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Hipster Bikes: the Next Great Marketing Platform?

April 5th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

As bicycling becomes more and more popular in urban centers, on college campuses, and in other settings, marketers are looking at bikes themselves as a compelling "platform" for sharing ideas and brands

After Record 2012, World Wind Power Set to Top 300,000 Megawatts in 2013

April 3rd, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

Even amid policy uncertainty in major wind power markets, wind developers still managed to set a new record for installations in 2012, with 44,000 megawatts of new wind capacity worldwide. With total capacity exceeding 280,000 megawatts, wind farms generate carbon-free electricity in more than 80 countries, 24 of which have at least 1,000 megawatts. At the European level of consumption, the world’s operating wind turbines could satisfy the residential electricity needs of 450 million people

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