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The average homeowner in Australia uses approximately 18 kWh of electricity per day. Homeowners in Australia and New Zealand are rapidly moving to this greener means of electricity production. Costs of installing a residential solar power have dropped while capabilities have increased. Rising charges for electricity provided by power companies ... keep reading
“I originally became involved in the poverty issue not as a policy-maker, scholar or researcher,” says Muhammad Yunus, “But because poverty was all around me, and I could not turn away from it.” Yunus is an economist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and author of Banker to the Poor. As founder ... keep reading
BP is fighting to rein in settlement awards related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster, which killed 11 workers and caused the worst offshore oil spill in US history. The UK oil company has for months been seeking ways to restrain settlement claims, arguing its financial recovery is in peril ... keep reading
Electricity shortage is a hot issue in almost every area of Pakistan.Because of the shortage of electricity people are suffering in all areas of business. Industry struggles and the economy had been destroyed while everyday life is hard and troubled. Currently, the total power generation capacity in Pakistan is ... keep reading
Years after the boom in PV project development, the current status of the European solar industry is forcing many developers to realize the importance of liquidity management. This new challenge is not due to technical or project-related risks; obstacles which the sector has mastered through experience gained in the realization ... keep reading
An innovative G20 interpretation of the rules of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may be required to finance global environmental public goods, according to a new commentary by Barry Carin, a senior fellow at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), which is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international ... keep reading
It seems that personal finance issues are in the news a great deal at the moment. With unemployment still at relatively high levels and the cost of living always going up, people are searching more and more for ways to live their lives more economically. Indeed, with a more 'make ... keep reading
Scottish Ministers have approved the installation of the world's largest wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis in Scotland.Once completed, the 40MW wave farm will have the capacity to power nearly 30,000 homes. Wave energy firm Aquamarine will be able to begin installing oyster wave energy ... keep reading
Earlier this month, Australia’s Big Four banks copped a serve over their support of the coal and gas extraction industries, focusing attention on the ways large banks' investment decisions can put the future of the Great Barrier Reef at risk. A study conducted by Friends of the Earth-affiliate Market ... keep reading
Written by Melissa Bos & Bob Pressey/The Conversation last month, about Coal & Oil, Economics, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) will assemble leading members of the climate science and finance communities June 3-4, 2013 in Washington DC to explore climate information needs for financial decision-making. AMS will present the workshop in partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). The event is supported, in ... keep reading
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