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ACTIVISM: Taking Harvard to Task
Business  (tags: environment, business, ethics, politics, college business investments, investments, corporate )

Cal
- 30 days ago - sierraclub.org
Sam Wohns tries to stop Harvard from funding eco-negative companies
Koch Brothers' Toxic Legacy Detailed In New Report
Business  (tags: Koch Industries, Americans, joblessness, business, corporate greed, economy, energy, environment, ethics, dishonesty, money, politics, society, humans, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A report released Friday by a top Democratic political research group details what it calls a "legacy" of layoffs and environmental damage at subsidiaries of Koch Industries, the holding company owned by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.
IKEA Becomes Largest Retail Wind Energy Investor in Canada
Business  (tags: ikea, wind energy, investor, Canada, renewable energy, business, economy, energy, environment, humans, investing, investments, money, society, technology, world )

Lone
- 31 days ago - ikea.com
"IKEA Canada's investment in renewable energy is a win-win-win. We are able to support the transition to a low-carbon future, reduce our energy and operating costs, and pass those benefits on to our customers"
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains Aug 18, 2014 |By David Biello
Business  (tags: world, americans, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'There is a catch though: the coordination of solar company, local utility and homeowner may fail--leaving the homeowner in the lurch.' (Owning your own energy source is the only no-catch system.)
UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
China Sunergy Facing Challenges SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | JUNE 12, 2014 BY BLAPE
Business  (tags: business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 32 days ago - solartribune.com
"Worldwide, Chinese solar energy companies face challenges from increased regulation. China's sometimes stormy relationships with immediate neighbors, including sparring with Japan and Vietnam over energy-rich islands in the China Sea has slowed..."
Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Saves Farmers Money Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - seia.org
'Instead of using energy generated by coal-fired power plants, the solar farm will avoid about 2.1 million pounds of carbon pollution each year...."Literally everybody benefits and I think in the long run even the utilities benefit because....'
Defective Photovoltaics and Other Flaws Plague China's Push to Build Solar Power Aug 12, 2014 |By Coco Liu & ClimateWire
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, government, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'...he insisted that the ongoing performance problem and the challenge of overcoming it are part of the learning curve, saying the nation will figure out a way to better manage its solar projects, with on-the-ground data-collecting work being...'
Iowa's Largest Solar Farm Saves Farmers Money // Hillary Kenyon 09/01/2014 06:14 PM
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, usa, world )

Ruth
- 10 days ago - ourquadcities.com
' "It's going to create electricity to run our grain dryers, for drying grain, electricity for pumping water for live stock or whatever you use electricity for," said Miller...Farmer's Electric Co-op is a group of farmers that buys electricity whole sale'
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog Aug 13, 2014 Reuters
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth'
Did Congestion Charging Just Go Viral? By Tali Trigg | August 22, 2014
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'City-scale congestion charging is picking up steam as a policy tool to free cities from crippling traffic. Singapore led the way starting in 1975, and London, Milan, and Stockholm have since followed suit.'
China To Offer Tax Breaks On Electric Cars, Mostly To Local Brands Reuters Aug 29, 2014
Business  (tags: China, business, consumers, corporate, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - scientificamerican.com
'China announced on Friday additional policy support for electric car purchases, offering tax breaks predominantly for cars made by Chinese automakers. The list of tax breaks, posted on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology,...'
New Book to Expose Malaysian Ruler's Environmental Crimes: Money Logging
Business  (tags: Money Logging, corruption, business, dishonesty, environment, government, money, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, oil palm plantations )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - world-wire.com
Money Logging is a story of a people who have lost their ancient paradise to a wasteland of oil palm plantations, pollution, and corruption--and how they hope to take it back.
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 26 days ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
Monsanto to Settle on Zombie GMO Wheat Lawsuit
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, farming, money, Monsanto, usa, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - realfarmacy.com
News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft-white wheat farmers in Kan
 

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