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Green energy has a plethora of failures

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By Will Wade on 8/15/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg Markets) –It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. The annals of green energy are filled with people who devised “brilliant solutions” to vexing problems, delivering more power for less money, making things cleaner, easier, and better. Some became rich and famous in the Read More

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas

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PLYMOUTH, England (Reuters) – With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change. German Skipper Boris Herrmann and Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg attend a news conference Read More

Wakey wakey, rise and shine! Black hole begins flashing, scientists baffled

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A supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way just woke up and is flashing 75 times brighter than ever observed, after being quiet for more than 20 years, baffling astronomers. Sagittarius A*, a supermassive blackhole that weighs about 4 million solar masses, is normally low key with minimal fluctuation in brightness. Recently, Read More

‘Closer to greatness’: India’s rover mission Chandrayaan-2 leaves Earth’s orbit, heading to Moon

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Indian rover-carrying spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 successfully maneuvered its way out of Earth’s orbit and is now heading for the Moon, where it is scheduled to land next month. Launched into space last month, the mission consists of an orbiter, lander, and a small rover. After circling the Earth for 22 days, the spacecraft left the planet’s Read More

Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results and Declares a Quarterly Dividend

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TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE.PR.A) (the “Corporation” or “Capstone”) today reports and filed its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. The Corporation’s second quarter 2019 Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) and unaudited interim consolidated financial statements are available at www.capstoneinfrastructure.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Capstone’s Read More

Greenbacker Acquires 9.27 MW of Solar Energy Projects from BNRG Renewables Ltd.

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New York, NY, Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“the Company”) announced today that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it purchased the rights to a 9.27 megawatt (MW) portfolio of three solar projects (the “OR Solar Portfolio”) from a subsidiary of BNRG Renewables Ltd. (“BNRG”). BNRG was advised by the principals Read More

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet

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LONDON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit. FILE PHOTO: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in Read More

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement

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FILE PHOTO: New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at a news conference to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit in partnership with at least 10 U.S. state attorneys general to stop a proposed $26 billion merger of mobile carriers Sprint and T-Mobile in New York, U.S., June 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar WASHINGTON Read More