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The Good Things Foundation – whose board I sit – and BT this week launched a new analysis which shows that there are 15.2 million people in the UK that are not making full use of the internet. 7.8 million are non-users and are not using the internet at all 7.4 million are limited users, […]
Owens Corning has reduced water use by 37% in 2016 from 2010 levels, exceeding its 2020 goals; the company also decreased particulate matter emissions by 23% from 2010, according to its just-released 2016 sustainability report. For a company of Owens Corning’s size – Owens Corning does about $6 billion in... Show More Summary
Shaping the Future of Solar Energy in Latin America; Solarplaza and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) convened over 150 international investors, project developers and solar energy experts from more than 30 countries 23...Show More Summary
Scottish bank invests in Kite’s novel technology for wind energy sector 23 June 2017 (Energy Business Review) “Kite Power Systems (KPS), a UK-based company developing a disruptive technology for the wind energy sector has secured a £2m...Show More Summary
Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China Norihiko Shirouzu and Paul Lienert w/Jake Spring, Marguerita Choy, Bernadette Baum, June 22, 2017 (Reuters) “…[Tesla’s exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government...Show More Summary
Leadership skills are essential for many professional positions, but when you're searching for a job, these intangible abilities can be difficult to show on a resume. Focusing on specific experience and solid, measurable results can convince employers that you have what it takes to lead a team. Show More Summary
Here is is the latest issue of the open-access journal Water, Volume 9, issue 6 (June 2017). If you cannot access the articles, visit the issue's homepage - click here. Special Issues. You'll note there are some 'Special Issues' in this issue, some with just one or a few papers...
This week's water book is: Indigenous Message on Water / Mensaje Indígena de Agua You can download a PDF here: Download Indigenous-message-on-water From the website: This multilingual anthology (English/Spanish/Native language/s) has gathered wisdom, thoughts, verses, short-stories, poems, and general reflections on the various local issues pertaining to Water, written by...
Your career search can leave you feeling uninspired and exhausted when the right opportunities are not coming your way. However, finding work you love is an attainable goal. Eliminate the dread you feel and jumpstart your efforts as a job seeker with these strategies. Show More Summary
Steven C. Allgeier, an environmental engineer and team leader in the Office of Water, USEPA in Cincinnati, OH, gave an excellent AWRA webinar today on the topic in the title line. There were 997 registrants for the webinar, a record for AWRA, no doubt enhanced by the sponsorship of Aquarius...
Although serial job changers often faced negative perceptions in the past, it's acceptable to be a job hopper in 2017. The desire to start with a company and stay with it for 20 years is not as common. In fact, according to a 2016 news...Show More Summary
For managers, the quest for a great company culture is a continuous endeavor. When you're looking to improve morale and build a better workplace, consider creating a volunteer program. Encouraging volunteerism among employees can have far-reaching effects that extend all the way to the bottom line. Show More Summary
The long-awaited filing window for certain Class C and D AM stations to apply for new FM translators will open at 12:01 a.m. EDT on July 26, 2017, and will close at 5:59 p.m. EDT (not at 11:59 p.m.) on August 2, 2017. A second window for eligible Class A and B AM stations (and...… Continue Reading
The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) has not even been born yet, but already major industry players want to change its basic character. CBRS, as its name implies, was conceived and approved by the FCC a couple of years ago as a broadband service for locally-focused businesses. The regulatory paradigm included both a large swathe...… Continue Reading