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Canada’s Green Energy Sector Now Employs More People Than Its Tar Sands

Between 2009 and 2013, employment in Canada’s clean energy sector increased by 37 percent — meaning it now supplies more jobs than the country’s infamous tar sands, according to a new report Tracking the Energy Revolution — released by Clean

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Solar and wind energy start to win on price vs. conventional fuels

In the United States the cost of providing electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted over the last five years, so much so that in some markets renewable generation is now cheaper than coal or natural gas.  Experts and executives caution

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Rockefeller heirs join pledge to divest $50 billion from fossil fuels

The Global Divest-Invest coalition announced the new entry: the Rockefellers heirs. Since the divestment movement launched three years ago, some 650 individuals and 180 institutions, including 50 new foundations, which hold over $50 billion in total assets, pledged to divest from

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