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Call it limited-government liberalism, or compassionate conservatism, Washington could ink a new contract with Americans. Is the new president bold enough to try?
From: Politico | By: Michael Grunwald | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Rural America demanded a seat at the table in this election, and needs to focus on more than just farming
From: Salon.com | By: Jennifer Zwagerman, The Conversation | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Pekic/iStock Looking for date night ideas that are fun and eco-friendly? We’ve got several must-try recommendations that will get you out of the house and out of a rut. With busy lives and demanding schedules, we could all use a little more bonding...
From: EcoSalon | By: Jamie Duncan | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Funds will support humanitarian aid in the West Bank and Gaza, political and security reforms, and governance
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Lee and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Chris Steinkamp traverses the upper mountain at Squaw Valley and skis to a stop atop Sun Bowl, pausing to enjoy the view and catch his breath before dropping in. “Wow, that’s beautiful,” he says, snapping some iPhone photos for his wife and kids...
From: Ski Magazine | By: Paul Tolme, Contributor, SKI Magazine | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Tips from the Guardian are not so easy. Or, that meaningful these days.
From: TreeHugger | By: Lloyd Alter | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Twenty-nine companies have snagged a spot on CDP’s first-ever supplier engagement leader board, which recognizes corporations working with their suppliers to improve environmental management.
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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In recent decades, the federal government has turned to private corporations to help handle everything from intelligence to prisons. Should nuclear waste be next? That's a question currently being considered by the Department of Energy, as it looks for...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ashley Dejean | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Solar energy prices have been dropping for decades. There is a lag in the price per watt of off grid solar for solar home systems behind the cost for solar per watt for the most efficient utility solar projects.1.6 billion people currently do not have...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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"Hunted," "The 100," "Humans," "The Expanse," "The Handmaid's Tale" — with shows like these, who needs a future?
From: Salon.com | By: Melanie McFarland | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Go ahead. Remove incentives for renewable energy. Leave climate change out of the argument entirely. Eviscerate the Department of Energy's renewable programs. Replace science-based policy with oil-buddy cronyism and a disrespect for intelligence. Hell,...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Even some of President Donald Trump’s fiercest critics admit that his election win was largely due to his ability to connect on a visceral level with voters who had long felt ignored and disrespected.  Whether it was his unscripted, often rambling...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Studio Roosegaarde's founder, Daan Roosegaarde, is famous for his design and architecture solutions to the world's problem with waste and pollution. This Smog Free Tower works as a giant air purifier which, when tested in Beijing, resulted in 55 percent...
From: Mashable | By: Nikolay Nikolov | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Whatever happens, the U.S. will likely undermine global climate negotiations.
From: Grist | By: Rebecca Leber | Monday, January 23, 2017
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When Al Gore's landmark climate change documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, the administration in Washington was averse to climate change action. Eleven years later Gore has debuted his follow up film, "An Inconvenient...
From: Inhabitat | By: Josh Marks | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes on Rex Tillerson's nomination for Secretary of State Monday. At his confirmation hearing earlier this month, Tillerson disappointed some senators with his unpreparedness or unwillingness to discuss a range...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A new bill would require utilities to use only approved energy sources like coal, natural gas and nuclear power
From: Salon.com | By: Katie Herzog, Grist.org | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Most likely, President Trump will get away with his conflicts of interest and ignore the warnings of officials
From: Salon.com | By: Elizabeth C. Tippett, The Conversation | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Years ago I traveled to Juarez, Mexico for work, staying across the border in El Paso, Texas and driving back and forth each day. On the Texas side, American life bustled on as usual: wide, well-maintained highways hummed with orderly traffic. Most of...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Vanessa Bates Ramirez | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A private equity investor base led by Redview Capital and Asia-IO has acquired West Hills, California-based Source Photonics, a provider of optical modules and components. The seller was Francisco Partners. Also participating in the consortium are TR...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Asian Development Bank agreed to provide $390 million in debt funding to ReNew Power Ventures to set up more than 700 megawatts of solar and wind energy capacity. India’s ReNew Power Gets $390 Million For Renewable Energy Projects was originally...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Saurabh Mahapatra | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Nigeria cement market is dynamic and has great potential for continued growth, despite the current economic challenges. The huge market size, level of infrastructural development and massive desire for housing are positive indicators. Focus on infrastructure...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Global water usage is growing twice as fast as the population. Could we turn salt water potable on a mass level?
From: Salon.com | By: Diane Stopyra | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Oscar Lopez was one of the most violent extremists of his time. The fact that Obama commuted his sentence doesn’t speak well of U.S. politics.
From: Politico | By: Zach Dorfman | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A side project by Tata Steel grew into this building-integrated solar startup with competition from SolarCity and Sunflare....
From: GreenBiz | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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In Washington, it's no longer business as usual. Here are crucial issues your company must advocate for in favor of renewable energy, clean water and sound science....
From: GreenBiz | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The numbers speak for themselves: Renewable energy builds real jobs, and that's just part of the picture....
From: GreenBiz | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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After being sick over the winter holidays, Queen Elizabeth has made a strong recovery, but could she be stepping down from the crown to run her own wine business? As it appears, among many other businesses, Queen Elizabeth has her own winery that is...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Maryam Louise | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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By 2040, almost 63 percent of global energy demand will stem from developing countries, compared to the current share of 51 percent The post Global energy demand to increase by 40% — OPEC appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A group of Wyoming legislators in the state's House and Senate -- all representing coal country and all avowed climate deniers -- have introduced a bill that would ban Wyoming power companies from using solar or wind power by 2019, and requires non-renewable...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States last week and promptly updated the White House website with a new set of policy pages, including his “America First Energy Plan.” The page makes no mention of renewable energy or...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Today, Arctic Star Exploration Corp. (ADD.V) reported to have started permitting for a drill program on its wholly owned CAP Property, located within the central parts of the Rocky Mountain Rare Metal Belt, 80 km northwest of Prince George in British...
From: Free Republic | By: Yahoo! Finance | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Quit wasting time trying to figure out what the market is doing. You really need to do just one thing … The post When Will You Learn, Uranium Stocks are the Way of the Future, the Way of the Future? appeared first on Trading with The Fly....
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The solar power boom in Japan accelerated dramatically last year, but new challenges loom on the horizon.
From: Forbes | By: William Pentland, Contributor | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Donald Trump trade adviser talks to Liberal cabinet ministers about trade plans The post Canada in good position to renegotiate NAFTA: Schwarzman appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Quercus, which specialises in renewable energy projects, expects to open an office by the summer, probably within the free zone of Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The new solar array in Marshall will provide power to Xcel under a 25-year contract.
From: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The election of Donald Trump raises a lot of questions for the U.S. solar industry. Trump hasn't exactly been supportive of solar energy, but he hasn't made it an explicit target of his ire either. President Trump's impact on the solar industry could...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Opening weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, here’s what everybody was talking about, in roughly this order: 1. The Women’s March. 2. The inauguration of Donald Trump. (Related to No. 1, of course.) 3. The weather. 4. And, oh yeah, movies. Sundance...
From: The Wrap | By: Steve Pond | Monday, January 23, 2017
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After more than three years as New York's top utility regulator, Audrey Zibelman is leaving her position. And the state. And the country. This morning, Australia's energy market operator announced that Zibelman will be taking over as chief executive...
From: Greentech Media | Monday, January 23, 2017
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It’s a politically charged environment like never before and the temptation to 'lie low’ is obvious. But lying low right now on climate and clean energy – and the policies that are fostering low-carbon action – would be short sighted and dangerous....
From: Forbes | By: Mindy Lubber, Contributor | Monday, January 23, 2017
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It’s a politically charged environment like never before and the temptation to 'lie low’ is obvious. But lying low right now on climate and clean energy – and the policies that are fostering low-carbon action – would be short sighted and dangerous....
From: Forbes | By: Mindy Lubber, Contributor | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Outgoing Minister for Health Michelle O’Neill will replace the former Deputy First Minister.
From: IrishCentral | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The sourcing of renewable electricity by corporate entities can be a major driver of the much-needed transition to a zero-emissions economy, said RE100 in its annual report, which also boasted the addition of three new major European businesses to its...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Within hours of Donald Trump swearing the oath of office, his new Administration had wiped all signs of President Obama, renewable energy, and climate-related policies from the official White House website, signalling what many feared would be a purge...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A new residential energy storage pilot seeks to better understand how batteries installed in homes can be used at the neighborhood level by grid operators to absorb solar power generation excesses during the day and discharge them when needed later in...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Kyle Field | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Sometimes the brightest ideas come in young packages. Teenagers from around the world demonstrate you don't need a high school diploma to come up with a life-changing invention. From $13 germ-killing door handles to Braille printers, check out these...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Dubai announced two years ago that it would have 7 per cent of its energy mix coming from clean energy sources and 25 per cent by 2030.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Monday, January 23, 2017
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