As subsidies wane, market forces drive the growth of renewables

July 16, 2018 by  
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Competitive bidding on new power installations is increasingly common worldwide. But along come risks, including the elimination of smaller green energy producers.

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Unilever’s Thomas Lingard: What we can learn from James Bond

July 16, 2018 by  
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Agent 007’s playbook might be useful when it comes to taking on the global nemesis called climate change.

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Albatross Designs shaves the world from plastic

March 16, 2016 by  
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32% of all plastic products created on Earth wind up somewhere they’re not supposed to be- mainly the oceans . Moreover, the amount of plastic waste continues to increase. In response to this, Berkeley based green design firm and sailing enthusiast Albatross Designs has recently launched their first product: Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic, a campaign to eliminate plastic from the shaving equation by convincing Americans to return to the classic double edged safety razor. Safety razors provide a closer, more smooth shave than plastic and cartridge ones, plus replacement blades are only 15 cents. The best part though, is the elimination of plastic from the act of shaving. Over 2 billion plastic razors are thrown out each year in the US alone, but Albatross is working to change this. Since some recycling centers have some catching up to do on accepting razor blades, Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic is also working to create its own system for accepting used blades. Read the rest of Albatross Designs shaves the world from plastic

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Windlicht by Roosegaarde reveals the true beauty of green energy

March 16, 2016 by  
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World Health Organization Calls BPA Legislation and Control "Premature"

December 10, 2010 by  
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Bisphenol A Is In Your Tomato Sauce TreeHugger was one of the earliest sites to raise concern about endocrine disrupting chemicals like Bisphenol A; we were loud in our support for the removal of polycarbonate bottles (an easy target as there are lots of alternatives) and for the elimination of BPA epoxies from tin cans . Treehugger was the first to note that BPA is used in the lids of home canning products , and recently covered the issue of

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