Why advanced energy is winning, despite federal odds (and oddities)

July 3, 2017 by  
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In a twist on the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, might observers have cared more about losing it than they did about signing it?

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US Bans BP From New Government Contracts After Gulf Coast Oil Spill

November 29, 2012 by  
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In the wake of the most recent $4.5 billion settlement and criminal charges , BP has now been suspended from all new government contracts within the United States. Citing a “lack of business integrity,” the Environmental Protection Agency handed down the decision this Wednesday. While the decision doesn’t impact current holdings by the company, BP will not be permitted to bid on new contracts until it can adequately prove that it has changed its practices to align with federal standards. Read the rest of US Bans BP From New Government Contracts After Gulf Coast Oil Spill Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BP , congress , deepwater horizon , environmental protection agency , epa , federal court , gulf of mexico , justice department , oil drilling , suspension , united states

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Campbell’s to stop using BPA in soup cans

March 7, 2012 by  
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The world's largest soupmaker says it will eventually stop using BPA — a controversial chemical — to line its cans. Advocates call the decision a big step for the canned-foods industry.

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Special Investigation Opened into Keystone XL – Decision Likely to be Delayed

November 8, 2011 by  
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The Inspector General of the U.S. State Department has opened an investigation into the handling of the permitting process for the tar sands pipeline. Commentators speculate that this could delay the decision until after 2012.

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The Shipping Container News: Lawsuits Threatened over Pop-Up Shopping Mall in Christchurch

November 8, 2011 by  
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Can the use of shipping containers to design a mall be considered intellectual property?

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Dr. Rajendra Pachauri on Pricing Carbon, the Himalaya Glacier Error, and GOP Climate Denial (Video Interview)

November 8, 2011 by  
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I sit down with Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the IPCC. He explained why we still need to price carbon, how we can overcome GOP climate denial, and clears the air on the Himalaya glacier controversy.

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Green Gift Guide: The DIY’er

November 8, 2011 by  
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Feed the DIY’er’s next project with pattern books, papercrafts, how-to tomes, downloadable designs, and more.

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Surprise! Grocery Store Honey is Not Actually Honey

November 8, 2011 by  
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That honey that lines the shelves of your local grocery store probably isn’t honey at all.

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In Parentables: Should the Government be Medicating my Kids? Chemist Mom Looks at the Fluoride Debate

August 9, 2011 by  
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Much to my surprise, in socialist cheese-eating Europe they rarely fluoridate water because it is considered a government intrusion on personal freedom of choice. Christine writes in Parentables: The debate is philosophical: does the government have any business forcing fluoride on citizens, especially when it is easier than ever to get fluoride by own’s own initiative? This argument does not depend on the health effects. In Europe, the decision to stop fluoridation was made not due to hazards, but due to the activism against th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Can Kids Thrive on a Vegetarian Diet?

December 18, 2010 by  
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Photo: woodleywonderworks It’s one thing for adults to make the decision to eat vegetarian but what if you’re making that decision for someone else?

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