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NEWS ROUNDUP: RENEWABLES ON TOP IN 2013, KANSAS WIND BUILDS MOMENTUM, AND THE STATE OF THE UNION'S ENERGY AGENDA 28 January 2014
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Ruth
- 413 days ago - aweablog.org
"It's Tuesday, and renewable energy took the lead once again in 2013, Kansas wind power is hugely popular, and SOTU: will Obama follow through on climate change and clean energy?"
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 414 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, politics, wildlife, world, africa, violence, money, marketing, business, consumers, farming, politics, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered, extinction, cruelty )

Kelly
- 418 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) - virtual - wherever you are. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Help Us Collect Our Taxes -- African MPs
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, children, ethics, death, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, unitednations, UnitedNations, world, society, politics, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, debt, economy, finance, money, lies, investors, oil, usa, worl )

JL
- 481 days ago - devex.com
Multinational corporations doing business in Africa are finding it all too easy to circumvent taxation -- and that loss of tax revenue just makes countries even more dependent on foreign aid.
The Hot Poop on Alternative Toilets TreeHugger Living / Culture March 11, 2005
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, usa, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, goodnews, government, greenbuilding, investments, marketing, money, politics, society, SustainableDevelop )

Ruth
- 498 days ago - treehugger.com
"Imagine our delight...swedish Mulltoa composting toilet. Lifting the lid fires up the fans; sitting on the toilet seat opens the trap doors; putting the lid back down activates the churning motors...It does everything automatically..We want one now."
Nature Loo Composting Toilet Puts Some Distance Between the Person and the Poop Lloyd Alter Design / Bathroom Design October 29
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investments, sustainabledevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 498 days ago - treehugger.com
" Envirolet has a trap door you operate with a handle to hide the stuff. MullToa has a clever toilet seat that opens doors when you sit on it. Sun-Mar has a step because you sit up really high. Nature Loo..composting unit is separate from the toilet...."
More Hot Poop on Composting Toilets Lloyd Alter Design / Bathroom Design April 8, 2013
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, goodnews, government, greenbuilding, investments, marketing, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, finance, ph )

Ruth
- 499 days ago - treehugger.com
A list with pretty pictures and descriptions of some wonderful solutions for the toilet !"We can't continue using drinking water to flush away our waste, and we can't afford to keep wasting our waste;Living Building Challenge..in the new Bullitt Center."
Vancouver Office Building Goes "Off-Pipe" Lloyd Alter Science / Clean Water September 9, 2008
Business  (tags: world, UnitedNations, africa, asia, china, europe, americans, business, consumers, ethics, Entrepreneurs, environment, marketing, investors, philanthropy, sustainabledevelopment, technology, usa )

Ruth
- 499 days ago - treehugger.com
'When I last wrote about composting toilets, I suggested that " if we are truly going to develop a zero waste society and protect our water resources, we are going to have to start thinking about dealing with all of our wastes and not keep flushing...."
Why the World's Technology Giants Are Investing in Africa
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Rose
- 524 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The man behind the counter at my hotel in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, was talking to me about my job, and why I was visiting. He looked genuinely pained. He told me he is a big fan of the BBC
Video: Animated Guide to Land Grabs
Business  (tags: world, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, middle-east, humanrights, society, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, finance, money, sustainabledevelopment, world )

JL
- 572 days ago - youtube.com
This great little animation explains how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living as a result of big land deals in poor countries.
Impact of the European Flower Industry on African Nations
Business  (tags: ethics, economy, politics, news, flower, trade, africa, business, finance, money, society )

Cal
- 618 days ago - greenzly.net
Even though the floriculture industry may provide employment to a large number of African people in addition to generating a large amount of foreign exchange, it does so at the cost of the environment and the lives of thousands.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is Fighting for the Right of Oil, Gas and Mining Corporations to Keep Payments to Foreign Governmen
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, corruption, government, HumanRights, humanrights, society, world, middle-east, africa, asia, usa, oil, money, marketing, cover-up, business, abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, investments, law, lies, societ )

JL
- 698 days ago - citizenvox.org
A federal court is considering an industry challenge to a rule recently adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that would require certain oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments.
Take Action: Celebrate International Women's Day By Taking a Stand for the Women Who Grow and Pick Cocoa
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, world, humanrights, government, HumanRights, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, labor, society )

JL
- 749 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Mars, Mondelez, and Nestlé buy more than 30% of the cocoa grown worldwide. But throughout their supply chains women are getting a raw deal.
'Land Grabbing': Foreign Investors Buy Up Third World Farmland
Business  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, freedoms, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, government, politics, society, world, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, farming, fi )

JL
- 760 days ago - spiegel.de
Foreign investors are buying or leasing vast amounts of farmland in Third World countries to profit from surging demand for food crops as a result of rapid population growth."Land grabbing" amounts to a new form of colonialism that often runs counter to
Job-Killing Trade Deficits Soar Under "Free Trade" Agreements
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JL
- 764 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
U.S. Trade Deficits Grow More Than 440% with FTA Countries, but Decline 7% with Non-FTA Countries
 

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