There's an old saying in the biofuels industry: "You can make anything from lignin except money." But now, a new study may pave the way to challenging that adage. The study from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory...Show More Summary
Last night I visited the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta with my Democratic National Committee delegation. The 1960s demand for "first class citizenship" echoes through the years as our call to justice today. Unfortunately...Show More Summary
South-South trade in renewable energy; A trade flow analysis of selected environmental goods June 2014 (United Nations Environment Programme) Executive Summary This study analyses trends and opportunities for trade among developing countries (i.e. Show More Summary
Monday night saw renewed clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri with two people shot and at least 31 arrested. The police blamed the disharmony on a "tiny minority of lawbreakers" whom they claimed fired on them and had Molotov cocktails.
VCU Massey Cancer Center was awarded a $4.4 million, 5-year, renewable grant from the National Cancer Institute to support a statewide network for cancer clinical research in Virginia that brings state-of-the-art clinical trials to patients...Show More Summary
While currently the focus is on constitutional reform, a new video renews calls for treaty with First Nations, writes Amy McQuire.
Over the past two weeks, two events have consumed the national news: the authorization of renewed American strikes in Iraq, and the heavily militarized police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed teenager. The two events, a domestic story about municipal law enforcement in a St. Show More Summary
One of the largest multiple listing services in the nation, Midwest Real Estate Data LLC, has signed a multiyear renewal agreement with dynaConnections Corp. for its highly rated connectMLS platform. MRED has nearly 40,000 subscribers. The Lisle, Illinois based MLS...
This week the Fuels America coalition launched a new digital campaign, targeting the Koch brothers and others who would benefit from a reduced or eliminated Renewable Fuels Standard The campaign is running ads in DC and national publications like the Hill, Politico, the New York Times, the New Republic, and mobile ads. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, National Action Network (NAN) and I renewed our commitment towards seeking justice for Eric Garner, the father of six who died after NYPD officers placed him in an illegal chokehold according to videotape capturing the horrific incident. Show More Summary
Originally Published in the ECOreport Germany’s renewables did it again, a new record! According to the Fraunhofer institute, renewable energy produced about 81 TWh, or 31% of the nation’s electricity during the first half of 2014. Solar production is up 28%, wind 19% and biomass 7% over last year. Show More Summary
As the 2016 presidential election approaches, I feel uninspired by the Republican candidates who appear most likely to be pursuing the nation's highest office. With Democrats having at least one candidate who will likely be able to unite...Show More Summary
Sam Baker has a long piece in National Journal about a looming Obamacare problem that could hit a lot of people who renew their coverage later this year. Here's the short version: federal subsidies are calculated based on a "benchmark" plan, and this means that low-income taxpayers can buy the benchmark plan at pretty low cost. Show More Summary
Originally published on RenewEconomy One of the main arguments proffered by the owners of Australia’s fossil fuel generation fleet against the renewable energy target has been the massive over-capacity on the country’s main National Electricity Market. Show More Summary
The reported disappearance of Air Algerie-operated flight AH5017 en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has led to renewed interest in one troubled nation that the plane may have been flying over before it disappeared: Mali. Read full article >>
With America's attention, diverted for the past week to events in the middle east and Ukraine, once again returning to domestic issues, Obama is coming under renewed pressure to address the immigration issues that has gripped the southern states as this will certainly be a hot topic issue during the midterm elections. Show More Summary
National Review Online editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez praised an organization that practices discredited "ex-gay" therapy techniques, urging gay men and lesbians to choose the path of "conversion and renewal." In a July 22 review...Show More Summary
Coming off back-to-back losses to end the 2013 season, the Ohio State football team is looking for a fresh start, a renewed focus and another run at a national title. That starts in less than two weeks when the team officially reports...Show More Summary
Integrating Solar PV in Utility System Operations Mills, et al, October 2013, (Argonne National Laboratory, Berkeley Lab, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation...Show More Summary
RNE has an article on water free solar power panel cleaning in the desert - Saudi solar robot cleans desert PV panels – water free. A United Arab Emirates company spun out of the nation’s renewed focus on renewable energy has come up with a simple solar panel cleaner designed to clean every panel in its coverage area each day. Show More Summary