferranti Two issues that add great uncertainty to the global growth picture are increasing income disparities and runaway climate change. These concerns are not new of course, as a newly released publication from Results...
From: That's Fit | By: David de Ferranti | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Sponsor Content Insight from GE.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Everyone with a stake in President Obama's Clean Power Plan waited anxiously last month for the Supreme Court's decisions in the mercury and healthcare cases, Michigan v. EPA and King v. Burwell. What would those cases tell us about prospects for EPA's...
From: TV Squad | By: David Doniger | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The Ricardo-led FlySafe research collaboration—involving a range of leading industrial and academic partners including the University of Brighton’s Centre for Automotive Engineering—has delivered an innovative flywheel safety test environment to...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: Everyone with a stake in President Obama's Clean Power Plan waited anxiously last month for the Supreme Court's decisions in the mercury and healthcare cases, Michigan v. EPA and...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: David Doniger | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The administration will announce an initiative to make solar energy more accessible to Americans at lower income levels....
From: New York Times | By: JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Army researchers at the Redstone Arsenal have announced a significant breakthrough in solar energy production. They've created a photovoltaic solar panel that is smaller, more robust and less expensive to build and operate than any other panel curren......
From: Engadget | By: Andrew Tarantola | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Italy has faced major environmental controversy but it’s also in the middle of an eco-renaissance.  On the heels of its Nutella scandal it’s important to acknowledge the individuals, winemakers, hotels, restaurants, and even a corporation dedicated...
From: EcoSalon | By: Donna Sozio | Monday, July 6, 2015
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China’s Export-Import Bank has announced financial assistance for the development of a solar power plant in Kenya. A 50 MW solar PV power plant planned for execution in the Kenyan city of Garissa will receive debt financing from China’s Export-Import...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Will the Paris climate talks speed up the change in the world's energy landscape? Carl Pope, former executive director of the Sierra Club, writes—Paris Climate Talks Could Bring as Much Progress as Previous 20 COPs Combined: Neither Paris nor Lyon...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Vienna (AFP) - Austria said on Monday it has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-approved state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain."Subsidies are there to support modern technologies that lie in the general...
From: Business Insider | By: Nina Lamparski | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The church voted to divest on the basis that fossil fuel burning causes catastrophic climate change. The post Episcopal Church Votes To Withdraw Investments In Fossil Fuels appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Emily Atkin | Monday, July 6, 2015
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As the intra-GOP debate over the Senate filibuster extends (mostly via the determined litmus-testing of Hugh Hewitt) deep into the presidential field, an interesting phenomenon is emerging that should help...
From: Washington Monthly | By: Ed Kilgore | Monday, July 6, 2015
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THE COMING DARK AGES: Obama’s Renewable Energy Fantasy. On June 30, one day after the Supreme Court struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of mercury emissions from power plants, President Obama committed the United States...
From: Instapundit | By: Elizabeth Price Foley | Monday, July 6, 2015
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In an interview with Yvon Chouinard, founder of the outdoor clothing company Patagonia, environmental journalist Joel Makower asked Chouinard whether he felt any kinship with Apple, whose late CEO Steve Jobs was "another iconic, iconoclastic, design-oriented...
From: AOL Television | By: Brad Hurley | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Leaders To Mark Today’s Arrival of First Cargo Ship At New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal  MV Thorco Svenborg Large freighter delivering wind turbine components expected to arrive late morning City of New Bedford, a nation-leader in renewable energy,...
From: My Backyard News | By: editor | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Alaska Airlines says it is on track to save 87 gallons of fuel, shorten flight times by about nine minutes and reduce carbon emissions by nearly 1 metric ton, every time one of its planes land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport using new, operations-enhancing...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Monday, July 6, 2015
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A program is kicking off July 9 to provide solar panels to area veterans as a way of thanking them for their service. Willis Allen Real Estate and Oakland-based nonprofit, GRID Alternatives San Diego, are set to install solar power for ...
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Linda McIntosh | Monday, July 6, 2015
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The original version of this article appeared on Climate Central. As the U.S. has undergone a rapid and massive shift to natural gas from coal, one benefit has gone almost entirely overlooked: the amount of water needed to cool the nation’s power plants...
From: The New Security Beat | By: Wilson Center Staff | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Earnest entreaties and appeals to reason obviously aren't working.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Monday, July 6, 2015
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An ambitious policy package is essential for the UK to transform its energy system to achieve the deep reductions in carbon emissions required to avoid dangerous climate change, according to research led by UCL scientists. To meet climate targets set...
From: PhysOrg | Monday, July 6, 2015
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After (seemingly) endless analysis and navel staring, and (not coincidentally) (seemingly) endless patience displayed by my wife, we’ve taken the next step in our personal part of the electrification of personal transportation. Namely, we just bought...
From: The Cost of Energy | By: Lou | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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'We're pushing but we're also leading,' Klein says. ' We're leading with our solutions.' The post Climate rally draws Jane Fonda, David Suzuki, Naomi Klein appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Monday, July 6, 2015
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House took steps this week to boost the installation of solar power and other renewable energy in federally subsidized housing and increase the number of jobs in the industry for poor people....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Having trouble viewing this email? Click here   Dear Franklin Resident,   Great news! The Franklin Solar Challenge has officially hit Tier 5 pricing, the lowest pricing available in the program. SolarFlair Energy, the selected installer for the...
From: Franklin Matters | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has so far hit all of its milestones at the Barakah site, but is now facing a number of interlinked challenges.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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PV Tech: Seraphim Solar Establishing 300 MW Module Plant in Mississippi China-based integrated PV module manufacturer Seraphim Solar System expects to be operational with a planned 300 MW annual capacity solar module assembly plant in Jackson, Mississippi...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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California is proving to the rest of America that economic success does not require increased pollution. The state recently reached an economic development milestone: At a time when the California economy is growing faster than the U.S. economy, it managed...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Bill Roth | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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By Trevor Mogg Japanese electronics company Kyocera is working to convert some of the country’s disused golf courses into solar power plants. The locations are perfect for such an initiative as the land has already been cut into mountains and is easily...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Despite the unabated economic disaster, despite unemployment, bureaucracy, overtaxation, bad government, corruption, mafia, and all the rest, Italians are reacting at least in one field: in renewable energy, especially photovoltaic energy....
From: Energy Bulletin | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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The military has a keen interest in reducing its dependence on conventional fuel sources for transportation and the spending heft to speed development.
From: Naked Capitalism | By: Yves Smith | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Author M Jackson's While Glaciers Slept: Being Human in a Time of Climate Change was released last week by Green Writers Press. In the book, Jackson's first, she examines climate change by combining personal stories with scientific exploration. As...
From: Truthout | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Following my latest US electricity capacity report, let’s look at actual electricity generation. As the headline indicates, renewables accounted for 17% (or 17.1% if you want to be slightly more precise) of US electricity production in April, when...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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If you guessed Warren Buffett you're wrong -- another US billionaire is building the largest wind farm in North America, partly on his own property Billionaire On Way To Building Largest Wind Farm In North America… And It’s Not Warren Buffett was...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Tina Casey | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Geothermal area Þeystareykir, near Húsavík, Northeast Iceland.
From: Iceland Review | By: Páll Stefánsson | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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The world’s power generating capacity will more than double by 2040 and most of the new electricity will be from renewable sources, predicts Bloomberg New Energy Finance....
From: GreenBiz | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Originally published on ABB Conversations Consumers and providers are eager for more renewable power. What’s standing in the way? The following is a commentary from Bob Stojanovic and Dennis McKinley, Business Development Managers for Solar and Wind,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Guest Contributor | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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SunShare has announced that 400 kilowatts of solar electricity from two of its Denver Community Solar Gardens will soon be used to power 16 city-owned locations. A concept pioneered by the state of Colorado in 2010, Community Solar allows customers who...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Glenn Meyers | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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A photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) is a special type of solar cell that gathers the Sun's energy and transforms it into either electricity or chemical energy used to split water and produce hydrogen for use in fuel cells. In an advance that could help...
From: Gizmag | By: Dario Borghino | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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A new rule is paving the way for more solar leases and power purchase agreements to flourish across the region....
From: GreenBiz | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Wind turbines might be common sight all around the world, but situating them in open fields or on breezy ridges isn't always a practical option. Ideas like placing turbines under bridges have been proposed, but is that a viable alternative? According...
From: Gizmag | By: Scott Collie | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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India’s government has set a mammoth new goal to build a solar power capacity of 100 GW in an energy-starved-but-hungry country, permitting 100% foreign investment and offering a series of tax breaks for its fledgling solar sector. The audacious new...
From: Forbes | By: Saritha Rai | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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SkS Highlights Pope Francis’ call for urgent action to combat climate change has generated unprcedented news coverage and discussion throughout the world over the past few weeks. It is therefore not surprising that the 2015 SkS News Bulletin #6: Pope...
From: Skeptical Science | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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IF IT is reached in the coming days, a nuclear deal with Iran will be, at best, an unsatisfying and risky compromise. Iran’s emergence as a threshold nuclear power, with the ability to produce a weapon quickly, will not be prevented; it will be postponed,...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Falling renewable energy costs and other trends boost hope for emission cuts, says study
From: Financial Times | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Motorsports, Mercedes-Benz, Misc. Automakers, smart, Tesla, Transportation Alternatives, ElectricElectrified Daimler cars tackle the Austrian Alps. Travis Kalanick is bullish on self-driving cars. Aric Nesbitt wants...
From: Autoblog Green | By: John Beltz Snyder | Monday, July 6, 2015
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British plans to built two new nuclear reactors has drawn the ire of renewable-energy supporters. Now, the government in Vienna has filed a lawsuit, arguing that the project violates EU law.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Twenty subnational governments, representing over 220 million people and $8.3 trillion in GDP, have now officially committed to targeted reductions in carbon emissions through the Compact of States and Regions, a partnership of The Climate Group, CDP, R20,...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Sandy Dechert | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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