February 2013

Livestock Production is More Wasteful, New Report Says

February 28, 2013

Ever since the UN released the Livestock: The Long Shadow report in 2006, the impact that animal food production has on the planet’s climate has become a staple of any conversation related to the environment. The report estimated that animal farming accounts for around 18 percent of all emissions, due to several factors involved, from […]

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Food Gives Us Energy, But It Takes a Lot of Energy to Produce It

February 26, 2013

In a world where billions of people go hungry every day, the very idea that a good chunk of our global food production goes to waste sounds outrageous. But this is what happens. The problem is so serious that it has prompted the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to […]

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SolarCity and Honda Team Up on Solar Financing Enterprise

February 21, 2013

Solar energy company SolarCity and automaker Honda have joined forces to increase access to solar power for their customers. The partnership establishes an investment fund to finance $65 million in solar projects to assist Honda and Acura (Honda’s luxury division) customers with the initial cost of solar power installation. Millions of Honda and Acura customers […]

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Spain Sees Record Wind Power Generation in January

February 13, 2013

The winds of change are blowing strong in Spain. According to the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), in January the country produced more than six terawatts of wind power, according to data released by grid operator Red Electrica de Espana. Related Posts:WindMade Launches #ShowYouCare CampaignWinds of Innovation at MLB StadiumWind Power Blowing Stronger in Central […]

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IKEA Installs More Solar Power in Florida

February 6, 2013

IKEA has expanded its solar power portfolio with the installation of a new system at its South Florida store in the city of Sunrise. The installation also marks the 35th completed solar project for the company in the U.S., with four installations at four more locations now in progress. Related Posts:IKEA Starts Selling Solar Panels […]

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