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Posted By: Herbert Inhaber - President, Risk Concepts
On: May 17, 2012
The solution to looming global warming? Easy. Reduce man-made emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) by cutting down on the use of fossil fuels -- coal, petroleum and natural gas. Leave them in the ground. The replacement? Renewables such as solar and wind power. If we phase in natural energy sources  more...
Posted By: Shehu Khaleel
On: April 3, 2012
Bitterly cold weather sweeping across Europe claimed more victims, brought widespread disruption to transport services, and left thousands without power with warnings that low temperatures would continue into next week. Hundreds have lost their lives in Eastern Europe as freezing weather sweeps across the continent westwards, while major airports warned  more...
Posted By: Jim Hartung - Director, GlobalEnergySolutions.org
On: March 6, 2012
Challenges create opportunities. The world has experienced numerous energy challenges in the past 40 years. Many new technologies have been developed in response to these challenges. Now, at last, these technologies have matured to the point that they offer the U.S. the opportunity to transform energy from a source of  more...
Posted By: Bob Ashworth
On: January 19, 2012
Introduction Many meteorologists have blamed water vapor and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for warming the earth. Below is an excerpt from a paper1 written by meteorologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). "Water vapor plays the central role in the atmospheric branch of the global hydrologic cycle  more...
Posted By: Peter Meisen - President, GENI
On: January 17, 2012
The Climate Change Challenge -- Can we turn the Titanic before it's too late? We've seen the movie and we know the outcome. The unsinkable Titanic hits the iceberg and two-thirds of the ships passengers and crew were lost. What if the captain had ample warning of the danger that  more...
Posted By: Brad Radl - President, Taber International
On: August 17, 2011
Electric utilities yearly earn over $300 billion in revenues. Their primary output is electricity; a secondary energy source generated from any number of sources. This is a nice business with a solid returns and steady growth. Utilities underpin our economy and are indispensable to factories, commercial establishments, homes. They should  more...
Posted By: Tam Hunt - President, Community Renewable Solutions, LLC
On: August 2, 2011
My provocative title represents the increasing awareness that we don't need to believe in climate change to do the right thing when it comes to energy. Of course, climate change is a real threat to us and our environment. But there are many highly valid reasons to become more energy  more...
Posted By: Shehu Khaleel
On: April 22, 2011
Economic and Environmental Impact of Abu Dhabi US$1billion CO2 capture and storage Project UAE has one of the highest per capita carbon emission rates in the world given its massive use of fossil fuels and its large hydrocarbon resources. The UAE's oil and gas consumption grew by as fast as  more...
Posted By: A.K. Shyam - Assessor, National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET
On: January 27, 2011
The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) is the nodal agency for planning, promotion, coordination and overseeing implementation of environmental policies and programmes in India. The Ministry concentrates primarily on policy and program implementation related to conservation of natural resources -- lakes and rivers, biodiversity, forests and wildlife and prevention  more...
Posted By: Richard Goodwin - Environmental & Energy Engineering Consultant, self-employed
On: December 2, 2010
During the past few months the USEPA has held a series of public hearings regarding the proposed classification of Coal Combustion Residue. Public comments end this month of November and USEPA is expected to render a decision by end of 2010. As of this writing no decision has been made  more...

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