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Posted By: Aurnav Gandhi - Associate Consultant, Infosys
On: November 5, 2013
Challenges we face as a matter of fact: - Change in weather patterns or Climate change - Spurt in Population growth - Rising standard of Living - Ever increasing importance of electricity - Increasing importance of energy efficiency Market oriented, Prosperous & Green World Utilities power our lives with a  more...
Posted By: Scott Shugarts - Market Research Specialist, Energy Curtailment Specialists
On: October 31, 2013
Cap-and-trade has been a much-discussed option to curtail pollution, both in the US and around the globe.  It creates a market where companies are limited in how much pollution they may emit, but are  able to “trade” the right to pollute (usually via carbon emission credits) to other companies in  more...
Posted By: Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 25, 2013
In preparing my new economics textbook (2013), several widely publicized topics were deliberately omitted. Perhaps the most notable was the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change. On several occasions I heard this document mentioned when I was visiting professor at the Asian Institute of Technology (Bangkok), and since  more...
Posted By: Alan Caruba - CEO, The Caruba Organization
On: October 22, 2013
Among the targets to disable an enemy's ability to wage war is their energy infrastructure. The destruction of the utilities that provide electricity or its ability to refine oil is critical to crippling a nation's ability to function, based on the universal use of hydrocarbons such as coal, natural gas,  more...
Posted By: Lauren Hodges Pitcher - Director of Communications, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings and Industrial Plants
On: October 10, 2013
Energy use in existing commercial buildings accounts for 17 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at a cost of more than $100 billion per year. But it doesn’t have to. On average, 30 percent of the energy that these buildings use is wasted through inefficiencies. Outdated lighting, oversized equipment, and  more...
Posted By: Davis Swan - President, Debarel Systems Ltd.
On: October 9, 2013
If you have seen the movie "Jurassic Park" (and who hasn't?) you might remember the scene where Dennis Nedry, the would-be thief of InGen's dinosaur embryos is having lunch with Lewis Dodgson, the potential purchaser of said embryos. After his loud declaration that "We got Dodgson here" received no reaction  more...
Posted By: Scott Shugarts - Market Research Specialist, Energy Curtailment Specialists
On: September 9, 2013
What do downtown Los Angeles and a 9,000 foot summit in the Oregon Cascades have in common? Air pollution. While observers can point to the vast population and its accompanying pollution in southern California, one must look a bit further away to explain the causes of pollution on remote and  more...
Posted By: Davis Swan - President, Debarel Systems Ltd.
On: September 3, 2013
On June 28, 2013 the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) released its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) which outlines how it will meet electricity demand over the next five years and how it will achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) which require that 25% of generation be from renewables by 2020 and  more...
Posted By: Jessica Kennedy - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists
On: July 24, 2013
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a World Energy Outlook Special Report warning the world that current climate change policies are on track to far exceed the goal of limiting temperature rise to 2°C. The special report, "Redrawing the Energy Climate Map," released in June is a warning to  more...
Posted By: Bob Ashworth
On: July 16, 2013
A greater than normal warming occurred from 1966 until 2002 but no measurements confirm an increase in CO2 emissions, whether anthropogenic or natural, had any effect on global temperatures. As a matter of fact, all atmospheric gases and dust in our atmosphere cools our planet, they doesn't warm it1. There  more...

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