Frances Beinecke: Clinton’s Bold Clean Energy Plan Is Within Reach

Clinton's leadership on clean energy and climate action stands in stark contrast to the entire field of GOP presidential candidates. Only two Republican hopefuls acknowledge the science of climate change. [Read more...]



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Peter Getty: Farms of the Future: Forget Sun and Soil, It’s All About LED

For centuries, farmers have been dependent on weather, short growing seasons, fluctuating supply and demand cycles, and a host of environmental factors that make the farming business one of luck as much as agricultural acumen. [Read more...]



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Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Nations climate-change summit later this year in Paris. [Read more...]



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Bob Keefe: American Businesses — Small to Huge — Act on Climate

Big businesses know climate change is threatening their companies -- and all of us. On Monday, 13 major companies, from General Motors to Microsoft to Coca-Cola, announced they were doing something about it. [Read more...]



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Energy Storage and Geothermal Markets Look To Team Up in the Hunt for Lithium

In today's fast-paced tech environment, no one can make a splash quite like Elon Musk. So when he decided to enter the energy storage game in 2014, he did it with gusto. Musk is now in the process of building what he coined a "gigafactory," which is a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Nevada. Of course, the plant is being built at such an efficient pace that its ahead of schedule and is now set to start production in 2016. [Read more...]



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Cristóbal Joshua Alex: Latinos Are Making the Call for Climate Action. Now Leaders Should Listen.

Latinos don't need to be told that climate change is a problem that needs addressing. For many of us, environmental issues aren't abstract or far-off problems; they are realities that have severe impacts on our families and communities each and every day. [Read more...]



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Javier Sierra: Great News for Latinos: 200 Closed Coal-Burning Plants in the U.S.

Climate change constitutes a planetary emergency that we all must confront. And the retirement of these coal plants feels like 200 breaths of fresh air.

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Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integrated grounding and bonding, fire classification and mechanical loading. [Read more...]



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SkyPower Inks $2.2 Billion Deal for Massive Solar Power Plant in Kenya

Kenya’s Energy Ministry and SkyPower Global Ltd. will sign a $2.2 billion agreement on Sunday that paves the way for the Canadian company to develop a 1-gigawatt solar project in East Africa’s biggest economy. [Read more...]



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Tree Cheers For Australia!

Australia has 22 million reasons to celebrate after planting more than 1.3 million trees at this year's National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day, bringing the total number to over 22 million trees planted by more than 3.5 million participants since our campaign began in 1996.



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