Will Greenpeace Guinness Record Attempt Clean Facebook’s Energy Policies?
APRIL 11, 2011
APRIL 11, 2011
Sierra Club Compass
OCTOBER 27, 2014
Misguided and inappropriate safeguards threaten to handicap some of the most dynamic and innovative approaches to ending energy poverty for 1.3 Lighting, however, is the beginning, not the end, of energy access. Energy Solutions International
AUGUST 9, 2011
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident has highlighted the unclear responsibility for Japan’s national energy policies, particularly concerning nuclear power. Allow Larger Scale Operations Rather Than Demanding Separation Between Power Generation and Transmission.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
We are currently recruiting for an exciting new program, the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP), and are seeking applications from rising leaders in the United States and European Union.
AUGUST 19, 2011
Alternative energy (or renewable energy) is a new manufacturing industry paradigm that is in its infancy. After the oil shortages in the 70's, government officials began discussing energy policy as a matter of national security, but this misses the point of a globally competitive economic world.
APRIL 18, 2015
Solar energy is a truly renewable energy source that could very well act as our nation’s greatest security asset. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green drinking water aquifers energy policy fracking national security solar
APRIL 8, 2013
A few of your favorite fast food brands are switching to a greener paper policy. US energy policy fails to address climate change , argues one blogger. As usual, climate change is bad news. Oceans could be bearing the brunt of global warming. YaleE360 ). Mongabay ). Christian Science Monitor ). Might have to get used to that green slime , Cleveland. Grist ). This former NBA player saved a dolphin with his bare hands (and really long arms). Treehugger ).
Green Living Ideas
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
While lacking luster, did his policies keep us from going deeper into economic disaster? Hard to tell, but I’ve been trying to pay attention to his policies regarding the environment, energy and agriculture (GMOs specifically). More renewable energy sources are necessary.”. “
MARCH 14, 2011
The ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan has sparked new life in the nuclear energy debate in many countries. And the fear for possible nuclear accidents in other countries forces politicians to reconsider and review their current energy policy stance.
JULY 18, 2011
Turkey imports more than three-quarters of its primary energy supply, primarily from Russia and Iran. The country’s energy ministry says it wants to become less dependent on foreign sources — but how sensible are its methods? Business & Politics Energy energy policy
Green Life Smart Life
SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu chaired a meeting of nearly 70 executives from the power, information technology and other industries at which they expressed their organizations’ committment to support NIST’s plan. To prioritize its work, NIST chose to focus on standards needed to address the priorities idenfitied by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Policy Statment plus four additional items.
Green Life Smart Life
JUNE 24, 2009
There is a new climate energy bill making its way through the House this week, named after its two sponsors, Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) Each year, the number of permits will be reduced, thus increasing the market value of each permit and gives companies the incentive to install and use renewable energies. According to the bill’s summary, companies will be required to adhere to increasingly tough standards on energy consumption.
JANUARY 31, 2014
The finding is likely to be welcomed by Republicans and some oil- and gas-producing states but is sure to further rankle environmentalists already at odds with President Barack Obama over his energy policy.
JANUARY 30, 2012
President Obama stays in eco-friendly hotel while in Las Vegas keeping in-line with his energy policies and agenda. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News barack obama
DECEMBER 4, 2013
I'm fairly sure that there is a nonzero probability that the ad won't include a preference for expertise in the hopeless CVM **: Michael Greenstone, an international leader in energy and environmental economics, has been appointed Professor of Economics and director of the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at Chicago.
FEBRUARY 15, 2018
Energy Economics By Peter M. From the publisher: Energy Economics outlines the fundamental issues and possible solutions to the challenges of energy production and use, and presents a framework for energy decisions based upon sound economic analysis.
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Severin Borenstein: Renewable energy proponents and advocates of the Keystone pipeline finally agree on something: that the right way to count “job creation” is to focus narrowly on the jobs in the industry they want to boost and ignore the overall impact on employment. The “job creation” justification for government energy policies isn’t new, but its support among economists remains in the range of, well, zero.
Solar Power Ninja
NOVEMBER 21, 2010
The plans are to install solar panels, wind turbines and an alternative-fuels power plant will save over $60 million on electricity costs over the next 2 decades.The savings “prove that sustainable energy policies are consistent with sound business practices,” club owner Jeffrey Lurie said at a ceremony in the 70,000-seat field.
Green Traveler Guides
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
A hotel stay might have once been thought of as an opportunity to overindulge on rich buffet food, multiple luxuriant baths and mini-bar nightcaps, but is the modern business traveler more likely to demand gluten-free breakfasts, in-room yoga mats and a green-energy policy?
MARCH 15, 2016
Air pollution caused by energy production in the U.S. In 2002, the damages totaled as high as $175 billion, and the decline in the past decade highlights the success of more stringent emissions regulations on the energy sector while also pointing out the need to continue cracking down. The new analysis , just published in the journal Energy Policy, did just that. The authors suggest that the Great Recession in 2008 caused demand for energy fuels to dip for a few years.
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
So this happened a week ago today: Climate policy expert Billy Pizer will give a public lecture Thursday, November 3, at 5 p.m. The lecture, "Climate Policy After Paris: How the U.S. Pizer was deputy assistant secretary for environment and energy at the U.S.
MAY 23, 2018
Via caseyjwichman.com : Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics. NBER Summer Institute – Environmental & Energy Economics. New York, NY. May 17-18, 2018. Submissions: closed. link]. Cambridge, MA. July 23-24, 2018. Submissions: closed (invite only). link]. Camp Resources XXV. Wrightsville Beach, NC. August 12-14, 2018. Submissions: closed. link].
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
He told the Huffington Post, “We invite the president to make good on his promises of a real renewable energy policy for the United States.” More than 10,000 protesters marched on the White House Sunday to fight the Keystone XL Pipeline. Among the protesters was actor and director, Mark Ruffalo. ” Ruffalo made his stances clear [.]. Causes Environment News Pop Culture mark ruffalo
OCTOBER 13, 2011
energy policy The Onion : With gasoline prices dropping a full 26 cents from where they were a month ago, a new era of confidence and hope washed over Americans this week, confirming the United States is once again the greatest nation in the world.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Because jobs are the only benefit of environmental policy (sarcasm): Leading Senate Democrats unveiled their vision Tuesday for a comprehensive energy policy overhaul that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through new technology. the top Democrat on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, combines tax policy changes, emission reduction goals and research with smaller provisions, seeking to rapidly grow low- and zero-carbon energy in the United States.
MARCH 18, 2013
million in 2007, said Larry Goldstein, an economist and a director of the Energy Policy Research Foundation. A single policy that would provide incentives for ethanol production AND increased fuel economy would be a carbon tax (or cap-and-trade Don't be frightened when you get to the parts where it says "Congress set out to create" and "lawmakers assumed."
MAY 18, 2011
From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc: Hoping to find a way around the current political impasse on climate change and energy policy, a former top adviser to President Obama has devised a policy proposal to drive down greenhouse gas emissions from the utility industry over the next 20 years. It would also pre-empt the clean energy mandates adopted by 29 states and the District of Columbia.
AUGUST 17, 2012
Energy Department. energy policy." " Although conservation, the sluggish economy and wider use of renewable energy contributed to the decline, low-priced natural gas was the prime factor, the Energy Information Agency found. Two more years to Kyoto: Mainly because power plants have switched from coal to natural gas, climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions hit an unexpected 20-year low earlier this year, the Associated Press reports.
Green (Living) Review
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Government researchers claim politicians have “overhyped” the energy potential of the shale gas industry, claiming it would not necessarily result in the UK’s energy self-sufficiency.
Eco Friendly Daily
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
The recent economic slowdown appears to not have impacted the renewable energy sector as many had feared. Renewable energy has actually been exhibiting strength in recent years according to a new study. This is in large part due to China’s renewable energy sector growth.
Hug a Tree with Me
MAY 28, 2013
Mom''s Changing Tastes Guest post by Gerard Mcdaniel When I was a kid my mom would get really into one thing after the next. For a while it was crafting and everything in our house seemed to be made out of paper mache and then after that it was cooking.
MARCH 26, 2012
MANKIW PRESCIENTLY STATED during a 2006 interview conducted by CNBC's Larry Kudlow that the alternative to a simple gas tax is "an energy policy that looks like it was created in the Kremlin." The gas tax is really the least invasive way of getting toward our energy goals."
Wind Power Ninja
JUNE 15, 2009
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is declaring June 15th as “Global Wind Day” to help in the promotion of wind energy all around the planet. The American Wind Energy Association calling for a national renewable electricity standard and arranging Wind Day tweets. “In
APRIL 20, 2011
Many farmers and ethanol producers worried then that the complaints would force a change in agriculture and energy policies and fewer subsidies for their industries, but prices came down and that didn’t happen.
APRIL 26, 2016
Interesting results, but the policy recommendations seem like killing an ant with a sledgehammer. In the first study of its kind, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researcher Alan Meier, working with Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have estimated the fuel consumption penalty of this popular and fast-growing vehicle add-on. "A national perspective is still needed to justify policy actions," the authors write. "For
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
While attention is fixed on the New Hampshire primary, Granite Staters of all political stripes support a clean energy future. But they’re also asking about energy and climate. In New Hampshire, support for clean energy and action on climate change is strong and bipartisan.
APRIL 1, 2011
The very progressive renewable energy policy spearheaded by Hassan Younis, the pre-revolution Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy will continue, post-revolution. Some very good news from Egypt.
JANUARY 2, 2012
On New Year's Eve, and a few days ahead of the Iowa Caucus , here is Rick Santorum on energy. We need an energy policy that not only from a national security point Environmentalism according to him is nothing to do with risks to humans and every other life form, not driven by a basic desire to keep the planet liveable for our kids and grandkids, nothing like that. It is, according to Rick." an ideology. A religion of its own that’s being pushed on the American public".
MAY 30, 2013
Sightline Daily : Today Yale and George Mason are releasing the third report from their latest national survey, Public Support for Climate and Energy Policies in April 2013.
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, a leading proponent of Germany phasing out nuclear power, has said that in the wake of Japan’s disastrous 11 March Fukushima nuclear accident that the country can both phase out nuclear power and become a pioneer in sources of alternative energy.
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The time is right to deploy the most compelling illustrations of how smart climate and energy policy works for people and our economy. The cap is a firm commitment to cutting pollution and an effective way to achieve climate and energy security. A stairway to energy stability.
MARCH 17, 2014
Anderson (Used with permission) For those interested in Sightline’s work on oil transport and energy policy, I recommend checking out my interview with Barbara Bernstein this morning on KBOO, a community radio station in Portland. Climate & Energy
JANUARY 9, 2020
IRENA was founded a decade ago to solve the world’s energy problems. It’s like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event.