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Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle Defects
Business  (tags: world, usa, technology, politics, news, marketing, humans, economy, regulation, vehicles, defects, General Motors, chevrolet, safety )

Darren
- 36 days ago - nytimes.com
General Motors published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars. Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other. . .
Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Business  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, globalwarming, consumers, economy, environment, sustainabledevelopment )

James
- 36 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty with Solar Power Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
Apple Wants You To Pay For Things With An IPhone -- But There's One Nagging Problem
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, ethics, money, society, technology )

Kathy
- 44 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Forgetting your wallet at home may no longer be a problem when picking up prescriptions or incidentals, as the nation's two biggest drugstore chains partner with Apple and its new mobile payment system, according to a ReCode report. Apple's new mobile pay
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
- 46 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....'
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
- 50 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.)
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
- 50 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.'
Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 54 days ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
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
- 66 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"
UPS Sustainability
Business  (tags: business, corporate, energy, sustainability, environment, carbon, CO2, carbon dioxide, emissions, climate change, technology )

Michael
- 74 days ago - sustainability.ups.com
It's nice to work for a company that's enlightened enough to have a CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) as part of their management team. UPS shows that it's possible to be conservative AND socially/environmentally responsible at the same time.
Canada: Gagging on Oil
Business  (tags: energy, technology, humans, corruption, abuse, investors, money, oil )

B
- 100 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.
Facebook Censored News Feeds to Users in Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, censorship, news, Facebook, business, consumers, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, technology, usa, world, society, marketing, lies, government )

Angelus
- 106 days ago - yahoo.com
This is a great danger to all; especially 'predictive analytics' which will filter out news and can be a great way for manipulators to segregate news and isolate its spread throughout the population
US, Serving the Interest of Monsanto, Tries to Block El Salvador Seed Program
Business  (tags: Monsanto, corruption of US agencies and officials, abuse of other countries's sovereignty, abuse, americans, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, farming, government, money, politics, SustainableDevelopment, technology, world )

Betsy
- 126 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
On June 6 with the signatures of some 1,000 US citizens opposing what the groups called the "intrusion of the US in the sovereign politics of this country." At issue was an indication that the US may withhold millions in agricultural aid from El Salvador.
DuPont Co. Sued for $1 Billion Over Genetic Technology
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, environment, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, Dupont (Pioneer), investments, investors, technology )

Kathy
- 137 days ago - bloomberg.com
DuPont Co. (DD), the maker of Pioneer genetically modified corn, was sued for $1 billion by an investment fund that claims company directors promoted herbicide-resistant crop traits knowing they didn't work.
Solar Panels Expected to Save UOG $50K in Energy Costs May 12, 2014 Written By Amanda Francel Blas
Business  (tags: Sustainable Development, energy, students, GoodNews, environment, Entrepreneurs, technology, business, consumers )

Ruth
- 138 days ago - guampdn.com
'Panels were added to five university buildings, including the computer center, and are expected to save the school $50,000 a year in energy bills.'
 

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