Posts tagged ‘science’

Credit union flap may reveal Goldman Sachs is bullying community banks



Credit union flap may reveal Goldman Sachs is bullying community banks (via Raw Story )

When it was announced recently that Goldman Sachs had withdrawn its sponsorship of the small community bank at which Occupy Wall Street had set up an account for its donations, it appeared to be merely a petty act of vindictiveness. According to investigative reporter Greg Palast, however, the motivations…

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U.S. Air Force Gets Solar Power from SolarCity, Continues Clean Energy Push By Tina Casey



U.S. Air Force Gets Solar Power from SolarCity, Continues Clean Energy Push (via Clean Technica)

When the Department of Defense privatized military housing back in the 1990′s, little did it know that those homes would become the platform for the largest residential solar project in American history. Well, they did. Last November, the solar installer SolarCity announced that it would build about…

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Solar-Powered Housing for U.S. Military, from SolarCity & U.S. Bancorp



Solar-Powered Housing for U.S. Military, from SolarCity & U.S. Bancorp (via Clean Technica)

  Andrew and Susan have covered SolarStrong a few times in that past six months. SolarStrong is SolarCity’s initiative to put affordable solar panels on existing privatized military housing across the U.S. within the next five years. SolarStrong could have doubled U.S. residential solar power installations…

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Not Dead Yet: BoA-Merrill Lynch Steps Up, Revives Billion-Dollar SolarCity SolarStrong Project



Not Dead Yet: BoA-Merrill Lynch Steps Up, Revives Billion-Dollar SolarCity SolarStrong Project (via Clean Technica)

Some heartening news broke yesterday, at least if you’re a fan or supporter of clean energy and solar power. SolarCity and BoA-Merrill Lynch announced that they have agreed to terms on financing SolarStrong, a billion-plus dollar SolarCity project – the largest in US history – that could double…

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Solar Crowdfunding Is Here — Solar Mosaic Launches New Solar Crowdfunding Site



Solar Crowdfunding Is Here — Solar Mosaic Launches New Solar Crowdfunding Site (via Clean Technica)

  Crowdfunding is all the rage. Clean energy, especially solar, is about as popular as anything. Naturally, clean energy + crowdfunding = a win. We’ve written about a few clean energy crowdfunding opportunities and organizations over the past year or so (see the last section of this article), but…

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Obama vows climate push for ‘future generations’



Obama vows climate push for 'future generations' (via AFP)

President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed a new push for action on climate change, saying the United States had a duty to come together to curb emissions in the wake of megastorm Sandy. In his first news conference since his decisive re-election on November 6, Obama said he planned a "conversation…

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