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5 Energy Trends That Will Impact Your Business In 2013 – Forbes

Link: 5 Energy Trends That Will Impact Your Business In 2013 – Forbes Commercial Buildings Going Green. More buildings, manufacturing plants and office complexes in the U.S. are going “green,” or at least heading that way. December 25, 2012 at 12:37PM

Guns in America and the Limits of Shame : The New Yorker

Link: Guns in America and the Limits of Shame : The New Yorker When will we Americans realize that our society is an unacceptably violent one, that this is how the rest of the world sees us, and that much of that violence is associated

Get Ready, Utilities: Solar Is Coming | ThinkProgress

Link: Get Ready, Utilities: Solar Is Coming | ThinkProgress Solar will become so affordable in the next 5-10 years that as many as 38 million homes and businesses will elect to produce their own power more cheaply from unsubsidized solar rather than buy it from

What the world will be like in 2030 | SmartPlanet *made me think

Link: What the world will be like in 2030 | SmartPlanet *made me think The world’s population will continue to grow, reaching 8.3 billion by 2030 (up from 7.1 billion in 2012). Nations will become older and more urban. All these factors will combine to

Why Tesla is like Amazon and Elon Musk like Jeff Bezos

Link: Why Tesla is like Amazon and Elon Musk like Jeff Bezos Right now a half a dozen Supercharger stations are sprinkled throughout California. By next year, if all goes well, Tesla drivers will be able to motor cross country from Tampa to Toronto, New

Newspapers versus Google: Taxing times | The Economist

Link: Newspapers versus Google: Taxing times | The Economist Google can hardly be blamed for the recession, declining readership, and slumping advertising revenue. Online advertising has not offset the decline of print ads in newspapers. In 2011 newspaper advertising globally amounted to $76 billion, down

Scientific American’s list of 10 ideas about to change the world

Link: Scientific American’s list of 10 ideas about to change the world The Sustainability Consortium, a group of 10 universities, non-profits and 80 international companies including Walmart and Coca-Cola, are creating an index that includes every step of the supply chain. The group has already