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Solar Energy's Popularity Increases As Rooftop Panels Get Less Expensive 26.11.2014 NPR: Morning Edition
The price of solar power has dropped so dramatically in recent years, that in some places, it's now competitive with the cost of power generated by coal, oil and natural gas. For more, David Greene talks to Eric Wesoff, editor-in-chief of "Greentech Media," a trade journal covering alternative technology.
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Blu-ray discs can boost solar energy supply 26.11.2014 New Kerala: Technology
New York, Nov 26 : Regarded as one of the best ways to store high-definition movies and television shows because of their high-density data storage capacity, Blu-ray discs have also shown to improve the performance of solar cells, says a new research.
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NRG’s business ideas on carbon reduction 26.11.2014 Seattle Times: Opinion
Syndicated columnist Joe Nocera writes about David Crane, chief executive of NRG Energy, who has ambitious goals to reducing his company’s carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2030 and 90 percent by 2050.
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U.S. raises protection to firms in India, IPR issues 26.11.2014 Hindu: International
Both countries to explore enhanced market access to farm products
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China could become world's largest renewable energy market by 2030, says report 25.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Beijing, Nov 25 : The International Renewable Energy Agency has said that China has the potential to become the world's largest renewable energy market by 2030 provided it succeeds in doubling the ratio of renewable sources like solar and wind energy.
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#Rosettawatch: homing in on Philae's resting spot 25.11.2014 New Scientist: Health
Its on-going mission, to explore the strange new comet, to seek out new plumes of dust and gas, spewing from the warming surface of ...
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Clean Line's wind-power superhighway approved in Illinois 25.11.2014 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 500-mile transmission line designed to move wind power from Iowa to Grundy County, Ill. can move forward, Illinois regulators decided ...
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#Rosettawatch: homing in on Philae's resting spot 25.11.2014 New Scientist: Opinion
Its on-going mission, to explore the strange new comet, to seek out new plumes of dust and gas, spewing from the warming surface of ...
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Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need? 25.11.2014 Guardian: Science

Many people just refuse to accept the facts that surround them, even if we saw 100 more years of it plain and apparent

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Moms demand cleaner air 25.11.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – A group of Colorado moms today gathered at the state Capitol to say they have a lot to be thankful for, including new air-quality methane regulations enacted under Gov. John Hickenlooper.But the speakers at the pre-Thanksgiving news conference said more should be done on the federal level, including carbon-pollution...
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NASA mission to study magnetic fields in universe 25.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Nov 25 : The US space agency plans to launch an ambitious Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission in March next year to deploy four identical spacecraft from a single rocket to study magnetic reconnection in the universe.
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Clean energy groups join N.D.-Minn. energy appeal 25.11.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
The two-year legal battle over a Minnesota energy law’s effect on coal-burning utilities in North Dakota is attracting wider attention.
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Creating solar, wind power now nearly as cheap as other energy 24.11.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
In some markets, renewable power sources such as wind and solar are now cheaper than coal or natural gas.
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Jacqui Lambie resigns from Palmer United party – politics live 24.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Senator has quit the Palmer United party after Clive Palmer accused her of being a plant to wreck his fledgling party. Follow the day’s events in Canberra live

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World bank to focus future investment on clean energy 24.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim

The World Bank will invest heavily in clean energy and only fund coal projects in “circumstances of extreme need” because climate change will undermine efforts to eliminate extreme poverty, says its president Jim Yong Kim.

Talking ahead of a UN climate summit in Peru next month, Kim said he was alarmed by World Bank-commissioned research from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, which said that as a result of past greenhouse gas emissions the world is condemned to unprecedented weather events.

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Fort Drum now powered by wood as part of military-wide goal of boosting renewable energy 23.11.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Climate change is not just about science – it’s about the future we want to create 23.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Climate scientist Chris Rapley and his co-author of the acclaimed play 2071 explain why the 2015 Paris climate summit cannot be allowed to fail – for all our sakes • Six steps world leaders must agree to take to protect Earth Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth summit in Rio in 1992 with the objective to “stabilise greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system”. The discussions in Paris in 2015 will be informed by the latest climate science. In our play 2071 , which recently completed its inaugural run at the Royal Court theatre in London, directed by Katie Mitchell, we explore the science, its implications and the options before us. A key aim is to leave the audience better placed to participate in the public ...
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Ex-Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg heads to Senate with long-term goals 22.11.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The first surprise on a tour of Bob Hertzberg's new house in Van Nuys is the ice cream parlor, with the former state Assembly speaker's nickname on a neon sign: "Huggy's Soda Fountain."
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Indian helping to light up Gambia 22.11.2014 New Kerala: World News
By Francis Kokutse, Banjul (Gambia), Nov 22 : Like many Indians who are proving to be philanthropists around Africa, Ram Mohan has set up a social business called Comafrique Intelizon Initiative and has embarked on the replacement of candles in villages in the Gambia with solar lights from India.
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Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling 22.11.2014 AP National
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects....
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