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September 30, 2014 Pension Funds Feel Heat on Climate Change Issue
Public CEO - îCalSTRSî announced in response to a UN climate summit in New York last week that its investments in âclean energy and technology,â now valued at $1.4 billion, will be increased to $3.7...
September 29, 2014 Solar in Texas: It's Really Happening this Time (Really)Source: The Green Energy Collective
Texas, despite having a close relationship with the sun and its heat (2011 gave us 100 days over 100 degrees and no rain), we have yet to realize our potential for solar energy development, the highest potential of any state in...
September 29, 2014 Rosneft and ExxonMobil strike oil in Arctic wellSource: ft.com
Russia's top crude oil producer Rosneft confirmed on Saturday that it has made an oil discovery with ExxonMobil at their controversial joint well in the Arctic.
September 29, 2014 If you wait for a water crisis, it's too lateSource: AZ Central
Political titans helped give Arizona gloating rights when it comes to water. But unless we nurture a new, more grassroots generation of water buffaloes, tomorrow's Arizona will be a thirstier place.
September 29, 2014 Solar panel shortage looms even as manufacturers invest in production
FORTUNE - This year as much as 52 gigawatts is expected to be hooked up and another 61 gigawatts in 2015, according to estimates by Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî. That is compared with about 70 gigawatts of...
Source: Washington Post
Most of the country’s leaders, from President Obama down, have touted gas as a “clean” fuel. This is handy, because technological advances in hydraulic fracturing of shale rock, or fracking, have produced an abundance of gas.
September 29, 2014 Water scarcity concerns grow from use of frackingSource: Des Moines Register
With all the recent news about the use of new technological innovations in hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, you’d think that methods have been introduced to use less water for fracking.
September 29, 2014 Profit From Global Warming Even If You Don't Believe In ItSource: Forbes
I’m not taking a stand about whether global warming is occurring, or whether human activity is causing it. Rather, I’m approaching the topic with a quote attributed to Trotsky in the back of my mind: “You might not be interested...
September 29, 2014 Molson Coors outlines plans to help environment
Burton Mail - This comes only days after the firm was praised for its work to help the environment by maintaining its place on the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî Index for the third consecutive year. The index recognises...
September 26, 2014 China’s water crisis - Grand new canalsSource: The Economist
SOON the centrepiece of one of China’s most spectacular engineering projects will be completed, with the opening of sluicegates into a canal stretching over 1,200km (750 miles) from the Yangzi river north to the capital, Beijing....
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