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Foxes guarding the henhouse

The emerging Trump administration/cabal is taking shape, and it’s not looking good for the environment and climate change. What is emerging, for the most part, is a group of rich people in tune with the “president-elect’s” version of business intrusion, anti-regulation and crony capitalism. 360 more words

Environment

Shaping budding hopes of the future: ECCA Camp in Rupandehi and Kapilvastu

Every positive change starts from meaningful approaches to people with capacity to create the change.

Relating to Solar Powered Irrigation Program, ECCA camp was held each in Lumbini, Rupandehi and Patariya, Kapilvastu from November 22 to December 1, 2016.   173 more words

Nepal

Venezuela and Trinidad sign energy agreements

CARACAS, Venezuela – The governments of Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago signed energy development agreements Monday in Caracas. The Caribbean based bilateral agreements come days after Venezuela celebrated the Organization of Oil Producing Countries (OPEC) deal resulting in a production cut of 32.5 million barrels of oil a day. 112 more words

Government

Edmonton's Blatchford to include 'passive' houses with small heaters

Edmonton is staring at a scaled-back $19-million loan to achieve its green targets in the new Blatchford neighbourhood, and will let some homes disconnect from the heating grid. 295 more words

Local News

German Nuclear Fusion Reactor Passes Major Test

In December of 2015, the Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany successfully activated one of the worlds largest nuclear fusion reactors, the Wendelstein 7-X (W 7-X) Stellerator, for the first time. 842 more words

Science

SaskWind calls it quits after frustrations about new Chinook power station

There is no wind left in the sails of a local group that spent the last four and a half years trying to expand wind energy in Saskatchewan. 432 more words

Local News

Mike Holmes: Solar power is a smart investment for the long term

My son, Mike Jr., recently renovated his bungalow into a two-storey family home. Early in the construction, he decided to add solar panels to the roof. 816 more words

Homes