Posted By: Jessica Kennedy - Energy Consultant, Energy Curtailment Specialists
On: December 31, 2014
Most of us are concerned about how climate change will affect our corners of the world, but we need to be thinking about our most vital natural resources: tropical forests.  Tropical and subtropical forests are the most biodiverse areas on the planet, and they even give us most of the  more...
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Posted By: Stephen Heins - Former Vice President of Corporate Communications, Orion Energy Systems
On: December 19, 2014
The world of energy has entered a new phase, while reasserting its place in the world headlines--oil, pipelines, OPEC, fracking, gasoline prices, peak oil, tar sands and natural gas to mention the most overly discussed. In the meantime, another important Wisconsin and American energy story--electricity for the present and future  more...
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Posted By: Terry Jarrett - Attorney, Healy & Healy Law Offices, LLC
On: December 15, 2014
  Just like Paul Revere, the experts responsible for managing much of the electric grid in the United States are warning that the EPA’s “too much, too soon” approach to cut carbon emissions by shutting down coal-fired power plants will have disastrous consequences for reliable and affordable electricity. According to  more...
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Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Copywriter, NRG Business
On: September 1, 2014
Start practicing your best Hamilton Porter impressions because within a few decades, you’ll be shouting, “I’m bakin’ like a toasted cheeser!  It’s so hot here!” Climate change.  Global warming.  It doesn’t matter what you call it.  It’s happening.  The effects may seem like a distant nightmare that will probably never  more...
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Posted By: Alastair Turner - Global Group Director, Aspectus
On: August 21, 2014
Much has been made of the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Europe's evolving energy mix. However, its progress has stalled in recent years with concerns around cost, complexity and potential health and safety risks. Recently, the Energy Institute held a lecture entitled, 'CSS: Developing a cost-effective scheme for the  more...
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Posted By: Rick Barnett - Consultant, Green Builder
On: August 20, 2014
On 6/25/13, the Obama administration released their "Climate Action Plan" (CAP). This re-confirmed the nation's 2020 goal from the 2009 Copenhagen Accord, to reduce carbon emissions to a level 17% below 2005. Some have criticized the Copenhagen goal for being too modest, particularly when compared to the recently adopted European  more...
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Posted By: Wayne M. Kovach - SEO Specialist, NRG Business – Demand Response
On: August 8, 2014
In what equates to an even amount of political agenda and appalling foolishness, Wyoming has become the first state to reject a new science curriculum proposed by national education groups because it dares to include man-made climate change as fact. The Wyoming Board of Education decided that the Next Generation  more...
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Posted By: Richard McCormack - President, ramcogen
On: July 23, 2014
Wide Impact of Climate Change Already Seen in U.S., Study Says The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, scientists reported Tuesday May 6, 2014, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more  more...
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Posted By: A.K. Shyam - Environmental Specialist, GMR Group
On: July 16, 2014
It is certain that fossil fuels are likely to be exhausted sooner or later. It is rather satisfying that ‘Fossil Fuels’ sustained the global energy needs till date. Although there were no serious issues of this generation initially, gradual awareness on Environment posed many problems, over the last few decades.  more...
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Posted By: Ryan Bliss , Edward Malley , Greg Coleman , Samantha Motley
On: July 14, 2014
Introduction On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Clean Power Proposal for reducing CO2 emissions from existing plants in accordance with Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.  The agency’s goal is to reduce CO2 emissions from existing power plants by 30% from 2005 CO2 emissions  more...
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