Embedded within the economic and technological challenges apparent in the debate over climate change are much deeper cultural divides.
Are you up-to-date on what the current Congress is doing for (or to) businesses? Here's where three major issues stand.
It sounds crazy, but self-sufficient communities in the middle of the ocean could help relieve the pressures of a rapidly-growing global population.
World's largest public relations firm walks away from the gas and oil industry, including the $327 million American Petroleum Institute account.
In this powerful team-up, non-profit GRID Alternatives will use SunEd's cash and panel donations to get 4,000 low-income workers installing solar.
Top 3 things to know about the legislature
The Senate unanimously passed a bill on Thursday that would make March 22 “Tom McCall Day” each year and encourage schools to educate their students about Oregon's former governor, who helped pass Oregon's “bottle bill” and created its land-use ...
Wildlife advocates hopeful, but say more needs to be done to save African elephants from being poached to extinction
ERICKSON: Beer, jobs and cronyism
Macon Telegraph (blog)
Senate Bill 63 would create jobs and rectify some historic silliness in our laws. Craft beer ... It must manufacture its beer, bottle it, contract with a distributor, sell its beer exclusively to a distributor, and the distributor then sells to ...
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Teens break into home in Atascocita, steal electronics
CHANNEL 2 INVESTIGATOR BILL SPENCER IS LIVE IN ATASCOCITA WITH THE STORY YOU'LL SEE ONLY ON 2 TONIGHT. BILL? ... Meeks said one was standing outside drinking a bottle of Meeks' liquor, another was on his way out a back window, ...
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Ten things you may have missed Thursday from the world of business
Boston Globe (subscription)
The “Shankly Gates” at the team's stadium, a nod to the late manager Bill Shankly, are featured across the top, above the title of the team's anthem, “You'll Never Walk Alone. ... The bottle was conceived as a way to distinguish Coca-Cola from imitators.
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Dave Acosta: Get your sunscreen and bottled water--Festival season is coming
El Paso Times
Lineups are being announced and people are anticipating hot weather and long music-filled days and nights for the many festivals that are a day's road trip or cheap flight away. I'm not a huge fan of festivals personally. I prefer to pay the price to ...
Coffee shop gets aldermen's approval
Although Wrightsville Beach Mayor Bill Blair did not reopen the public hearing, he said he had received a number of phone calls and emails from south end residents in support of the proposed business. The shop will be open all day, serving coffee ...
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Bottled water in China
BENEATH the frozen flanks of East Asia's most revered mountain, in China's north-eastern Jilin province, a huddle of sleek new processing plants will soon be packaging its precious essence: spring water. Known to the Chinese as Changbaishan, the ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tybee Council Seeking Alternatives to Plastic Bag Ban
A proposal to ban plastic bags on Tybee Island may get trashed. Not only is the state legislature taking an stance on the debate but so is a Tybee council member. All that's left is a state House approval and Tybee Island will not be able to move ...
Georgia Senate votes to block plastic-bag bansSavannah Morning News
Georgia Senate votes to prohibit cities from banning plastic bagsAtlanta Journal Constitution
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United States' first plastic bag ban suspended pending 2016 vote
A groundbreaking California law that bans plastic bags has been postponed, after the plastic bag industry pushed a referendum onto the state ballot to overturn it. The legislation, which California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last September, would ...
California's Plastic Bag Ban on Hold After Referendum Qualifies for 2016 BallotKTLA
Californians must show their resolve on plastic-bag banLos Angeles Times
California plastic bag ban on hold pending 2016 vote (+video)Christian Science Monitor
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Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
Driverless cars will make it safer to text on the go, but will they be an improvement over conventional cars when it comes to impact?
California's forthcoming mobile kill-switch law will impact businesses positively, and, moreover, the planet as a whole is better off with this technological implementation.
As a native Michigander, I grew up around one of the largest fresh water systems in the world. The words drought, water famine and water scarcity were so foreign to me. It wasn’t until I started traveling for work that I realized how scarce water could be.
KFC diners in the U.K. apparently love their desserts -- and their coffee. That's why the bustling fried chicken chain plans to serve Seattle's Best Coffee -- complete with edible, chocolate-rimmed coffee cups. With another 100+ stores planned for the U.K. and Ireland soon, the new confection will get lots of visibility.