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Tag: solar power

California set to require solar on most new homes

If approved, the mandate would apply to all houses, condos and apartment buildings up to three stories tall that obtain building permits after Jan. 1, 2020.

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

Senate tax bill could be ‘devastating’ to wind and solar power

Tax credits have fueled the renewable energy industry's boom, but the Senate tax bill "undermine[s] our capacity to use renewable energy tax credits, which have value only if they can be monetized."

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

US solar industry sees phenomenal growth

The American solar industry is projected to triple cumulative capacity over the next five years.

Germany blazes past US, setting new record for renewable energy production

Germany is the champion among industrialized economies in going green. 

World’s biggest coal company closes 37 mines as solar prices plummet

India's energy market is undergoing a rapid transformation as it moves away from fossil fuels.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe receives $1 million investment to transition away...

"We are grateful and honored to accept the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a grant from the Wallace Global Fund that will help us continue our resistance against the pipeline and transition to clean energy technologies like wind and solar."

Coal is in a death spiral as India cancels new plants...

The renewable energy sector in India already accounts for 60,000 jobs, and will add a similar number by 2022.

First utility-scale project on tribal lands to power 100,000 homes

The key is making sure there is a welcoming policy environment for continued growth of large scale solar, with triggers that can help distributed solar take pressure off the grid.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer

With thousands of cases being brought against Monsanto, the company's infamous weed-killer, RoundUp, is to blame by many cancer sufferers.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a lot different from...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

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