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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
- 23 hours 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
- 1 day 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
- 5 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
- 17 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
- 25 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
- 51 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
- 57 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
- 77 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
- 88 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
- 89 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.'
Startup Launching Solar ATMs in India SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS, UNCATEGORIZED | APRIL 29, 2014 BY BRIAN
Business  (tags: energy, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, business, consumers, corporate, investments, technology )

Ruth
- 91 days ago - solartribune.com
'..ATMs use the same amount of energy as a conventional light bulb, and can operate without air conditioning is heat up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Vortex's solar-powered ATMs emit at least 18,500 kg of CO2 each year, when compared to conventional ATMs.'
First Solar Sets New Thin-Film Efficiency World Record SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | MARCH 31, 2014 BY BRIAN |
Business  (tags: SustainableDevelopment, energy, environment, business, americans, consumers, Entrepreneurs, finance, technology, investments )

Ruth
- 91 days ago - solartribune.com
'First Solar has set a new world record for thin-film PV panel efficiency, with its modules converting 17 percent of sunlight to energy.'
Construction to Start on U.S. Army's Largest PV Array SOLAR INDUSTRY NEWS | APRIL 22, 2014 BY BRIAN
Business  (tags: government, business, investments, americans, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, labor, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 91 days ago - solartribune.com
'The installation is expected to provide about 25 percent of the electricity required at Fort Huachuca each year. Construction will start on April 25, with the solar panels expected to go live in late 2014.'
A Historic 105-0 Vote for Solar in South Carolina SOLAR ENERGY NEWS, SOLAR POLICY NEWS | MAY 23, 2014 BY BLAPE |
Business  (tags: government, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, finance, americans, SustainableDevelopment, technology )

Ruth
- 91 days ago - solartribune.com
'If passed into the law by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, at least 2 percent of the average peak demand for power over five years must become solar generated by 2021. The bill also approves of third-party rooftop solar power leasing and raises...'
 

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