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This Gorgeous, Sustainable "Leather" Is Made From Pineapple Waste
Business  (tags: pineapple waste, "leather", Philippines, Entrepreneurs, Sustainable Development, Piñatex, Carmen Hijosa, Ananas Anam )

Evelyn
- 28 days ago - fastcoexist.com
In order to have Piñatex, a textile, we don't have to use any land, water, pesticides, fertilizers ... we are actually taking a waste material and 'upscaling' it, meaning that we're giving it added value
SEIA Celebrates Extension of the ITC You Are Here NEWS Friday, December 18, 2015
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, finance, sustainable development, usa, world )

Ruth
- 156 days ago - seia.org
"âEURoeThanks to the ITC, solar energy will add 220,000 new jobs by 2020, and with this extension, the solar industry can achieve its pledge of employing 50,000 veterans. Clean solar energy will cut emissions by 100 million metric tons and...."THANK YOU!
SEIA Commends Congressional Leaders for Including ITC Extension in Omnibus Bill/ Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Business  (tags: americans, usa, world, environment, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, finance, sustainable development )

Ruth
- 156 days ago - seia.org
"Currently there are 200,000 solar jobs, and the extension is likely to add another 140,000 jobs or more...the solar industry can..employ..50,000 veterans by 2020, {a serious goal}..These jobs{for ALL] are stable, well-paying and cannot be exported...."
Las Vegas Is Becomming a Leader in Sustainability SOLAR INDUSTRY NEWS, SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | OCTOBER 17, 2015 BY ELI VALASIS |
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, investing, sustainable development, usa, world )

Ruth
- 215 days ago - solartribune.com
"If Las Vegas has one resource in greater supply than entertainment, it would be sunshine. As such, it comes as little surprise that Nevada ranked third in solar installations last year just behind California and North Carolina."
Power Optimizers Vs. Microinverters: How to Choose SOLAR PANELS FOR YOUR HOME, SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | OCTOBER 23, 2015 BY RICH
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 216 days ago - solartribune.com
"The big advantage of the microinverter is that any shading, snow cover or malfunction affecting one panel does not bring down the performance of the rest of the system."
Volunteer Group Offers Grants for Solar in D.C. SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | NOVEMBER 4, 2011 BY KSENYA |
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, sustainable development, philanthropy )

Ruth
- 216 days ago - solartribune.com
'The group calls the program a win-win solution that will provide non-profits, churches, community groups and DC residents with the financial and technical assistance needed to make solar a viable option.'
New Poll: 9 Out of 10 Americans Support Solar, Across Political Spectrum
Business  (tags: Americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, economy, environment, ethics, finance, good news, Sustainable Development, investing, U.S., world )

Ruth
- 230 days ago - seia.org
'Survey by Kelton Research finds continued widespread public support for development of solar energy, federal incentives for solar, across political spectrum.Tuesday, November 1, 2011'
Thin Film Makes Solar Headlines JUNE 17, 2015 BY RICH DANA
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, green building, Sustainable Development, investing, technology )

Ruth
- 254 days ago - solartribune.com
GREAT more tech!WE WOULD USE SOLAR ENERGY THIS YEAR--IF THE PRICE WAS LOWER--TO START. 'Meanwhile, this week, First Solar has set a world record for cadmium telluride thin film solar module efficiency, hitting 18.6percent aperture efficiency.' OFF-GRID!
In Fiery Speeches, Francis Excoriates Global Capitalism
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, Sustainable Development, capitalism, economy, exploitation )

Evelyn
- 319 days ago - nytimes.com
Francis has such a strong sense of urgency "because he has been on the front lines with real people, not just numbers and abstract ideas," Mr. Schneck said.
Long-Awaited EPA Study Says Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
Business  (tags: fracking, CSG, US Environmental Protection Agency, report, drinking water, research, consumers, Sustainable Development, pollution, contamination )

Evelyn
- 353 days ago - nationofchange.org
The U.S. EPA released its final draft of its report today, assessing how fracking for oil and gas can impact access to safe drinking water. This refuted the conclusion arrived at by the EPA's 2004 study that fracking poses no threat to drinking water
New Film Explores Loss of Seed Diversity ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: farming, seed diversity, food, world, Sustainable Development, corporate, money, society, ethics, news, humans, government, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 446 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Open Sesame illuminates what is at stake when seeds are patented and controlled by large corporation, and the film features different approaches that enterprising farmers are using to preserve seeds and foster diversity.
Mockingjay : It's All About Sustainable Development
Business  (tags: sustainable development, mocking jay, hunger games, government, environment )

Selim
- 550 days ago - greentech.center
Are we need mockingjay for sustainable development ?
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 595 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Tel Aviv Welcomes Tech Visitors After Gaza War Cancellations
Business  (tags: hi-tech, Israel, Entrepreneurs, investors, sustainable development )

David
- 616 days ago - timesofisrael.com
The event brings together 1000's of Israeli & international entrepreneurs & investors to discuss tech matters, business, funding issues, & other technology industry topics. And to provide a venue for entrepreneurs & investors to meet & make deals.
 

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