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It's CleanTech 2.0. And it seems to be working. The post The New Clean Tech Boom Is Real, And It Will Let You Control The Temperature In Your Cubicle appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Sacha Feinman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The resolution declares that the city of Louisville is committed to eliminating violence against women and girls, promoting the health of safety of women and girls, and providing equal academic, economic, and business opportunities in the city. Related...
From: Ms. Magazine | By: Feminist Newswire | Monday, November 24, 2014
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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy.
From: Grist | By: Emma Green | Monday, November 24, 2014
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With Congress away, the Daily Deduction will not publish for the rest of the week. We’ll be back as usual on Monday, December 1. Happy Thanksgiving!   In California, a tax increase breeds a budget battle and tuition hike. In 2012, Democratic Governor...
From: TaxVox | By: Renu Zaretsky | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Filtering out our 2014 Power List to rank the top 14 from the world of business and scienceThe post The most powerful people in Canadian business and science appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Cannabis carbon emissions? That's what one county in Colorado says is the new carbon epidemic. Growing pot has become popular enough that experts predict carbon footprints the size of small cities from this burgeoning commercial enterprise. Boulder County,...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Jan Lee | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Greener cement for construction may be already well within reach, based on a new study carried out by researchers from MIT in the United States and CNRS in France.  While modern-day cement has its roots extending back to the mid-1700s, the ratios of...
From: EcoGeek | By: Philip Proefrock | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The meeting, to be held in the Peruvian capital Lima from Dec 1 to 12, is intended to pave the way for a global deal on cutting Earth-warming carbon emissions to be agreed next year in Paris as a replacement for the Kyoto treaty.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The chief executive of NRG Energy is making his company part of the solution....
From: New York Times | By: JOE NOCERA | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The Deep Decarbonization Pathway Project is doing some of the most important work in the world, laying out how we can keep climate chaos in check....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Every now and again, it’s worth acquainting the deep narrative about a failed presidency with the facts. If a Republican had presided over the energy revolution of the past few years, you’d never hear the end of it. But shale has changed a lot: Net...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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This post Why You Should Be Buying Solar Stocks With Both Hands appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Oil's recent slump has given you a unique opportunity to pick up your favorite solar stock at a bargain-basement price. So if you're looking to double...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Greg Guenthner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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While many are prophesizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) as doomsday for the electricity sector, Texas utilities are telling a different story. The CPP will limit – for the first time ever – carbon emissions from...
From: Clean Techies | By: CleanTechies Guest Author | Monday, November 24, 2014
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From: Yanko Design | By: Radhika Seth | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A new report from the World Bank has determined that warming of around around 2.7° Fahrenheit by mid-century is already locked into the Earth's atmospheric system through past and predicted greenhouse gas emissions.The post World Bank: Without Action,...
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A reader worries about emissions from a coal-fired pizza oven. Umbra slices in.
From: Grist | By: Ask Umbra® | Monday, November 24, 2014
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More than 180 urban entrepreneurs were ready to pitch their business at Inner City Capital…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Carolyn M. Brown | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The following article is reprinted by permission of its author, Stephen Leahy, who writes for the Inter Press Service (IPS) News Agency. To access the article as posted on the IPS website, click here. The as-yet unfinished exhibit area which forms...
From: Skeptical Science | Monday, November 24, 2014
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1. A bipartisan plan in North Carolina shrunk prison population and cut costs while the crime rate continued to fall. Can it serve as a model for other states? By the Justice Center at the Council of State Governments 2. In international development,...
From: Time | By: tarekrizk | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Astute, pre-launch(click to view full) Britain retired its nuclear-powered 4,900t SSN Swiftsure Class fast attack boats in 2010, and has begun phasing out its follow-on 5,300t SSN Trafalgar Class, before the effects of the ocean’s constant squeezing...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Joe Katzman | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Late last month, the Topaz Solar project achieved full commercial operation with the completion of its final 40-megawatt (AC) phase. This is the first 500-megawatt plus solar farm to come online in the U.S. and the largest solar plant online in the U.S.,...
From: Greentech Media | By: Eric Wesoff | Monday, November 24, 2014
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In the Americas, three nations prevail as leading consumers and producers of beef: the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. From burgers to filet mignon, beef is often considered a staple food, even a delicacy. Its consumption is deeply ingrained in...
From: Truthout | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Congress can while away the hours debating over EPA regulations. It seems to be the plan of some congresspeople who would rather see a broken government than a useful one. However, they should note that a strong majority of Americans support strict limits...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy released a report on the interim results of its loan guarantee program, the federal government’s huge clean energy investment fund. The results, which show a surplus return and an expectation of $5 billion in...
From: Greentech Media | By: Jonathan Silver | Monday, November 24, 2014
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3 million people flocked to Ello within 2 months. How many sites do you know that grew that fast? Paul Budnitz says that's because... The post Facebook won, right? Then why are so many joining Ello? – with Paul Budnitz appeared first on Mixergy....
From: Mixergy | By: Andrew Warner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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From: Seeking Alpha | By: Seeking Alpha | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems just demonstrated a new plug-and-play photovoltaic system that takes the guesswork out of solar ownership.
From: Triple Pundit | By: Tina Casey | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Many people just refuse to accept the facts that surround them, even if we saw 100 more years of it plain and apparentClimate change is a myth. We all know this, deep down. Some of you reading this may have been taken in by the fear-mongering governments...
From: The Guardian | By: Dean Burnett | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Westinghouse Electric Company; China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation (SNPTC); and Electricity Generation Company (EÜAŞ), the largest electric power company in Turkey have agreed to enter into exclusive negotiation to develop and construct...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Germany's second estimate of GDP was just released, confirming the feeble 0.1% expansion of Europe's biggest economy in the third quarter. But the figures also come with more details, showing how Germany's dismal investment position is dragging on growth. ...
From: Business Insider | By: Mike Bird | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Nepal's government says it is signing an agreement with an Indian company to build a $1.04 billion hydroelectric plant in the Himalayan nation's east, along the Arun River.  Nepal's Law Minister Narahari Acharya said the deal will be signed after Indian...
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Both solar and wind power generation have managed to bring down costs through a combination of new technologies and approaches to financing and operations. FREE Download: The Monthly MMI® Report – covering the Renewable Energy metals market. The industry...
From: MetalMiner | By: Stuart Burns | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Letters to the Editor for Nov. 17, 2014 weekly magazine:Barnshaw: Increasing the amount of renewable energy will push down the price.Aeschbach: We must work toward creating a secular Israel where all religious and nonreligious people have equal rights....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Vienna (AFP) - Iran and world powers have given themselves seven more months to clinch a landmark nuclear agreement, and defuse a 12-year standoff, after missing a Monday midnight deadline for a deal.The failure came despite an intensive five-day diplomatic...
From: Business Insider | By: Simon Sturdee and Lachlan Carmichael | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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China will become the world's largest renewable energy market by 2030 if it can double the ratio of such sources as solar and wind in the total energy mix to 26 percent, the International Renewable Energy Agency said on Monday.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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FirstEnergy Corp. has a traditional view of wholesale electricity markets: They’re a competition between iron-in-the-ground facilities that can put megawatts on the grid when those megawatts are needed. Think coal plants, nuclear reactors and hydroelectric...
From: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | By: By Anya Litvak / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Editorial, IBD
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Editorial, IBD | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. I’m working with a Cryptogon reader in New Zealand to get a solar power system installed at her property. Below is an email that I wrote to her about the New Zealand electricity cartel’s absurd...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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China will become the world's largest renewable energy market by 2030 if it can double the ratio of such sources as solar and wind in the total energy mix to 26 percent.
From: China.org.cn | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Gas bags
From: Hot Air | By: Jazz Shaw | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Solar and wind energy have long struggled to compete with conventional energy sources on two fronts: dispatch and cost. However, new U.S. industry data outlined in the New York Times reveals the cost of these renewable energy sources has fallen dramatically...
From: Inhabitat | By: Beverley Mitchell | Monday, November 24, 2014
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A former Amazon employee who has been protesting outside the company's Seattle headquarters for nearly three weeks, plans to begin a hunger strike tomorrow. He says his goal is to raise awareness about Amazon's "poor employee treatment, low ethical standards,...
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Monday, November 24, 2014
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This post Jonathan Gruber: Right About Obamacare. Wrong About the American Voter. appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Poor Jonathan Gruber is getting little support or appreciation. Instead of being thanked for helping us understand how Obamacare really...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Bill Bonner | Monday, November 24, 2014
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For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Numerous countries in Latin America have pledged emission reductions to help fight the global climate crisis. This international leadership is commendable, but how well is it translating into concrete...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Carolina Herrera | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Two thirds of new US electricity generation capacity were from the wind sector in October. Five wind farms, with a cumulative capacity of 547 MW, went online. There were also 102 MW of biomass and 31 of utility-scale solar power. This is becoming a...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Roy L Hales | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Carl Zichella, Director of Western Energy Transmission, San Francisco: On November 1, 2014 the move toward a more coordinated Western U.S. grid took an extremely important step forward when the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and PacifiCorp...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Carl Zichella | Monday, November 24, 2014
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LISBON -- Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday. Socrates, who was Portugal's prime minister...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Charles Krauthammer | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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