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Climate Change Goes Primetime for National Geographic's First-Ever Earth Week

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For six consecutive nights this fall, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic devoted its primetime television slate to programming that addressed the topic of climate change. Between Sunday, October 30, and Friday, November 4, 2016, viewers followed Leonardo DiCaprio across five continents to explore the effects of climate change on our communities in Before the Flood; they journeyed to India with David Letterman to understand the country’s energy challenges in the season premiere of Years of Living Dangerously; and they joined dozens of National Geographi

Joining the North Carolina Solar Boom

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Today we’ve got Carolina on our minds.

Our solar team is pleased to announce that our first solar farm in the Tar Heel state — the MC-1 solar project in Williamston, North Carolina — is now online and operational.

The 6.5 Megawatt (MW) DC (5 MW AC) solar photovoltaic facility is providing clean, renewable energy for residents and businesses in North Carolina.

Mccrone: If Interest Rates Turn, Clean Energy Will Find it Tougher

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Originally posted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

By Angus McCrone
Chief Editor
Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The last time U.S. interest rates were on a sustained upward trend was just over 10 years ago, in summer 2006. George W Bush was president, ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira was at the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and no one had heard of Justin Bieber.

Donald Trump Could Slow Clean Energy’s Hard-Won Progress

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Originally posted on Huffington Post.

“A Trump presidency would probably not be the worst disaster, given that support is grandfathered in at the federal level,” said Jenny Chase, head of global solar analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

As Seen on The Guardian: What Will the Highway of the Future Look Like?

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Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has always been fascinated by public spaces. That’s why, as automakers dedicate more resources to the production of smarter, environmentally friendly vehicles, he’s on a related mission: to reimagine the roads on which those cars of the future will drive.

Achieving Zero in the Built Environment

From Healthier Homes to Energy Efficient Office Buildings
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Without a dramatic change in the way built environments are designed, constructed, and operated, the world has no chance of adequately addressing climate change...That is how the new September 2016 issue of GreenMoney begins, but it quickly moves to offering solutions from Healthier Homes to more Energy-Efficient Office Buildings. Here are the new articles and an insightful video from architect William McDonough.

The Smart Bet is on a Clean Energy Future

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by Doug Arent, Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis 

Power systems and the investment landscape are changing. Both at home and around the world, the ways that we produce and consume electricity and arrange fuel transportation are evolving.

Women Using Venture Capital to Change the World

The New Leaders in Silicon Valley
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by Nancy E. Pfund, founder and managing partner, DBL (Double Bottom Line) Partners and one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business 2016

Lancaster Choice Energy's Smart Choice Option Certified by Center for Resource Solutions' Green-e Energy Program

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that Lancaster Choice Energy (LCE)’s Smart Choice renewable power option is now certified by Green-e Energy – North America’s leading independent certification program for renewable energy. LCE’s Smart Choice program, powered by 100% wind power, offers LCE customers the ability to “opt-up” to 100% renewable energy.

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