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PhysOrg
Where aid fails, appropriate technology can succeedEven something as simple as a water pump might not work if it requires parts or
Where aid fails, appropriate technology can succeed
PhysOrg / Posted 15 minutes ago
Even something as simple as a water pump might not work if it requires parts or power not readily available where it’s installed. Credit: World Bank, CC BY-NC-ND Technology can be a wonderful servant but a terrible master. As we know, its... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fort Kent driver lands ride for NASCAR truck race in DaytonaFort Kent’s Austin Theriault has landed a ride with Brad Keselowski Racing in N
Fort Kent driver lands ride for NASCAR truck race in Daytona
Bangor Daily News / Posted 39 minutes ago
Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault has landed a ride with Brad Keselowski Racing in NASCAR’s season-opening Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 19. He will be driving the No. 2 Ford F-150 and will be joining full-time... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau entrenches Harper’s precedent on military missionsPOLITICS BRIEFING By promising that Parliament will be consulted next week bef
Trudeau entrenches Harper’s precedent on military missions
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
POLITICS BRIEFING By promising that Parliament will be consulted next week before his government reshapes its mission against the Islamic State, Justin Trudeau has entrenched a precedent established by Stephen Harper. Though parliamentary purists... Read more
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Boston Globe
Major solar incentive runs out in Mass., surprising many in the industryThe state’s solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generou
Major solar incentive runs out in Mass., surprising many in the industry
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
The state’s solar developers face a surprising new challenge now that a generous incentive for the industry has quietly evaporated. For years, the state has issued what are known as solar renewable energy certificates, credits homeowners and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resource-Rich Countries in Africa 'Addicts in Need of Rehab'Resource rich African countries are addicts that are in need of rehabilitation
Resource-Rich Countries in Africa 'Addicts in Need of Rehab'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Resource rich African countries are addicts that are in need of rehabilitation now that the good days are over, according to former Zimbabwe finance minister Tendai Biti. It appears ironic that resource poor countries like Rwanda, Kenya and Ethiopia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group to Petition EFCC Over U.S.$260 Million Usan Oilfield ContractsA group, which identified itself as Nigerian Content Front (NCF) has threatened
Group to Petition EFCC Over U.S.$260 Million Usan Oilfield Contracts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
A group, which identified itself as Nigerian Content Front (NCF) has threatened to drag the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the Economic and Financial... Read more
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Alaska Public
Miller Energy reaches $5M settlement with federal regulators Miller Energy Resources has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations th
Miller Energy reaches $5M settlement with federal regulators
Alaska Public / Posted 11 hours ago
Miller Energy Resources has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations that it inflated the value of its Alaska oil and gas properties by more than $400 million. The Peninsula Clarion... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Theriault to Run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to Run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
The Gadsden Times / Posted 17 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
The Daily Comet / Posted 17 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
What to know about this year's Daytona SpeedweeksDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - This year's action-packed auto racing schedule known as S
What to know about this year's Daytona Speedweeks
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 17 hours ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - This year's action-packed auto racing schedule known as Speedweeks, will feature seven races from four different racing series, which will rev up to the 58th Daytona 500. The adrenaline-pumped week begins Feb. 13 and runs... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Theriault to Run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to Run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I
Theriault to run Third BKR Truck at Daytona
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
"I'm really excited and can't wait to get back to Daytona," Theriault said. "I can't thank Brad enough for this opportunity. I'm going there with the expectation to win and I'll do whatever it takes to get the checkered flag." Theriault will drive... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker treading carefully on Kinder Morgan pipeline project LOWELL -- For most of his time in the executive office, Gov. Charlie Baker ha
Baker treading carefully on Kinder Morgan pipeline project
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- For most of his time in the executive office, Gov. Charlie Baker has been relatively mum about Kinder Morgan's proposed natural-gas pipeline, preferring to speak instead about a... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydroBOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-sta
Mass. gov’s plan may spur import of Canadian hydro
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
BOSTON - Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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The Tyee
Why the Wild Descent of Oil Is Cause for ConcernThe signs of oil's madcap price collapse are everywhere. Global markets now be
Why the Wild Descent of Oil Is Cause for Concern
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
The signs of oil's madcap price collapse are everywhere. Global markets now behave like digital roller-coasters from China to Europe. Schlumberger, the largest oil field service firm, cut 10,000 jobs in 2016 and another 20,000 jobs last year. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Education - Challenges, Way ForwardBy Ebele Orakpo and Amaka Abayomi The sun will shine on those who are standing
Special Education - Challenges, Way Forward
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Ebele Orakpo and Amaka Abayomi The sun will shine on those who are standing before it shines on those who kneel under them. - Prof Chinua Achebe This famous quote from the late Professor Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, seems to be the... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Massive Solar Power Plant Opens In Abu DhabiThe 100-megawatt plant, called Shams 1, is a first step in a plan to make seven
Massive Solar Power Plant Opens In Abu Dhabi
Popular Science Australia / Posted yesterday
The 100-megawatt plant, called Shams 1, is a first step in a plan to make seven percent of Abu Dhabi's energy resources renewable, Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, head of the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, said during a news conference. Abu Dhabi is part of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in en
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) — Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
New England Could Import HydropowerTapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New
New England Could Import Hydropower
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandBOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energ
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Massachusetts hydropower plan could spur imports to New EnglandBOSTON >> Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-st
Massachusetts hydropower plan could spur imports to New England
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON >> Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New EnglandThe move is not without doubters, and the question of how to deliver Canadian h
Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
The move is not without doubters, and the question of how to deliver Canadian hydro on a large scale remains unanswered. Among several plans yet to secure final approval are the $1.4 billion Northern Pass project, designed to bring 1,090 megawatts of... Read more
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The Times Leader
Natural gas customers see benefit of drillingAccording to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utic
Natural gas customers see benefit of drilling
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utica shale regions account for 85 percent of domestic natural gas production growth since January 2012. The rapid growth in states such as Ohio and West Virginia is now... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Natural Gas Customers See Benefit of DrillingAccording to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utic
Natural Gas Customers See Benefit of Drilling
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utica shale regions account for 85 percent of domestic natural gas production growth since January 2012. The rapid growth in states such as Ohio and West Virginia is now... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Public recordsThe following couples recently picked up marriage licenses from the Washington
Public records
The Marietta Times / Posted 3 days ago
The following couples recently picked up marriage licenses from the Washington County Courthouse: Jack L. Offenberger, 71, of Belpre, and Carol A. Clark, 74, of Piqua; Jan. 29. Aaron M. Pole, 26, of Vincent, and Halle K. Richards, 22, of Vincent;... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Florida Power & Light Company's new manatee observatory and education facility opens its doors to the publicRIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2016 -- Florida Power & Light Company today announ
Florida Power & Light Company's new manatee observatory and education facility opens its doors to the public
The Auto Channel / Posted 3 days ago
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5, 2016 -- Florida Power & Light Company today announced that Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center™ will open its doors tomorrow, Feb. 6, 2016, �to visitors eager to see and learn about manatees, the environment and... Read more
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The Hill
Electric vehicle policy support is surging; now we must build the infrastructureOn the heels of several successful transportation and clean energy policies in
Electric vehicle policy support is surging; now we must build the infrastructure
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
On the heels of several successful transportation and clean energy policies in the U.S., the recent Paris Climate Accord upped the global ante for support of electric vehicles (EVs). In parallel to the sweeping accord, the International Zero Emission... Read more
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Fortune
Dear Biopharma Bros, Stop Treating Women Like ‘Chattel’“We can’t believe it’s 2016 and we have to spend our time writing this letter.”
Dear Biopharma Bros, Stop Treating Women Like ‘Chattel’
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
“We can’t believe it’s 2016 and we have to spend our time writing this letter.” So begins an open letter to the biopharmaceutical industry and its investors, written by Karen Bernstein, co-founder and chairman of industry news site BioCentury... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines delayed after the federal government brings in additional guidelines for pipeline appr
Trans Mountain and Energy East pipelines delayed
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
after the federal government brings in additional guidelines for pipeline approval. On Jan. 27, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced five... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
SMUD cancels Iowa Hill hydroelectric project in El Dorado CountyThe Sacramento Municipal Utility District has canceled plans to build a $1.45 b
SMUD cancels Iowa Hill hydroelectric project in El Dorado County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has canceled plans to build a $1.45 billion hydroelectric project at Iowa Hill in El Dorado County, citing high costs and the potential to obtain power more economically from other sources. SMUD’s board of... Read more
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MedCity News
LifeSci Advisors apologizes formally for J.P. Morgan cocktail model incidentThis comes on the heels of an open letter, signed by some 230 top industry play
LifeSci Advisors apologizes formally for J.P. Morgan cocktail model incident
MedCity News / Posted 3 days ago
This comes on the heels of an open letter, signed by some 230 top industry players and published in BioCentury. Those signing included a number of venture capitalists, pharmaceutical executives and media stakeholders. “This isn’t the first time... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Napims Allegedly Approved U.S.$260 Million Contracts Illegally for Exxonmobil's Usan FieldPresident Muhammadu Buhari's determination to sanitise the Nigerian National Pe
How Napims Allegedly Approved U.S.$260 Million Contracts Illegally for Exxonmobil's Usan Field
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari's determination to sanitise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) faces a major test case following a $260 million contract scandal that rocks the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), a... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Gas rates to decline YOUNGSTOWN Effective Feb. 15, Dominion East Ohio’s Standard Choice Offer/Sta
Gas rates to decline
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Effective Feb. 15, Dominion East Ohio’s Standard Choice Offer/Standard Service Offer rates will be $2.209 per thousand cubic feet (mcf). The revised rates are 18.3 cents/mcf, or 7.7 percent, lower than the January... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is a pompous fool over the Energy East projectIt’s not often we find ourselves in agreement with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi,
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is a pompous fool over the Energy East project
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
It’s not often we find ourselves in agreement with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, but when he’s right, he’s right: Montreal’s mayor Denis Coderre is a pompous fool over the Energy East project. On Thursday, Coderre announced he would oppose... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie: You Decide 2016Chris Chrristie joined the presidential race in June 2015. Current position: N
Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie: You Decide 2016
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
Chris Chrristie joined the presidential race in June 2015. Current position: New Jersey Governor Career: New Jersey Governor 2010-present, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey 2002-2008. Hometown: Newark, New Jersey Family: Married to Pat... Read more
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The Age
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricityHydro Tasmania's Gordon Dam - when Lake Gordon was full. Photo: Peter Mathew A
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricity
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Hydro Tasmania's Gordon Dam - when Lake Gordon was full. Photo: Peter Mathew A record dry spring and the failure of the main power link to the mainland have forced Tasmania to turn to expensive gas and even diesel generators to meet electricity... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Middle East as America's New VietnamWell, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “
The Middle East as America's New Vietnam
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
Well, there is no Facebook ‘like’ on NC, but thank you for putting this out. “He was impregnably armored by his good intentions and his ignorance.” – Graham Greene, The Quiet American We never seem to learn that before we start meddling in places... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
What I Would Say To Donald TrumpIf I were to speak with Donald Trump, GOP candidate and front runner for presid
What I Would Say To Donald Trump
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
If I were to speak with Donald Trump, GOP candidate and front runner for president, here is what I would tell him. I am, have always been, and forever shall be, an FDR Democrat. I was born a few months into FDR's first term in 1933 and grew up... Read more
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Balita
Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline February 3, 2016 12:15 pm ATHENS, Feb. 3 — Athens attaches great importance
Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:15 pm ATHENS, Feb. 3 — Athens attaches great importance to the so-called South European Pipeline project as it is an additional alternative route to... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Combined sugar and carbon tax could reduce UK emissions by 19 million tonnes By combining a sugar tax on soft drinks with a food-based carbon tax, the UK
Combined sugar and carbon tax could reduce UK emissions by 19 million tonnes
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
By combining a sugar tax on soft drinks with a food-based carbon tax, the UK could raise £3.6bn in revenue; reduce carbon emissions by 19 million tonnes annually and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricityTasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of th
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricity
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
Tasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of the state's power supplies after an extended dry spell and the failure of the main power link to the mainland has made things worse. A record dry spring and the failure of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricityTasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of th
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricity
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Tasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of the state's power supplies after an extended dry spell and the failure of the main power link to the mainland has made things worse. A record dry spring and the failure of... Read more
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The Courier
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricityTasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of th
Rainfall drop, cable failure leave Tasmania scrambling for electricity
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Tasmania's reservoirs have only enough water to supply four months' worth of the state's power supplies after an extended dry spell and the failure of the main power link to the mainland has made things worse. A record dry spring and the failure of... Read more
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The Washington Times
RANDALL LUTHI: Unearthing an all-of-the-above energy approachLast month in his final State of the Union Address, President Obama abandoned h
RANDALL LUTHI: Unearthing an all-of-the-above energy approach
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
Last month in his final State of the Union Address, President Obama abandoned his belief in an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy policy — one that blends the use of emerging and established energy resources for the American people and the... Read more
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Business Insider
The new Y Combinator: Inside the world's hottest startup factory as it tries to scale from 200 to 2,000 companies a yearAfter 10 years of teaching startups to find product-market fit then grow like c
The new Y Combinator: Inside the world's hottest startup factory as it tries to scale from 200 to 2,000 companies a year
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
After 10 years of teaching startups to find product-market fit then grow like crazy, Y Combinator is finally following its own playbook. When the famous Silicon Valley accelerator began 2015, it was just that: a prestigious three month program known... Read more
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