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Clean Energy Tied to National Security, Official Says - Department of Defense

Clean Energy Tied to National Security, Official Says - Department of Defense | Energy for Toromorrow | Scoop.it
Clean Energy Tied to National Security, Official Says
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 – The changing U.S. and international energy pictures have a profound effect on security, a senior Pentagon official said here yesterday.
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random fact of hte day: ARPA-E was inspired from from DARPA (which stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)). 

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Spain's Wind Farms Break Energy Record - NPR

Spain's Wind Farms Break Energy Record - NPR | Energy for Toromorrow | Scoop.it
Spain's Wind Farms Break Energy Record
NPR
... time, electricity production from Spanish wind mills topped that of nuclear, coal and solar.
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Tipping point for wind? This is an amazing progress. It'd be interesting to see how the downside of wind is handled with the local community. (noise, environmental issues). 

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IKEA: Sustainability and Profitability Two Ends of the Same Stick - Forbes

IKEA: Sustainability and Profitability Two Ends of the Same Stick - Forbes | Energy for Toromorrow | Scoop.it
IKEA: Sustainability and Profitability Two Ends of the Same Stick
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Is IKEA's newly minted sustainability strategy working?
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A sustainable company needs to take the initiative to ENGAGE its employees.  A lot of the business choices are simple, but it's a matter of choosing the more difficult path, and bringing all employees onto the same page. 

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