• The firm's Veladero mine in Argentina leaked 15,000 liters of cyanide into a nearby river, setting off outrage.Americas,Argentina,Barrick Gold Corp.,Chile,Gold,Gold King mine,Mining,Pascua-Lama,San Juan,Veladero mine,water,Michael Lerner

    Barrick Gold Corp.’s Chairman John Thornton. Getty Images
  • Jamaican marijuana at the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

    Two partnerships between cannabis firms from Colorado and Jamaica follow pot's decriminalization.Americas,Cannabis,Colorado,Jamaica,Medicinal marijuana,O.penVAPE,Timeless Herbal Care,United Cannabis Corp.,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 16, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT
  • The Svartsengi geothermal power plant in Iceland. Getty Images

    Clean, reliable energy source does not depend on imports or weather.Global Economy,California,Chile,Geothermal energy,Nevada,New Zealand,Nicaragua,Renewable energy,St. Kitts-Nevis,United States,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 11, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT
  • Wind turbines near Tarariras, west of Montevideo, Uruguay, 2/8/15. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO via Getty Images

    The country expects its installed wind capacity to roughly triple to 1,600MW by 2017.Americas,electricity,Uruguay,UTE,Vestas Wind Systems,wind energy,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 03, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT
  • A protest against the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TASSO MARCELO

    by Michael Lerner The up to 30% cuts won't affect the sporting events, but will "trim the fat."Americas,Brazil,Dilma Rousseff,Olympics,Paralympics,Recession,Rio de Janeiro,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Oct 06, 2015, 3:57 PM EDT