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  • How State Power Regulators Are Making Utilities Account for the Costs of Climate Change

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    The electricity powering your computer or smartphone that makes it possible for you to read this article could come from one of several sources. It’s probably generated by burning natural gas or coal or from operating a nuclear reactor, unless it’s derived from hydropower or wind or solar energy. Who gets to choose? In many states, […]

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  • Presidents Day shows how time can change legacies. Just look at Washington and Lincoln.

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    Presidents Day celebrates iconic presidents, but there was a time when even Washington and Lincoln endured as much partisan rancor as Obama and Trump. Americans generally hold this truth to be self-evident: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were presidents who earned their places on monuments and on currency through exemplary leadership that united the country. […]

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  • An Eco-Friendly Wine Tour of New Zealand’s South Island

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    Central Otago, North Canterbury and Marlborough are the country’s champions of sustainability. And each showcases what makes New Zealand wine so unique. Ever since a certain hobbit was captured on the big screen, tourism in New Zealandhas been steadily on the rise. So, too, has the world’s consumption of its wines, where 98% of the vineyards […]

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  • Endangered Species Act faces extinction after 45 years

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    On this day 45 years ago, President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law. The legislation is credited with aiding in the recovery of Louisiana’s iconic pelican, alligator and black bear populations. The Endangered Species Act passed as Americans grew more aware of the harm humans were causing to wildlife and the environment. […]

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  • Julian Marley Thinks Cannabis Should Be Free

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    By Laura Desmond In an exclusive interview, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley talks about his brand JuJu Royal, the benefits of the ‘Herb,’ and what his father would think about the commercilazation of marijuana. Julian “JuJu” Marley is one of the most recognizable names in the cannabis industry. His product line, JuJu Royal, includes vape […]

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  • Climate Change Could Cut U.S. GDP By 10 Percent. Here’s What Entrepreneurs Should be Looking Out For.

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      By A Satara Here’s how the major effects of climate change will affect the U.S. economy — and your small business or company Over the weekend, while many Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, the U.S. government released a federally mandated report that explained the dire foreseeable effects that climate change will have on the economy, quality of […]

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  • Why Relationships Are Key To Success in Sales (And How To Build Them Using Social Media)

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    By Amy B What’s the most common answer to the question, ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’ Of course, it’s, ‘I’m a bit of a perfectionist.’ For many of us, perfectionism is a humble brag. My only fault is that I’m too perfect. Serious question: how well do you think you could function in sales today without […]

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  • Imagine a Black Friday with No Sales

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    You Can Stand Out and Sell More by Marketing Different Early Black Friday Deals! Black Friday Preview! Black Friday Week! This year, I received my first Black Friday email on November 14 — a full 10 days before the most frenzied shopping day of the year. At first, my heart raced (The sales are coming!). My FOMO kicked […]

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  • Top 5 Trending Words Spotted At Web Summit 2018

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    By Alisa Dereza Purpose – “If you have a purpose, everything comes easier.” → Nico Rosberg, the 2016 Formula One champion and tech investor, and Stephen Kaufer, the CEO of TripAdvisor – “Any idea needs to have an impact” → Olivier Robert-Murphy, Global Head of New Business, Universal Music Group – “Having purpose for the brand is important for customers […]

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  • What I Learned from 30 Blockchain CEOs

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    By Laura Desmond Candid perspectives on the industry’s past, present, and future When I reached out to over 30 CEOs running blockchain startups across the world, I wasn’t expecting anyone to respond. I wanted to ask them a few simple questions: What excites them about the industry right now? What advice do they have for […]

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