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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy , the world's largest private-sector coal company, sees a light at the end of the coal tunnel but analysts and the latest economic data from China aren't as optimistic. The St. Louis-based company released third-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Climate change is a grim subject, with warming temperatures, melting ice caps, rising sea-levels, and more frequent and intense severe weather events all projected for the planet's not-so-distant future. For many, the direness of the situation is a spur...
From: Business Insider | By: Chelsea Harvey | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Democrat Mary Burke, a former exec at Trek Bicycle, has a good shot at beating right-wing Walker and becoming the state's next governor....
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Can California go full-renewable?
From: Miller McCune | By: Ann Louise Bardach | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The GOP has a good chance to win control on Tuesday. Whether they can control themselves is another question....
From: The Atlantic | By: Norm Ornstein | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Standard burial and cremation take tons of energy and resources. So what's the most environmentally sound way to deal with a dead person?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Shannon Palus | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Sydney (AFP) - Australia is set to approve measures giving polluters financial incentives to reduce emissions blamed for climate change, in a move critics described as ineffective environmental policy.The so-called "direct action" plan, which will see...
From: Business Insider | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Big recent moves in these four stocksasuggest the likelihood of continued momentum.a Electronic Artsa the video-game developer, is in a beautiful, two-year rising channel. The stock broke through a key double top on Wednesday,...
From: TheStreet | By: Harry Boxer | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Austrian energy concern Verbund is selling its wind park at Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, the concern said in a statement Thursday.A subsidiary of the Bulgarian financial company called Inovent Holding AD is to purchase the wind turbines. The park's turbines...
From: Novinite | Friday, October 31, 2014
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After a two-year suspension in issuing nuclear power plant licenses, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has quietly granted long-term licensing renewals for two Limerick Generating Station Units near Philadelphia.  Unit 1 is renewed until...
From: Big Government | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Amanda Seales is a jane-of-all-trades. From her early start as an actress on My Brother and Me, to her most recent stints as a VH1 and MTV correspondent, the actress turned singer turned comedienne is leaving her carbon footprint all over the entertainment...
From: The Root | By: Yesha Callahan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Back when it was an expensive, unproven technology, solar energy was driven by hippies in sandals rigging up off-the-grid systems. About a decade ago, change-the-world Silicon Valley types hoping to make gazillions of dollars entered the fray, raising...
From: Slate | By: Daniel Gross | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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If the last four years are any indication, Brazilian environmental policy is about to become even more regressive. The post Why The Result Of Brazil’s Elections Could Be Bad News For The Climate appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Joaquim Moreira Salles | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Recent changes to the rules of California's carbon market threaten to allow substantial "leakage," which would merely shuffle emissions, not eliminate them. This is a Bad Thing....
From: Grist | By: David Roberts | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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By Kieran Cooke, From the Climate News Network. Insurance is all about assessing risk, so you might expect companies in the sector to be intimately involved with one of the most potent risks facing the world – the possibility of catastrophic climate change....
From: De-Smog Blog | By: Guest | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn Courtesy photo “Sheila and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to Angela and the Menino Family on the passing of our beloved Mayor Tom Menino. Tom Menino was a man of integrity, commitment, strength and compassion,...
From: Inside Medford | By: insidemedford | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly lesbian leader of a big city, cuts a pragmatic path on issues from global warming to immigration....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The federal government's direct action plan will establish a $2.55 billion fund to help Australia meet its five per cent target for reducing carbon emissions.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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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 | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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When billionaire activist Tom Steyer declared that he would use his fortune to attack candidates who didn’t believe in man-made climate change, that set the stage for the environment to play a prominent role in this year’s race for governor...
From: Miami Herald | By: Amy Sherman | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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To avoid the worst extremes, we have to reduce carbon.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Andrew Winston | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Call its strategy "Waiting for QNX."
From: Read Write Web | By: Adriana Lee | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Changes are in the air with Apple’s new desktop operating system
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Latin America accounts for less than 5 percent of global solar demand, yet GTM Research analyst Adam James dedicates the majority of his time to keeping tabs on this nascent market. More strikingly, some of the largest international EPCs, developers,...
From: Greentech Media | By: Mike Munsell | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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In this meeting ground of living and dead, can anyone find comfort?
From: The Millions | By: Nathaniel Popkin | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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What is being termed as the “Complete Energy Value Chain” was recently unveiled by LG Corporation during the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry on the island of Jeju, Korea. This “Complete Energy Value Chain” is intended to promote...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Solar Love. Distributed solar photovoltaic power systems are becoming increasingly popular across the world. Their integration into power grids designed for large conventional power plants, however, are struggling to absorb and adapt to them. I’ll...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Friday, October 31, 2014
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On a Saturday morning in late August 2013, 10-year-old Daniel Chacon awoke early. It was hot, as mornings often are in Bordos de Agua Azul, his neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. His family was poor, barely scraping together a living by selling...
From: Business Insider | By: Jeremy Relph | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The global market for utility-scale PV operations and maintenance (O&M) will reach 237 cumulative GW by the end of 2018, according to a new report from GTM Research and SoliChamba Consulting. Unlike previous reporting from Bloomberg New Energy Finance...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Joshua S Hill | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Your lack of knowledge on solar energy might be stopping you from installing a system. There are many things you need to know before you begin so that you’re able to get the full benefit of solar energy. Read the below article to expand your knowledge...
From: Micro Persuasion | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Esther Takeuchi has more patents than any American woman, and she's ready to revolutionize the battery....
From: The Atlantic | By: Rose Eveleth | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Authorities say safety netting could have prevented the death of 64 birds at a Southern California solar energy plant.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Without energy there are not metals. Energy week at Metalminer provided a unique opportunity for examination of several different generation technologies including solar, coal and liquid natural gas. FREE Download: The Monthly MMI® Report – covering...
From: MetalMiner | By: Jeff Yoders | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Poor nations are embracing clean energy at twice the pace of rich ones, a new report finds...
From: Salon.com | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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1Sun4All. Have you thought about how the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon got started? Who was the first person to want to have a student competition that demonstrates the use of solar rooftop systems? According to Solar Decathlon, it began with...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Amber Archangel | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Clean Energy Finance Corporation says it's helped create $3.2 billion worth of projects in its first year of operation.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Australian government has reached a deal with a key political party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan.
From: BBC | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Magic Dirt may sound like the soil used by Jack to grow his beans, but the Bioproduct Innovation of the Year award winner is just one result of a process that’s addressing the environmental issues caused by effluence from factory farm feedlots. The...
From: Gizmag | By: John Anderson | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I find it difficult to believe that even in this day and age that companies still need to be provided with incentives to ensure that they are operating in a carbon-friendly manner. If your moral compass isn’t guiding you, then the driver should at...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jennifer Hermes | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Renewable energy development and implemented energy efficiency measures are responsible for 70% of the the drop in US carbon dioxide emissions seen since 2007 (when a slow decline began), according to a new report from Greenpeace. The findings stand...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station Patuxent River across the Chesapeake...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Timothy B. Wheeler | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Prize winning innovators: Gaironesa Clayton and Chad Atkins, were recognized for their design titled R3. Their prototype is a mechanism that uses old newspaper and turns it into a briquette which replaces firewood, promotes recycling and helps solve...
From: Timbuktu Chronicles | By: Emeka Okafor | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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As a nurse, I understand the confusion and concern about those who are possibly infected with Ebola. However, instead of getting a lawyer and complaining about how her rights have been violated, Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse in the quarantine standoff,...
From: Orlando Sentinel | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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SYDNEY — The Abbott government reached an agreement on Wednesday with the Palmer United Party and other crossbench senators that will see the implementation of its Direct Action climate policy. The government's flagship environmental policy is expected...
From: Mashable | By: Nick Lavars | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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SolarWorld just announced an expansion of its solar module factory capacity during a bit of celebration in Oregon this morning. In June, German-owned and Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas won its trade case when the Department of Commerce found in favor...
From: Greentech Media | By: Eric Wesoff | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Narendra Modi says 400 million Indians without electricity will be connected, but plans for new coal mines are controversialThe village of Geer in Madhya Pradesh is about to undergo the simplest of revolutions. After 25 years of being told electricity...
From: The Guardian | By: Krishnan Guru-Murthy in Madhya Pradesh | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Taxpayers are rejecting the wind farms their money helps pay for.
From: The Daily Caller | By: Bonner Cohen | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Scientists have created a new solar power material they call the “black hole of light” because it can absorb and convert to heat 90 percent of the sunlight it captures. A team of researchers at the University of California at San Diego developed...
From: Voice of America | By: VOA News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Offshore wind power in the United States is nowhere close to meeting the potential this renewable energy form has to offer. There are a myriad of reasons why, including lack of information on energy-harnessing possibilities at specific sites. The US...
From: Gizmag | By: Nino Marchetti | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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