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Richard Kauffman: Clean Energy Markets: We’ve Got the Innovation and Deployment Cart and Horse Backwards

Richard Kauffman: Clean Energy Markets: We’ve Got the Innovation and Deployment Cart and Horse Backwards Energy.gov will be hosting a live video chat with Richard Kauffman this Thursday at 2:00 PM ET. China has become the world’s largest producer of solar modules. But did you know that these Chinese manufacturers are using technology breakthroughs developed …

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Offshore Wind Power Important to Future of Clean Energy Development

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Offshore wind power is paramount to the future of clean energy development as the potential is huge. In layman’s terms it is simply the construction of wind farms on the water which generate electricity from the wind. It can include the ocean as well as inland areas like lakes, fjords and sheltered coastal areas using …

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World Water Day 2011 March 22 2011 Water for Cities

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Today, March 22, 2011 is World Water Day 2011 (WWD), and the theme for this years celebration is “Water for Cities”. Out of all things in nature that we need, water is one of the most important and is a basic requirement for the life of each and every living thing on the planet, from …

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Report Part 1

Special Report: Child Labour and Sweatshops – Who Made YOUR Shirt? Part 1: Introduction Sweatshops, while an ugly scene, in the United States, is a tradition in many parts of the world. In fact, it was once commonplace in the United States. In the early 1800s, it is reported that one-third of America’s labour force …

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Citizens United Victory as Judge Rules Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

Citizens United Victory as Judge Yules Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

A U.S. judge ruled that the campaign finance law that had banned corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional, stating that a recent Supreme Court decision gives companies the same right to donate as individual citizens enjoy. The ruling, issued late Thursday by U.S. District Judge James Cacheris tossed out part of an …

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International Women’s Day 2011 When is it and What is it?

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As with every year, International Women’s Day 2011 (IWD) falls on March 8, 2011 for this year, and is celebrated on March 8 for every year. This is also a special celebration this year as it marks the 100th anniversary for the event, marking the centenary anniversary for the event. Each year, organizations, governments and …

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