'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Report: Transition to Renewable Energy Possible by 2050 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-01/energy-policy/report-transition-to-renewable-energy-possible-by-2050/a48348-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-01/energy-policy/report-transition-to-renewable-energy-possible-by-2050/a48348-1 new report from Greenpeace. The plan calls for phasing out oil and gas at a rate that matches the depletion of existing fields, and warns exploration for new fields should be seen as high-risk investments since those fossil assets could end up stranded in a clean energy future. Kelly Mitchell, energy campaign director with Greenpeace USA, calls the study a road map showing the move is possible, but says it's not a crystal ball. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Nuclear Waste Toxics Getting More Texas Wind Power on the Grid Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-02-25/energy-policy/getting-more-texas-wind-power-on-the-grid/a31013-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-02-25/energy-policy/getting-more-texas-wind-power-on-the-grid/a31013-1 Center for Rural Affairs (CFRA), said the biggest hurdle right now is the lack of high voltage transmission lines. Adding to that infrastructure would allow for the use of more renewable resources, he said, while helping with rural economic development. ...(Read More)]]> Toxics Sustainable Agriculture Rural/Farming Nuclear Waste Health Energy Policy Climate Change/Air Quality Budget Policy & Priorities