User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Businesses
1 new since May 24 2018 21:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 48,764    
Minnesota's renewable energy revolution 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week on Climate Cast, we assess the state of Minnesota's renewable energy economy, infrastructure, and the potential for accelerated growth.
Also found in: [+]
What’s on MPR News? 5/24/18 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
Also found in: [+]
Southern California suppliers learn to adjust to slowdown in satellite orders 23.5.2018 LA Times: Business

SpaceX on Tuesday blasted six small commercial satellites to low-Earth orbit. It was the company’s 10th launch this year — but the payload itself may be a sign of what’s to come.

Like many companies, Iridium Communications Inc. has been developing a constellation of satellites. Those smaller satellites...

Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA? 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA?
Also found in: [+]
The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
Also found in: [+]
America doesn't have enough truckers, and it's starting to cause prices of about everything to rise 22.5.2018 Washington Post
America doesn't have enough truckers, and it's starting to cause prices of about everything to rise
Also found in: [+]
Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed 21.5.2018 Washington Post
Two sons of Rev. Moon have split from his church — and their followers are armed
Also found in: [+]
The Energy 202: Trump talks a lot about coal. But his administration just named 35 'critical minerals' 21.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Trump administration is trying to ease the way for more mining of all forms.
Also found in: [+]
Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When Chinese battery maker BYD Ltd. approached Southern California officials in 2008 touting ambitious plans to build electric cars, local politicians jumped at the promise of thousands of jobs and cleaner air.  

In the nine years since, agencies have awarded BYD grants, subsidies and public contracts...

Also found in: [+]
Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord, a prominent American economist said Friday.
Also found in: [+]
Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom' 19.5.2018 LA Times: Business

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now that same work fetches about $175.

“It’s apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to the bottom,” said Trench, a Rhode Island entrepreneur who has been operating remote-controlled...

Also found in: [+]
Boom in giant batteries hits another roadblock: Cities' fear of fire 19.5.2018 LA Times: Business

The new era of big batteries has already drawn scrutiny after fiery electric-car crashes across America and Europe. Now, U.S. city planners are worried about the same risk of hard-to-control blazes as these power-storage units make their way into basements and onto rooftops.

“You can have these...

Also found in: [+]
The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt came closer than ever to admitting mistakes. Democrats say it's not enough. 17.5.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Scott Pruitt came closer than ever to admitting mistakes. Democrats say it's not enough.
Also found in: [+]
The Rebuilding of Syria 17.5.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
As the war in Syria winds down the daunting task of resettling refugees and internally displaced people and rebuilding the country faces tremendous obstacles, reports Jeff Klein. By Jeff Klein Special to Consortium News During visits to Syria in 2016 and 2018, the devastation…Read more →
What a trade deal with China should focus on 16.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
What a trade deal with China should focus on
Also found in: [+]
MPs criticise government clean energy policies 16.5.2018 BBC: Business
Two parliamentary committees say ill-thought out policies have driven down clean energy investment.
Also found in: [+]
The Energy 202: Older and younger GOP voters don't agree on climate change 15.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
That could mean different policies for future Republican leaders.
Also found in: [+]
Can science settle the dispute over wild rice? Babbitt native says yes, by imitating nature 15.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Could an affordable alternative to expensive water treatment systems help mining companies, state regulators, environmentalists and tribes settle their differences?
Also found in: [+]
California hospital giant Sutter Health faces heavy backlash on prices 15.5.2018 LA Times: Business

Cooking dinner one night in March, Mark Frizzell sliced his pinkie finger while peeling a butternut squash and couldn’t stop the bleeding.

The 51-year-old businessman headed to the emergency room at Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Sutter charged $1,555 for the...

Also found in: [+]
Californians aren't going to take the gutting of their environmental laws lying down 15.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: That Californians would allow President Trump and Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to give children asthma and kill seniors with environmental cancers by forcing the state to relax its emissions requirements on new vehicles is absurd. (“Auto executives got more...

Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 48,764