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SiliconIndia
5 Startups that Aims to Deliver a Cleantech IndiaBENGALURU: With the advent of technology, today environmental issues can be add
5 Startups that Aims to Deliver a Cleantech India
SiliconIndia / Posted 3 hours ago
BENGALURU: With the advent of technology, today environmental issues can be addressed at a large level. A major trend in this industry is clean technology or cleantech, which includes recycling, renewable energy such as wind power, solar power,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Don MacIntyre: Where is Alberta’s electricity system heading?The NDP government is launching a massive experiment with our electricity grid
Don MacIntyre: Where is Alberta’s electricity system heading?
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
The NDP government is launching a massive experiment with our electricity grid that will result in higher bills as a result of the $3-billion carbon tax. We have seen the damage these types of bad policies have brought to other Canadian... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Hillary Clinton visits the Palmetto State as primaries nearNews 12 @ 11 o'clock / Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 DENMARK, S.C. (WRDW) -- A big cro
Hillary Clinton visits the Palmetto State as primaries near
News 12 Augusta / Posted 4 hours ago
News 12 @ 11 o'clock / Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 DENMARK, S.C. (WRDW) -- A big crowd in a small town as people packed a room in Denmark, South Carolina to hear Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "Here's what I want you to know I am not a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Editorial: Despite court ruling, Texas should redouble clean energy policiesThe last thing the world needed was for climate change opponents to contrive an
Editorial: Despite court ruling, Texas should redouble clean energy policies
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 hours ago
The last thing the world needed was for climate change opponents to contrive another reason to slow-walk serious efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Unfortunately, the U.S. Supreme Court last week gift wrapped a new excuse. By an extraordinary 5-4... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
New York’s subway offers first green bond saleTax breaks, not the environment, are usually the first thing that comes to mind
New York’s subway offers first green bond sale
Finance and Commerce / Posted 12 hours ago
Tax breaks, not the environment, are usually the first thing that comes to mind for buyers of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority bonds. The busiest U.S. mass transit agency, which carries 8.5 million people on a given weekday, wants to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Report: Utilities to exceed renewable energy production standardPower producers met their targets primarily by building wind farms. After five
Report: Utilities to exceed renewable energy production standard
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 12 hours ago
Power producers met their targets primarily by building wind farms. After five years and millions of dollars of investments, Michigan’s utilities have exceeded the 10 percent renewable energy production goal under the state’s 2008 landmark energy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
European Union Backs Liberia in Delivering Key Public ServicesMonrovia — The European Union (EU) has signed two Financing Agreements with the
European Union Backs Liberia in Delivering Key Public Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Monrovia — The European Union (EU) has signed two Financing Agreements with the Government of Liberia for projects totaling almost US$64 million in the key sectors of electricity and institutional capacity in aid management. The EU has also confirmed... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
45 Megawatt Sandstone Solar Facility Is Online In FlorenceThe new Sandstone Solar facility will provide enough power for more than 8,000
45 Megawatt Sandstone Solar Facility Is Online In Florence
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 14 hours ago
The new Sandstone Solar facility will provide enough power for more than 8,000 homes. FLORENCE -- More than 180,000 solar panels soak up the midday sun. Alfalfa once grew here not far from the Gila River. Now the Florence solar facility represents... Read more
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The Atlantic
Did the Supreme Court Doom the Paris Climate Change Deal?On Tuesday, the Supreme Court did something without precedent. It temporarily s
Did the Supreme Court Doom the Paris Climate Change Deal?
The Atlantic / Posted 14 hours ago
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court did something without precedent. It temporarily stopped the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, a set of electricity-industry regulations that serve as the centerpiece of the White House’s climate-change... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Chronicle EndorsementsHere are the Chronicle editorial board's endorsements for the March 1 party pri
Chronicle Endorsements
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 14 hours ago
Here are the Chronicle editorial board's endorsements for the March 1 party primaries. We endorse only in contested races. See more info at austinchronicle.com/elections. State/National President/Vice President: Bernie Sanders The Chronicle is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
North American energy ministers sign agreement to share clean energy dataCanada, the United States and Mexico have agreed to share data and maps as they
North American energy ministers sign agreement to share clean energy data
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
Canada, the United States and Mexico have agreed to share data and maps as they work towards green energy security for North America. Canadian Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says the three countries can’t risk being left out in the cold by... Read more
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MLive.com
Switch spending $400M on first phase of Steelcase pyramid overhaulGAINES TOWNSHIP, MI – After six years of dormancy, the former Steelcase pyramid
Switch spending $400M on first phase of Steelcase pyramid overhaul
MLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
GAINES TOWNSHIP, MI – After six years of dormancy, the former Steelcase pyramid is once again busy as its new owner, Switch, begins a $400 million buildout of its SuperNap Michigan Data Center. More than 70 workers from 25 West Michigan companies... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
TVA to abandon new reactor design at BellefonteThe Tennessee Valley Authority is giving on a nearly decade-old plan to pursue
TVA to abandon new reactor design at Bellefonte
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
The Tennessee Valley Authority is giving on a nearly decade-old plan to pursue the next generation of major nuclear reactors at one of its nuclear sites in Alabama. TVA said today it will ttell regulators it is giving up its plans to build a pair of... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Republic Services plans new office, jobs in FishersThe 4 biggest sources of workplace stressThe 4 biggest sources of workplace str
Republic Services plans new office, jobs in Fishers
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 15 hours ago
The 4 biggest sources of workplace stressThe 4 biggest sources of workplace stress In January, CareerCast.com surveyed 834 site visitors about the most stressful parts of their jobs. Here's what they said. In January, CareerCast.com surveyed 834... Read more
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Island Packet
The 5 items atop Bluffton leaders’ priority listAfter hours of discussion Wednesday, Bluffton government, business and civic le
The 5 items atop Bluffton leaders’ priority list
Island Packet / Posted 16 hours ago
After hours of discussion Wednesday, Bluffton government, business and civic leaders whittled down a list of key issues to focus on in the coming year. These priorities will help guide town council strategy and policy decisions. Economic... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE and India working together to finalise the terms of an agreement on strategic crude oil storageIndia imports nearly 80% of its crude oil and is constructing vast underground
UAE and India working together to finalise the terms of an agreement on strategic crude oil storage
Gulf News / Posted 16 hours ago
India imports nearly 80% of its crude oil and is constructing vast underground storages in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka states Mumbai: The UAE and India are working together to finalise the terms of an agreement on strategic crude oil storage in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Telangana becomes 16th state to join UDAYNew Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 12 : Telangana has agreed to join UDAY, the central go
Telangana becomes 16th state to join UDAY
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 12 : Telangana has agreed to join UDAY, the central government's electricity distribution utility financial turnaround scheme, becoming the 16th state to do so. This was announced by Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Windfarm gets approval UpdatedCLEARVIEW TWP. - Shock waves are rippling through the region following news tha
Windfarm gets approval Updated
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
CLEARVIEW TWP. - Shock waves are rippling through the region following news that the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has given the green light to allow the construction of eight 137-metre (450 ft) wind turbines east of... Read more
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Gazette
Solar farm in Tytherington taken over as part of £61.7 million dealA SOLAR farm in Tytherington has been taken over as part of a deal valued at £6
Solar farm in Tytherington taken over as part of £61.7 million deal
Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
A SOLAR farm in Tytherington has been taken over as part of a deal valued at £61.7 million. The Tower Hill solar farm is one of three sites that have been acquired in a share purchase agreement by NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd, along with two others... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
If Zuma Cast Himself As a Climate Emergency President and Statesman, This Is What He Would SayPost the Cold War and in the age of high finance, the performance of narrow rep
If Zuma Cast Himself As a Climate Emergency President and Statesman, This Is What He Would Say
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Post the Cold War and in the age of high finance, the performance of narrow representative democratic politics has spawned three types of presidential politics What it will take for Zuma the statesman to emerge Zuma can be a statesman if he... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Despite protest wind farm gets the green lightCLEARVIEW TWP. - The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has giv
Despite protest wind farm gets the green light
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
CLEARVIEW TWP. - The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has given the green light to allow the construction of eight 137 metres (450 ft) wind turbines east of Stayner one day before proponent wpd Canada was to take the government to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
White House statement on National MonumentsPresident Obama is designating three new National Monuments in the California d
White House statement on National Monuments
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
President Obama is designating three new National Monuments in the California desert today. They are the Mojave Trails National Monument, Sand to Snow National Monument, and Castle Mountains National Monument. The designation is designed to... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Peanut show offers one-stop shopping for producersDOTHAN, Ala. (AP) � The land farmed by Jimmy Helms and his sons outside of Sloc
Peanut show offers one-stop shopping for producers
The Gadsden Times / Posted 17 hours ago
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) � The land farmed by Jimmy Helms and his sons outside of Slocomb has seen well over a century of harvests since Helms' great-grandfather started farming there in 1893. Helms' son Loren said commodity prices have been similar for... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Despite protest wind farm gets the green lightCLEARVIEW TWP. - The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has giv
Despite protest wind farm gets the green light
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 17 hours ago
CLEARVIEW TWP. - The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has given the green light to allow the construction of eight 137 metres (450 ft) wind turbines east of Stayner one day before proponent wpd Canada was to take the government to... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Possible Power Source To Replace DrakeTo join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Face
Possible Power Source To Replace Drake
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 17 hours ago
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! Colorado Springs Utilities is looking for a new power source to replace Unit 5, a coal-fired source, at the Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Checking Zuma's #SoNA2016 - how much did he get right?Africa Check fact checked the claims he made on health, energy, finance and wat
Checking Zuma's #SoNA2016 - how much did he get right?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Africa Check fact checked the claims he made on health, energy, finance and water. Claim: “We are proud of our Top 10 ranking in the World Economic Forum competitiveness report with respect to financial services.” However, the ranking is not based... Read more
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PhysOrg
Constructing energy efficient schools for the futureThe EU SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE project has devised innovative solutions and design
Constructing energy efficient schools for the future
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
The EU SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE project has devised innovative solutions and designs that will allow for the creation of a new generation of highly energy efficient school buildings. The project aimed to create, demonstrate and publicise the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Greenpeace bemoan Zuma’s SONA addressCape Town - Greenpeace Africa has expressed dismay that President Jacob Zuma di
Greenpeace bemoan Zuma’s SONA address
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
Cape Town - Greenpeace Africa has expressed dismay that President Jacob Zuma did not provide sustainable solutions to important environmental matters that threaten South Africa’s resources, when he delivered his State of The Nation Address (SONA)... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Did Zuma get his #SONA2016 facts straight?South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation addr
Did Zuma get his #SONA2016 facts straight?
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 hours ago
South African President Jacob Zuma delivered his ninth State of the Nation address on 11 February. Africa Check verified the statements of fact he made Finance South Africa was ranked 6th out of 144 countries for the “availability of financial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
URC nets P4.8BGOKONGWEI-led Universal Robina Corp. grew its net profit in the quarter ending
URC nets P4.8B
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
GOKONGWEI-led Universal Robina Corp. grew its net profit in the quarter ending December 2015 by 47.3 percent year-on-year to P4.79 billion as higher sales of branded food were complemented by the sugar, renewable energy and feeds businesses. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Social enterprise project to tackle fuel poverty in IndiaLoughborough University engineering experts have developed a simple prototype w
Social enterprise project to tackle fuel poverty in India
PhysOrg / Posted 19 hours ago
Loughborough University engineering experts have developed a simple prototype wooden press to make biomass briquettes - and help empower disadvantaged women in India. Loughborough University engineering experts are helping to improve lives in India... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Relevant Is Germany's 'Energiewende' for Namibia?Since I arrived in Namibia last year, I have been told on many occasions that e
How Relevant Is Germany's 'Energiewende' for Namibia?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Since I arrived in Namibia last year, I have been told on many occasions that energy supply is one of the greatest challenges for Namibia's future economic and social development. Energy consumption could soon reach almost 900 MW of which only... Read more
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Red Herring
Tech to Play Key Role in Armenia’s ‘Potemkin Village’ — Red HerringStepanakert, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, is nestled among the green hills
Tech to Play Key Role in Armenia’s ‘Potemkin Village’ — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 19 hours ago
Stepanakert, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, is nestled among the green hills and mountains of the southern Caucasus. It is home to around 50,000 people, its main streets are wide and clean-slabbed and there are plenty of agreeable hotels for the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Do voters want the dream or the details?In most debates, from intercollegiate to presidential, there are two types of d
Do voters want the dream or the details?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 19 hours ago
In most debates, from intercollegiate to presidential, there are two types of debaters. The first type is better at the micro-debate. That person excels at the line-by-line. They answer every single independent argument brought up and clarify their... Read more
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iol.co.za
Political experts slate #SONA2016Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) failed to
Political experts slate #SONA2016
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) failed to touch the nation and was by no means a game-changing speech that dealt in detail with major concerns like energy problems, say political analysts and academics. Some... Read more
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PhysOrg
Dressing the power lines to bring more renewables into citiesA higher volume of electricity delivered to the grid requires adaptation of exi
Dressing the power lines to bring more renewables into cities
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
A higher volume of electricity delivered to the grid requires adaptation of existing transmission lines and improvement of the system's security. To this end, innovative materials and geometries of components are being designed and tested To date,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Market demands driving Xcel changes Mesa County’s largest electricity provider is in the midst of a rate case fil
Market demands driving Xcel changes
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
Mesa County’s largest electricity provider is in the midst of a rate case filing with the state Public Utilities Commission that seeks to give customers more control over their energy use. The filing is just one... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Reuben Sarkar Deputy Assistant Secretary For Transportation At US Department Of Energy To Give Green Truck Summit Keynote AddressSarkar to discuss vehicle efficiency and productivity on March 1 in Indianapoli
Reuben Sarkar Deputy Assistant Secretary For Transportation At US Department Of Energy To Give Green Truck Summit Keynote Address
PollutionOnline / Posted 21 hours ago
Sarkar to discuss vehicle efficiency and productivity on March 1 in Indianapolis Farmington Hills, MI /PRNewswire/ - Reuben Sarkar, deputy assistant secretary for transportation at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will serve as keynote speaker... Read more
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Times of Malta
Malta still doing poorly on renewable energyMalta still has one of the lowest percentages of energy usage from renewable so
Malta still doing poorly on renewable energy
Times of Malta / Posted 21 hours ago
Malta still has one of the lowest percentages of energy usage from renewable sources in the European Union, according to statistics published by Eurostat yesterday. In 2014, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Renewable energy sector faces acute manpower shortage in IndiaNEW DELHI: One of the biggest challenges for the India's booming renewable ener
Renewable energy sector faces acute manpower shortage in India
The Economic Times / Posted 21 hours ago
NEW DELHI: One of the biggest challenges for the India's booming renewable energy industry is getting skilled manpower, says a new report that has urged the government to set up training institutes in every likely solar hub. "Unavailability of... Read more
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Contractor UK
Why the sharing economy is a win-win for contractorsWork, rest and ‘pay.’ No, it’s not a commonly-used phrase misspelt; it’s actual
Why the sharing economy is a win-win for contractors
Contractor UK / Posted 22 hours ago
Work, rest and ‘pay.’ No, it’s not a commonly-used phrase misspelt; it’s actually three major things in your life as a person who works for themselves that can now be achieved via a single platform -- the sharing economy, writes Andrew Chamberlain,... Read more
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Quartz
The latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of sunken turbines in Scotland's wild seasThe latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of huge, sunken turbines i
The latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of sunken turbines in Scotland's wild seas
Quartz / Posted 22 hours ago
The latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of huge, sunken turbines in Scotland’s wild seas - Quartz sea changeThe latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of huge, sunken turbines in Scotland’s wild seas Take a map of Great... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canada, U.S. and Mexico to collaborate on green energyCanada, the United States and Mexico will sign a trilateral agreement Friday th
Canada, U.S. and Mexico to collaborate on green energy
CBC.ca / Posted 22 hours ago
Canada, the United States and Mexico will sign a trilateral agreement Friday that could mark the start of discussions on the first North American accord on climate change and clean energy. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, U.S. Secretary of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Firm Gets Sh110 Million Loan From Govt Agency for ExpansionA Thika-based renewable energy firm has acquired a Sh110 million loan from a go
Energy Firm Gets Sh110 Million Loan From Govt Agency for Expansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
A Thika-based renewable energy firm has acquired a Sh110 million loan from a government investment agency for its expansion. Global Supply Solutions, which deals with manufacture of charcoal briquettes from pineapple plant waste, is upbeat that the... Read more
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Canberra Times
The challenges of ethical investingInvest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment ap
The challenges of ethical investing
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Invest no evil: There is a lot to consider when taking an ethical investment approach. Photo: Gabriele Charotte Ethical investing is only for the naive, right? With the carbon tax dead and the renewable energy target for the chop, Australia’s... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities insteadWhile some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Mich
Ignore the problems – look for the opportunities instead
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
While some investors may feel all at sea, there's no need to panic. Photo: Michael Rayner There's much to worry about right now, including a China crash, a property market bubble, a Eurozone bust up and the possibility of a local recession. This... Read more
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Calcutta News
India, UAE sign nine agreements, to boost ties further New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine agreements were exchanged between India and
India, UAE sign nine agreements, to boost ties further
Calcutta News / Posted 23 hours ago
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine agreements were exchanged between India and the UAE, including on cyber security and infrastructure investment, as the two sides agreed to further boost... Read more
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Business Insider
We depend on this nutrient to survive — and it could leave us all without foodBut when did you last worry about phosphorus? It’s not as well-known as the ot
We depend on this nutrient to survive — and it could leave us all without food
Business Insider / Posted 23 hours ago
But when did you last worry about phosphorus? It’s not as well-known as the other issues, but phosphorus depletion is no less significant. After all, we could live without cars or unusual species, but if phosphorus ran out we’d have to live without... Read more
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Farming Life
Passionate renewable energy farming advocates awarded for achievementsSix farmers have been rewarded for their resourceful renewable energy installat
Passionate renewable energy farming advocates awarded for achievements
Farming Life / Posted 23 hours ago
Six farmers have been rewarded for their resourceful renewable energy installations, each winning a £500 cash prize at the inaugural Energy Now Awards 2016. With the recent tariff cuts the sector has seen, it’s easy to forget those passionate... Read more
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PollutionOnline
SunEdison Solar To Save California Water District More Than 95MBelmont, CA /PRNewswire/ - SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global ren
SunEdison Solar To Save California Water District More Than 95M
PollutionOnline / Posted 23 hours ago
Belmont, CA /PRNewswire/ - SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced it has signed a solar power purchase agreement with Stockton East Water District in Northern California. SunEdison plans... Read more
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