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TEPCO Using Secondhand Tanks to Store Radioactively Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: money, environment, energy, TEPCO, Fukushima, corporate, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 6 days ago - mainichi.jp
Roughly 20 or more of the water tanks holding radioactively contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are secondhand, it has been learned -- a fact that plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) had not previously disclosed.
Australia Becomes First Developed Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax
Business  (tags: money, tax, carbon tax, Australia, business, corruption, environment, climate change, politics, economy, energy, government )

Michael
- 9 days ago - online.wsj.com
CANBERRA, Australia--After almost a decade of heated political debate, Australia has become the world's first developed nation to repeal carbon laws that put a price on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Stigmatized Nuclear Workers Quit TEPCO
Business  (tags: money, business, energy, TEPCO, stigma, radiation )

Naoko
- 15 days ago - japantoday.com
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.
Addressing Global Warming Is An Economic Necessity
Business  (tags: business, economy, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, money, oil, tar sands, oil sands, Suzuki. Harper, Abbott, Canada, energy, climate change, global warming, environment, politics, oil )

Michael
- 15 days ago - davidsuzuki.org
Those who don't outright deny the existence of human-caused global warming often argue we can't or shouldn't do anything about it because it would be too costly.
Canada: Gagging on Oil
Business  (tags: energy, technology, humans, corruption, abuse, investors, money, oil )

B
- 15 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
TransCanada is building its "Energy East" pipeline carrying tar sands oil just 60km east of Mattawa. In 2012 they donated money for a rescue vehicle for the town -- and now a condition bars the council from publicly commenting on the pipeline.
TransCanada Donation to Ontario Town Comes With 'No Comment' Condition
Business  (tags: TransCanada, donation, Ontario. Mattawa. condition, co comment, business, corruption, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, farming, humans, investing, money, society )

Lone
- 22 days ago - thestar.com
A $30,000 donation by TransCanada Corp. to the Northern Ontario town of Mattawa comes with a condition attached -- an apparent vow of silence on TransCanada's business activities.
Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal âEUR" Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To An Electricity Grid | REALfarmacy.Com | Health
Business  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, energy, conservation, climatechange, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, habitat, fascism, hitler, mussolini, corporations, mandates, energy, abuse, activists, culture, rights, society, abuse, americans, bush, bushadm )

Michael
- 22 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal - Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To An Electricity Grid | http://www.realfarmacy.com/florida-makes-off-grid- living-illegal-mandates-all-homes-must-be-connecte d-to-an-electricity-grid/
Mekorot and Other Corporate Giants Go on on Trial for Human Rights Abuses in Geneva
Business  (tags: world, TNC. Mekorot, human rights abuses. lies, media, GenevaSustainableDevelopment, news, energy, corporate, business, abuse, ethics, politics, dishonesty, labor, marketing, investors )

Jess
- 26 days ago - stopthewall.org
Eight transnational corporations (TNC), including the Israeli national wate rcompany Mekoort, have gone on trial on Monday in Geneva for the human rights violations they have committed around the world.
Getting Rid of Your Car Could Save You $10,000 Every Year By Kristine Lofgren, 06/06/14 Read More: Getting Rid of Your Car Co
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
'According to a report from the American Public Transportation Association, that's how much you could save if you ditched your car and turned to public transit instead.' The question is can you get where you are going?
Eight US States Form Alliance to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road By 2025 By Marc Carter, 06/04/14 Read Mor
Business  (tags: transportation, americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, investments, labor, sustainable development )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
'Currently there are about 200,000 electric cars, plug-in hybrids and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on the road, and about half of those are in the eight states that are part of the ZEV Action Plan.'
California to Get New Network of EV Charging Stations By Marc Carter, 03/26/12 Read More: California to Get New Network of EV
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, government, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, usa )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
"The electric vehicle charging network will include at least 200 public fast-charging stations along with an additional 10,000 plug-in units at 1,000 locations across California."
Nissan Announce Plans to Begin Production of Their All-Electric E-NV200 Van in 2013 By Marc Carter, 05/24/12 Read More: Nissa
Business  (tags: transportation, energy, Barcelona, business, consumers, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, investing, tech )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
"Nissan has announced plans to release a new electric compact van called the the e-NV200, which will be produced in Barcelona starting in 2013."
Nuclear Is Cheaper Than Solar Thermal? New Vogtle Plant Costs Half As Much as Crescent Dunes Solar Facility
Business  (tags: Energy, Energy Consumption, Energy Policy, Energy Costs, Obama Climate Plan, Investment, Research, Development, Solar Power, Nuclear Power, Costs Per Kilowatt, Crescent Dunes, Vogtle )

Brian
- 42 days ago - thebreakthrough.org
"Crescent Dunes is a 110-megawatt power plant with total reported capital costs of $910 million. That's $8,200 per kilowatt. The Vogtle reactors...are a combined 2,234 megawatts at a reported cost of about $14 billion, or $6,700 per kilowatt.
5 Electric Cars You Can Buy Now 4 of 5 BACK NEXT ZENN
Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, energy, eco-friendly, freedom, Good News, investing, Canada, America, world )

Ruth
- 42 days ago - money.cnn.com
'Its maker, ZENN Motor Company Inc., claims its energy efficiency is equivalent to a gasoline-powered car getting 245 miles per gallon.' FUN & USEFUl !
SEIA: New Jobs Report Shows Value of Effective Public Policies Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, Good News, investing, labor, sustainable development, usa )

Ruth
- 45 days ago - seia.org
'. jobs numbers represent a huge return on America's investment in solar energy. Smart, effective and forward-looking public policies - such as the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Net Energy Metering (NEM) - are driving solar deployment..50 states'
 

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