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Myths And Facts About The Renewable Fuel Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it will delay its decision about the 2014 levels for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which requires oil refiners to blend renewable fuels into the nation's gasoline supply. Show More Summary

Cameron Joins NBCSN, McBride Leaving FOX, ESPN Renews Twellman Contract & FOX Announces WWC Draw Details

4 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

It’s been a busy week in the world of soccer broadcasting in the United States with several important announcements that will impact the viewing experience Stateside. Geoff Cameron Joins NBCSN U.S. Men’s National Team and Stoke CityShow More Summary

Renewal of analogue commercial radio licences (1)

The Digital Economy Act 2010 included new powers enabling Ofcom to renew the licences of national and local commercial FM and AM radio stations which were due to expire after 8 April 2010 for a period of seven years. The purpose of these powers was to give commercial radio further incentive to commit to the […]

Melbourne Leaders Take Charge On Renewable Energy Policy

Amidst national policies in Australia that seem to be growing ever further from reality, the City of Melbourne and several other local councils and businesses have made a stand to attempt to divest themselves from Victoria’s coal-fuelled energy grid. Show More Summary

Why RFA Loves Farm Broadcasters

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen loves coming to the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event each year, but not for the reason you might think. “It’s not just because you get to do 25-30 interviews in a day,” said Dinneen, pictured here with DeLoss Jahnke of WMBD/WIRL in Peoria. “It’s because you’re interacting with... Read More

South Africa’s New 96MW PV Plant is the Continent’s Largest Solar Power Facility

South Africa is a historically coal-hungry nation, producing around 225 million tonnes of the stuff each year. But just two years ago, government leaders pledged to invest an incredible $5.4 billion in renewable energy, and the products of that investment

Norway Unveils Landscape-Inspired Passports and ID Cards

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

Norwegians will soon have a wonderful reason to renew their passports. Just weeks after Norway's central bank revealed its new, abstract currency, the National Police Directorate (NPD) announced that Neue Design Studio has won a competition to reimagine the country's travel documents and identity cards.

G20 Governments are Spending $88B Each Year to Explore for New Fossil Fuels. Imagine if Those Subsidies Went to Renewable Energy?

Rich G20 nations are spending about $88 billion ( USD ) each year to find new coal, oil and gas reserves even though most reserves can never be developed if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new report. Generous...Show More Summary

$548 Billion In Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies “Rig The Game” Against Renewables

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath In the same week that a new study found that G20 nations, including Australia, were providing $US88 billion ($A102 billion) a year in subsidies just for fossil fuel exploration,...Show More Summary

Your own energy ‘island’? Microgrid could standardize small, self-sustaining electric grids

When Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Yan Xu talks about “islanding,” or isolating, from the grid, she’s discussing a fundamental benefit of microgrids—small systems powered by renewables and energy storage devices. Show More Summary

Showtime Renews Homeland and The Affair

The wacky adventures of bipolar CIA agent Carrie Mathison will continue to stretch the limits of believability as Showtime has ordered a fifth season of the national security drama Homeland. Also getting good news from the network was Homeland's Sunday night companion, The Affair, which was renewed for a second season. Read More > Other Links From Homeland The Affair

Group Fights KTTV License Renewal Over Use of Word ‘Redskins’

Three Native Americans have filed a petition with the FCC to protest the license renewal of Los Angeles FOX owned station KTTV over the use of the word Redskins. KTTV broadcasts the NFL’s National Football Conference. The WashingtonShow More Summary

UN report: Without action, climate change effects will be ‘irreversible’

The United Nations warned Sunday that the world must get most of its energy from renewable sources by 2050, or increase the likelihood of what it called “severe, pervasive and irreversible damage.” “Science has spoken, there is no ambiguity in their message,” said U.N. Show More Summary

'The Meredith Viera Show' Renewed for Season Two on NBC-Owned Stations

NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced today that the new nationally syndicated daytime program, “The Meredith Vieira Show”

Army, NREL partner on large-scale net zero energy pilot

You’ve read about net zero energy homes and buildings as well as net zero subdivisions and districts. Now the U.S. Army is getting in on the act via a partnership with DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to find out if net zero Army installations are a possibility. The Army and NREL are undertaking the pilot Continue reading ?

The energy myth that refuses to die: Why renewables are taking over in the developing world

Poor nations are embracing clean energy at twice the pace of rich ones, a new report finds

Renewables Advocate Caught Stretching Truth on Wind and Solar Energy

The revelation by National Grid that Britain’s energy margins are being squeezed to the limit has caused widespread discussion of energy policy, with renewables advocates scrabbling to assure the public that solar and wind power can meet the demand. Show More Summary

Wells Fargo Launches $10M Clean Tech Startup Fund

Wells Fargo has launched a $10 million environmental grant for clean technology startups. The Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, aims to foster the development of early stage clean technologies for commercial buildings. Show More Summary

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