Celebrate Good Work Around the World on Earth Day: By Anita Neville Meet three remarkable people… | @netimpact

Celebrate Good Work Around the World on Earth Day: By Anita Neville Meet three remarkable people… | @netimpact

netimpact.org 21 Apr '15, 1am

Meet three remarkable people putting sustainability into practice around the world. Earth Day turns 45 this year. What started as a national teach-in in the United States has became an internationally recognized moment to reflect on the state of the planet and to highlight environmental issues, from tackling oil spills and industrial pollution to protecting wild spaces. This Earth Day will no doubt see rallies, events, and new reports. Most likely each of these will share a common theme of doom and gloom – bad news sells, after all. But bad news doesn’t motivate action. Studies show that people feel disempowered and discouraged when faced ...

2015 Chevy Volt: Big Clearance Sale Before New 2016 Model Includes $249 Lease: Before a new model...

greencarreports.com 21 Apr '15, 11am
2015 Chevy Volt: Big Clearance Sale Before New 2016 Model Includes $249 Lease: Before a new model of car can g...

By Stephen Edelstein 319 views Apr 21, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 Chevrolet Volt Enlarge Photo Before a new mo...

Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong

grist.org 20 Apr '15, 10am
Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong

This piece started out as a confident prescription for California’s drought ills. But when I began writing, I kept coming across things that ...

Five numbers that will define the U.S. solar industry in 2015 and 2016:

greentechmedia.com 20 Apr '15, 1pm
Five numbers that will define the U.S. solar industry in 2015 and 2016:

Closing out last week's Solar Summit Conference in Phoenix, Senior Solar Analyst Cory Honeyman shared GTM Research's outlook on the U.S. sola...

The Stats and the Stories: 5 years since the BP oil spill

350.org 20 Apr '15, 7pm
The Stats and the Stories: 5 years since the BP oil spill

When the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded 5 years ago, I anxiously watched day in and day out as the oil slick seemed to never stop. The Gu...

Energy

So after quitting @ALEC_states, @amazon has joined @ACORE:

So after quitting @ALEC_states, @amazon has joined @ACORE:

acore.org 20 Apr '15, 5pm

It used to be that organizations each built their own data centers and managed their own equipment. In order to ensure that organizations had...

China Adds Equivalent of France's Entire Solar Capacity in Three Months

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Apr '15, 2pm

BEIJING -- China’s solar installations in the first quarter were almost equal to France’s entire supply of power from the sun. China connecte...

100,000 solar systems for off-grid homes in Ghana

pv-tech.org 21 Apr '15, 7am

Azuri's Quad system, 100,000 of which are to be installed across Ghana. Image: Azuri Technologies. Pay-as-you go solar systems are to be inst...

Transportation

Review of #EV #battery pack costs suggests economies of scale may push cost toward $200/kWh

greencarcongress.com 20 Apr '15, 8am
Review of #EV #battery pack costs suggests economies of scale may push cost toward $200/kWh

Systematic review of EV battery pack costs suggests economies of scale may push cost toward US$200/kWh without further cell chemistry improve...

Fashion

Paul McCartney Wants 'Brutal' Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off - Ecorazzi #fur #furfree

ecorazzi.com 21 Apr '15, 2am
Paul McCartney Wants 'Brutal' Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off - Ecorazzi #fur #furfree

“Their videos of the bloody seal slaughter provide the only vital evidence to demonstrate year after year that these seals are dying a horrib...

Renewable Energy = 98% of New Electricity Generation Capacity in February (US)

cleantechnica.com 20 Apr '15, 3pm

A year or so ago, I read that when it came to solar, all the low hanging fruit had been harve...

On the internet, illegal trade in endangered wildlife thrives -- Ted Williams...

e360.yale.edu 20 Apr '15, 12pm
On the internet, illegal trade in endangered wildlife thrives -- Ted Williams reports for @YaleE360:

On the Internet, Illegal Trade In Endangered Wildlife Thrives On eBay and elsewhere on the In...

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