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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
- 5 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"
China Sunergy Facing Challenges SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | JUNE 12, 2014 BY BLAPE
Business  (tags: business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 5 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..."
At Ford Headquarters, Electric Cars To Be Charged By Solar Canopy Parking Lot BY ARI PHILLIPS POSTED ON AUGUST 14, 2014 AT 3:32
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, green building, investing, sustainable development, usa, world )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - thinkprogress.org
'Ford is planning to build a solar canopy covering 360 parking spaces at their world headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan near Detroit. The company, which is teaming with DTE Energy, will spend roughly $5 million to construct the 1.038 megawatt project,..'!
More "Made in the USA" Solar Modules Coming Soon/Renewable Energy World Editors August 13, 2014
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, green building, investing, Sustainable Development, USA, world )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'The company said that this new state-of-the-art facility was designed and engineered by William A. Kibbe & Associates, Inc. Suniva has selected multiple Michigan-based contractors to complete the 129,000 sq. ft. solar module assembly facility...65 jobs'!
Brazil to Encourage Local Solar Equipment With Cheaper Loans // Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: Brazil, americans, business, consumers, corporate, Entrepreneurs, environment, energy, labor, investing, sustainable development, world )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
"In an effort to spur a domestic solar manufacturing industry, the country is rewarding developers using locally-made equipment with better financing."Developers will be able to finance as much as 65 percent of their projects with funds from the BNDES's'!
Kohl's Solar Power Portfolio Moves Forward With Solar Tree Chargers Leon Kaye | Monday August 11th, 2014 |
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, good news, green building, investing, sustainable development, USA, world )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - triplepundit.com
'As part of the company's plan to ramp up investment in renewables, Kohl's solar power portfolio now includes "solar tree" structures at one of its offices in Dallas to provide both shaded parking and electric vehicle charging.'
Beijing Cuts Coal Use By 7% in Anti-Smog Push
Business  (tags: beijing, china, coal use, business, consumers, energy, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 6 days ago - malaya.com.ph
China's capital Beijing cut total coal consumption by 7 percent in the first half of 2014 as part of its efforts to tackle smog, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing data from its environmental protection bureau.
Tell USTR: Protect Our Environment, Not Corporations
Business  (tags: habitat, nature, pollution, protection, animals, climate-change, climatechange, water, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, globalwarming, government, green, habitatdestruction, oceans, Sustainabililty, weather, wildlife, world, socie )

Robert
- 6 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
. Please take this opportunity to tell the U.S. Trade Representative that you oppose giving corporations new tools for attacking important environmental protections.
Arms Sales By The US And Russia
Business  (tags: Military, Politics, International, USA, Russia, World, Arms Sales, Map )

Judy
- 6 days ago - businessinsider.com
The cold war is over, but countries the world over remain aligned with one of the two countries. "This map of US and Russian arms sales says it all".
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa - ForceChange
Business  (tags: world, politics, africa, environment, environment, world, politics, business, corporate, corruption, society )

Cal
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on officials to prioritize local control of resources, environmental protections and workers' rights in their push to promote U.S. investment in Africa
The World Is Going Solar Thom Hartmann | July 15, 2014 2:49 Pm
Business  (tags: world, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 14 days ago - ecowatch.com
"The world is going solar. According to new data released by the Fraunhofer Institute, in the first half of 2014, renewable energy, like solar power, accounted for almost 31 percent of all electricity produced in Germany." hope mostly on individual homes
VICTORY Vancouver Aquarium Will Stop Breeding Whales and Dolphins
Business  (tags: voted unanimously to ban breeding, Vancouver Aquarium, activists, world, sadness, safety, politics, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, whales, sadness, suffering, cruelty, endangered, GoodNews, conservation, wildanima )

Kelly
- 14 days ago - care2.com
Following months of public debate surrounding the future of the Vancouver Aquarium's whales and dolphins, the Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously to ban breeding them in captivity in most cases. It is a step in the right direction.
The Crazy New Idea That Could Help Solve Global Poverty
Business  (tags: business, world, politics, aid to individuals, foreign aid, helping the poor, unconventional aid programs )

Cal
- 15 days ago - takepart.com
Today unconditional cash transfers are a drop in the giant bucket of international aid, but they're rapidly gaining the attention of charities, academics, and governments. GiveDirectly has funneled more than $6 million into Western Kenya, and other donor
Banking Behemoth Closes Muslim Organizations' Accounts
Business  (tags: HSBC, world banking, Islamaphobia, ethics, charities, world, dishonesty, business, money, finance, news )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - commondreams.org
Muslim community leaders in the UK are calling banking giant HSBC 'Islamaphobic' after they received letters telling them that their banking services will be terminated in September.
 

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