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Small town strategies can provide insights into how to make progress on climate policy with Trump in office
From: Salon.com | By: Rebecca J. Romsdahl, The Conversation | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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So why does ‘the party of science’, the enlightened ones, the people with thousands of scientists from accredited colleges throughout … The post Tucker Carlson Takes on DNC Advisor Who Doesn’t Know How to Identify a Gender appeared first on Trading...
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Mr. Denton, President Jimmy Carter’s crisis manager for the 1979 nuclear reactor accident in Pennsylvania, averted panic and calmed an anxious nation.
From: New York Times | By: SAM ROBERTS | Friday, February 24, 2017
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A report commissioned by two environmental groups concluded that reducing demand could close a power gap created by the shuttering of a nuclear plant, expected by 2021, 30 miles from Manhattan.
From: New York Times | By: PATRICK McGEEHAN | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Muhammad writes* Most of the inhabitants of our planet are aware that China is the factory of the world. It therefore does not seem strange to assume that their mass production has affected their country, not only in terms of economy in which we witness...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Friday, February 24, 2017
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The main reason why tiny homes are often criticized is because they are so small. Well, the tiny home company Zero Squared from Canada has come up with an interesting solution. Their Aurora model is a mobile tiny home, which can be expanded at the push...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Sustainable packaging, especially in the beverage industry, is a top food packaging trend for 2017. The post Lightweight Food & Beverage Packaging Saves Money, Reduces Carbon Emissions appeared first on Environmental Leader....
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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The World Bank’s global policy scorecard suggests there are business opportunities for private companies in helping governments achieve their carbon emissions targets. The post US Ranks No. 2 in Sustainable Energy Policies appeared first on Environmental...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Satellite imagery shows how the complex has boomed since 2013.
From: Grist | By: Brian Kahn | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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LAST year ended triumphantly for Andrónico Luksic, head of Chile’s richest family. On December 23rd he won a slander suit against a politician who had called him a “criminal” and “a son of a whore”. But his sense of vindication was clouded...
From: The Economist | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Sonen Capital has raised $75 million for its global sustainable real assets fund. According to the firm, the fund has already made eight commitments "addressing affordable housing, clean energy, green real estate and timber in Africa, Asia and the U.S."...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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On Wednesday, two GOP lawmakers from Nevada faced angry voters who complained about Trump, the GOP agenda, and Sen. Dean Heller's vote to confirm Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Reno Gazette-Journal caught the Chamber of Commerce...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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As far as environmentalists are concerned, carbon dioxide and baking soda sit at entirely opposite ends of the eco spectrum. One is a greenhouse gas we have far too much of, an unfortunate by-product of our modern lifestyle; the other is a beloved household...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Tesla is embarking on a building spree - and Elon Musk just revealed plans for up to five Gigafactories. In Wednesday's fourth quarter investor letter, Musk said that the second Gigafactory will be Tesla's solar manufacturing plant currently under construction...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Thursday: Catalina Island’s water woes, rising deportation fears, and a bid for total reliance on renewable energy.
From: New York Times | By: MIKE McPHATE | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that Nigeria was making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and environmental projects. The post Osinbajo to inaugurate African Sovereign Green Bonds...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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From the moment you book your tickets, use this guide to ease your mind and your passage, so you’ll touch down rested, relaxed, and ready for anything.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Aviva Patz | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Martine writes* For some people, air travel is a source of joy, entertainment, holiday-feelings or business-activities. However, this type of transportation also creates environmental pollution and contributes to climate change through its greenhouse...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Environmentalists cited Pruitt's close ties to the fossil fuel industry in opposing his nomination
From: Time | By: Michael Biesecker and Jason Dearen / AP | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Because they care
From: Michelle Malkin | By: Doug Powers | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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BY MICHAEL BIESECKER and JASON DEAREN, Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated closely with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups...
From: NewsOK | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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I share Jon Talton’s hope that Seattle’s downtown continues to thrive. Our density allows for vibrant cultural experiences that enrich us. We pride ourselves on our smaller carbon footprint, and look with judgment toward sprawling cities. But his...
From: Seattle Times | By: Letters editor | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Solar Charging Can has a self-contained solar power hub inside it that can be set up in about half an hour for events, off-grid situations, or emergency power....
From: TreeHugger | By: Derek Markham | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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What follows is a tale of two Dukes, one power plant and a bunch of hot air. As in steam. Steam produced by a combined heat and power plant that would burn natural gas on the campus of Duke University, but be owned and operated by Duke Energy. Duke the...
From: Greentech Media | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The US National Science Foundation (NSF) will award more than $13 million to projects in the Energy for Sustainability program. The goal of the Energy for Sustainability program is to support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, February 24, 2017
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's support of solar power resulted in an 800 percent rise in the solar sector since he took office. But did that translate to more jobs? 3p's Leon Kaye takes a closer look.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Local efforts are now poised to drive the country to a 21st-century energy infrastructure, with or without the federal government.
From: Triple Pundit | By: 3p Contributor | Friday, February 24, 2017
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India's wind power tariffs hit new low India, the world's third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter, has set a target of raising its renewable energy generation to 175 gigawatt by 2022
From: The Economic Times | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Tesla's cryptic plans to build three new 'gigafactories' turned heads, while confounding analysts who cannot believe the company continues to grow while losing money.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Friday, February 24, 2017
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In his previous role as Oklahoma's attorney general, the Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator regularly huddled with fossil fuel firms and electric utilities about how to combat federal environmental regulations and spoke to conservative...
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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While serving as Oklahoma’s attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions....
From: Japan Times | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the revised National Policy on Environment. The post FEC approves new policy on environment appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Mike writes* One of the most persistent issues in modern environmental culture is the threat of climate change and its unrelenting effect on ecosystems and biodiversity worldwide. One of the main drivers of climate change is fossil fuels. Their extraction...
From: Aguanomics | By: David Zetland | Friday, February 24, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — While serving as Oklahoma’s attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming...
From: Seattle Times | By: MICHAEL BIESECKER | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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An increasing number of digital nomads are replacing their conventional houses with practical, mobile homes powered by renewable energy technologies. Freelancer photographer Norbert Juhász and his fiancée Dora, a writer, have joined the fray with a...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lidija Grozdanic | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Tesla expects demand for electric vehicle batteries will be strong enough to add four more Gigafactories beyond its current Nevada plant. In a note to investors Wednesday with its quarterly financial report, the company said it will lay out those plans...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jon LeSage | Friday, February 24, 2017
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What if fossil fuels could be burned without pouring emissions into the air? Many people consider that idea to be wishful thinking, but chemical engineer Rodney Allam doesn't. He's been working on carbon capture technology on and off since the 1970's,...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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As renewable energy use has expanded significantly over the last decade, household energy costs have declined. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and Bloomberg New Energy Finance....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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"...we’re going to be at the top of the pack."
From: Hot Air | By: John Sexton | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Could the rise of renewables be putting the traditional electricity market into a crisis? Also: Economist Diane Elson takes governments to task about the gender biases in their economic policies. And how the Brazilian government is tackling one of its...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Envision Festival, taking place this week along the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, is one of those things that I’ve often dreamt of, thinking, “wouldn’t it be awesome if…”. The festival combines pretty much all of my favorite activities:...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Scott Cooney | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Smoke emerged at a service building of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture on Thursday but it quickly dissipated after a firefighting effort by workers, its operator said. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said there...
From: Japan Times | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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UC Boulder researchers are working to create a super-thin, efficient, low-cost supplementary cooling system for thermoelectric power plants.
From: Denver Post | By: Danika Worthington | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s is not running for president in 2020, he tells The Denver Post, despite what you may hear.
From: Denver Post | By: John Frank | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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When the US Green Buildings Council announced its Top 10 States for LEED this year, it found that the desire to become low energy users to be a primary concern. The post Green Buildings: Energy Concerns Power Their Way To The Top appeared first on Environmental...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Ken Silverstein | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Well, sorta. Monday marked the 25th anniversary of “Homer at the Bat,” the famous episode of “The Simpsons” featuring Wade Boggs, Don Mattingly, Ken Griffey Jr., Ozzie Smith and a bunch of other of 1992’s biggest baseball stars — and Mike...
From: Hardball Talk | By: Craig Calcaterra | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Cheers went up at the protest site when it was announced that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha had promised to "set zero" the coal-fired power plant project in Krabi.
From: Bangkok Post | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Raleigh, North Carolina and Canada-based Tantalus Systems, a smart grid solution provider for municipal and cooperative utilities, has raised $6 million in funding. The investors included CT Innovations and Vareco Holdings....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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