Australian Solar industry celebrates grid parity

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-09-07/solar-industry-celebrates-grid-parity/2875592 Solar industry celebrates grid parity PM Matt Peacock, staff ABC Updated September 07, 2011 20:44:44 The [Australian] Photovoltaic Association says the drop in cost of producing power from solar panels has made solar power competitive with coal-generated grid power. Solar power generated by photovoltaic cells on Australian rooftops has …

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights13 By Brigid Fitzgerald Reading Earth Policy Release Data Highlights May 12, 2011 As the world continues to add close to 80 million people each year, high population growth is running up against the limits of our finite planet, threatening global economic …