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GMO: Your Right To Know

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Like it or not, genetically engineered foods make up a significant portion of our nation’s food supply. Approximately ninety-three percent of all U.S. soy and canola and eighty-six percent of our corn are genetically modified. There are informed positions on both sides of the debate around genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, pertaining to the health and long-term safety of these food products. But many assert that as long as this debate still rages, consumers deserve to know whether they’re eating and serving foods that have been genetically modified.

AT&T Becomes Bloom Energy’s Largest Non-Utility Fuel Cell Customer

With a second wave of fuel cell installations in California and Connecticut, AT&T facilities will produce 17.1 MW of cleaner power from Bloom Energy servers
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX and Sunnyvale, CA - October 2, 2012 – Reliable and affordable alternative power generation is crucial for a clean energy future.   AT&T took a step toward that future with the announcement of a planned additional 9.6 MW of fuel cell power from clean energy provider Bloom Energy. The new installations will make AT&T Bloom Energy’s largest non-utility customer.

California Breaks Through in Solar Energy Production | PG&E Currents

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While most of us were taking it easy this Labor Day weekend, California’s photovoltaic panels were hard at work, generating record amounts of clean solar power needed to keep living rooms cool and drinks ice cold.

On both Saturday and Sunday, solar power in the state peaked at just over 1,000 megawatts (MW). That’s roughly the same capacity as two large natural gas-fired plants. (Of course, gas-fired plants can keep the lights on at night, when solar isn’t much use.)

Straus Family Creamery Summer Newsletter 2012

What’s New at Straus Family Creamery in Summer of 2012?
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What’s New at Straus Family Creamery in Summer of 2012?

Watershed Success!

The Colorado River’s $26 Billion Economy Recovers as River Once Again Reaches the Gulf of California
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 19, 2012 - This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River.

In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7-city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Karen Baker, State of California

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The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

Calling All Nonprofits: Does Your Video Tell a Powerful Story?

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Did you know that by the end if 2012, videos will account for 50 percent of all Internet traffic?

Online videos are powerful storytelling tools. Many nonprofits are using them to attract donors and volunteers, and to multiply the impact they can have on the people and communities they serve.

As a sponsor of the 2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Awards, Cisco will get a chance to recognize four nonprofits that have successfully used video to create meaningful, positive change.

GE Increases Stake in eSolar; New Brightsource Project Includes Energy Storage

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GE has always been a great supporter of the development of solar power. Recently, GE increased its commitment with an additional $40 million investment in solar thermal company eSolar. GE first announced plans to invest an undisclosed amount in eSolar in June. eSolar's technology fills a crucial gap in GE's energy portfolio, allowing it to sell power plants that run on solar during the day and natural gas at night. GE and eSolar are targeting sales to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the U.S., and they are working on a 530 MW project in Turkey with investor and developer MetCap Energy.

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GE has always been a great supporter of the development of solar power. Recently, GE increased its commitment with an additional $40 million investment in solar thermal company eSolar. GE first announced plans to invest an undisclosed amount in eSolar in June. eSolar's technology fills a crucial gap in GE's energy portfolio, allowing it to sell power plants that run on solar during the day and natural gas at night. GE and eSolar are targeting sales to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the U.S., and they are working on a 530 MW project in Turkey with investor and developer MetCap Energy.

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