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The United Steelworkers union and Sierra Club joined forces on an international trade and infrastructure plan they hope will become central to the Democratic platform.
Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.
Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians should vote “yes” on an initiative this November that would legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana.
Earlier this week, Heineken cut the ribbon for what the brewing giant says is the world’s first “major zero-carbon brewery.”
When we think of “sustainability” at a high level, the usual suspects are communities and companies based in cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Brooklyn. As we glean information both from conventional news sites and blogs focusing on environmental ...
Conflict between labor unions and the French government accelerated last week when workers at refineries walked off their jobs, followed by nuclear power plant employees. The strikes come two weeks before France is set to host one of the world’s most popular global soccer tournaments, the Euro 2016.
Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.
From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and wind power. That four days without the use of coal or natural gas is a global record.
The Gates Foundation sold over 6 million shares of BP stock last year, valued at more than $187 million. It's a victory for the fossil fuels divestment movement, but will more institutional investors follow suit?
Donald Trump's views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean-energy companies should be worried about a potential Trump presidency.
Food giant Mars Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for at least the next 10 years.
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.