- Toshiba’s nuclear flagship goes bust under $10 billion debt burdenNews that one of the world's biggest nuclear power constructors, Westinghouse, has filed for bankruptcy in with debts of over $10 billion has put the entire sector on notice and issued a dire warning to ... read more
- Toshiba’s nuclear flagship goes bust after $10 billion lossesNews that one of the world's biggest nuclear power constructors, Westinghouse, has filed for bankruptcy in with debts of over $10 billion has put the entire sector on notice and issued a dire warning to ... read more
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- Why Fair Trade Matters Even More in An Unequal WorldWe live in a time of massive, unprecedented trade: Goods, information and money all flow across borders almost seamlessly. Many prospered from this new era of trade, but has also resulted in damaging externalities which ... read more
- In Trump’s America, Your Privacy Is for Sale
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- Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity ReportUber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal its recruitment struggles are similar to many Silicon Valley companies. ... read more
- Toyota Makes A Bold Pitch For Hydrogen Fuel Cell MiraiThe new outdoor ad campaign for Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai combines the old-school billboard platform with a high-tech twist. ... read more
- Finally: Flint’s Lead-Tainted Water Pipes Will Be Replaced by 2020After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city's water crisis. But they didn't explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling ... read more
- As Feds Strip Internet Privacy Laws, States Enact Their OwnNew policies in Washington are prompting states to enact their own Internet privacy and consumer protection laws. ... read more
- Nike Jumps On Upcycling Bandwagon With New Shoe PackagingThe new shoeboxes will be made from 100 percent post-consumer waste, including milk and orange juice containers and coffee lids. ... read more
- Consumption: Still the Elephant in the Corporate BoardroomA new report from World Resources Institute addresses an issue that's challenging for any company with a sustainability commitment. ... read more
- Thousands of pollution deaths worldwide linked to western consumersWestern consumers who buy cheap imported toys, clothes and mobile phones are indirectly contributing to tens of thousands of pollution-related deaths in the countries where the goods are produced, according to a landmark study. ... read more
- “Irrational,” “Reckless,” “Irresponsible”: The EPA Just Accidentally Told the Truth About Trump’s Climate Plan
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- Norway’s climate secretary expects deepened UK energy ties post-BrexitEXCLUSIVE: The UK can play an "active role" in influencing Europe's climate policy post-Brexit, according to Norway's Climate and Environment Secretary, who believes the low-carbon energy relations between the two countries will be strengthened ... read more
- Tesvolt Pulls in Millions of Euros to Scale the World’s Longest-Lasting Lithium-Ion BatteryA German state-backed venture capital fund this week invested “several million euros” in Tesvolt, a startup that is claiming the world’s longest-lasting lithium-ion battery. IBG Risikokapitalfonds III, a Sachsen-Anhalt state fund managed by ... read more
- Media Matters Report Shows Stunning Lack of Climate Change Coverage on TV Networks in 2016
- El Salvador makes history as first nation to impose blanket ban on metal miningCampaigners celebrate victory for ‘water over gold’ after country unaninmously ushers through historic bill to end all forms of metal mining El Salvador has made history after becoming the first country in the world to ... read more
- The Case for California to Engage in Grid Markets Across the WestCalifornia could expand its grid markets to other states across the Western United States, and find a home for gigawatts of solar and wind power that might otherwise be lost to curtailment. But it’s ... read more
- The curious disappearance of climate change, from Brexit to Berlin | Andrew SimmsThe word climate does not appear once in the letter triggering the UK’s departure from Europe. But it’s not just in London that the issue seems to be slipping from the political stageThe word climate ... read more
- Good news for elephants: China’s legal ivory trade is ‘dying’ as prices fallElephant conservationists hopeful that demand for ivory in China is falling amid government clampdown on ivory sellers, but experts remain wary of poachingThe wholesale price of raw legal ivory has dropped by almost two thirds ... read more
- DOE Official Urges Staff Not to Talk About Climate to Avoid a ‘Visceral Reaction’ From Sec. Perry
- #IndexAwards2017: Maati Monjib and the cost of free speech in MoroccoA well-known academic who teaches African studies and political history at the University of Rabat since returning from exile, Maati Monjib co-founded Freedom Now, a coalition of Moroccan human rights defenders ... read more
- BMW and Volkswagen lead ‘next level’ automotive supply chain partnershipTen global automotive giants including BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Volkswagen (VW) have launched a new partnership to integrate a common approach to sustainability throughout the automotive supply chain. ... read more
- Mapping Media Freedom: Mass detention of journalists in Belarus on Freedom Day
- Daily Digest 3/30 – Traditionalism And Cultural Ecology, Your Private Browsing History For Sale"Traditionalism" through the Lens of Cultural Ecology 'Tickled plumb to death': These Trump voters love Obamacare and are glad it's survived Monster riot control vehicle can take over streets For sale: Your private browsing history ... read more
- Global Renewable Energy Capacity Increased 161 GW In Record 2016, Says IRENANew data published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency shows that global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts in 2016, a record year for new capacity additions and proof positive of the ... read more
- NREL Publishes Landmark Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Cost Breakdown
- SEIA Launches US Consumer Solar Education CampaignThe US Solar Energy Industries Association has launched a nationwide consumer education campaign in an effort to inform and protect solar consumers with the fundamentals of solar, while also further simplifying the process of choosing ... read more
- Sunrun Expands Into WisconsonThe United States' largest dedicated residential solar company announced this week that it is expanding its home solar service into the state of Wisconson, which represents the first time a national residential solar company is ... read more
- Texas Court Gives Exxon The Heave-HoAfter being sued by New York and Massachusetts for lying about the effects of fossil fuels on climate change, Exxon ran to a court in Texas thinking it would get a sympathetic hearing. It didn't. ... read more
- Yet Another Big Oil Company Quits Canadian Tar Sands Oil, Or NotConocoPhillips joins a growing list of energy companies winding down operations in Canadian tar sands oil fields...or not Yet Another Big Oil Company Quits Canadian Tar Sands Oil, Or Not was originally published on CleanTechnica. ... read more
- Keeping David MacKay’s ‘Sustainable Energy – without the hot air’ up-to-dateAs the anniversary of Sir David MacKay’s untimely death approaches, I think we should honour his memory by trying to update Sustainable Energy as a crowd-sourced project. I have made an initial attempt to suggest ... read more
- Thessaloniki Releases Greece’s First Citywide Resilience StrategyThe Resilience Strategy will enable the city of Thessaloniki to plan integrated solutions that look to guarantee the well-being of its citizens, and nurtures its human talent, while strengthening the city’s urban economy and respecting ... read more
- Ohio Employers Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Clean Energy Rollback BillAs the Ohio House of Representatives prepares to vote on HB 114, major businesses and investors representing more than 30,000 employees, call on lawmakers to vote against the bill, a proposal that they say would ... read more
- The International Energy Agency’s Double Game with Climate ChangeThe actual scenarios of the IEA are full of misleading figures and false assumptions. The International Energy Agency’s Double Game with Climate Change was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, ... read more
- Chile to Shore Up Capitals Climate-Change DefensesSource: VOA/Reuters - Reducing inequality, securing water supplies and strengthening disaster prevention is crucial to bolster Chile’s quake-prone capital against climate change and other hazards, Santiago’s authorities said. ... read more
- These scientists want to create red teams to challenge climate research. Congress is listeningSource: Washington Post - Prominent scientists operating outside the scientific consensus on climate change urged Congress on Wednesday to fund “red teams” to investigate “natural” causes of global warming and challenge the findings of the ... read more
- Dead Sea evidence of unprecedented drought is warning for futureSource: Guardian - A 30-metre layer of salt discovered beneath Dead Sea reveals drought worse than any in human history – and it could happen again ... read more
- Environmental groups file lawsuit over Trump climate actionsSource: AP - Environmental groups that vowed to fight President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming made good on their promise Wednesday, teaming up with an American Indian ... read more
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