It is often claimed that additional actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sectors covered by the EUETS are ineffective because total emissions are set by the level of the cap. However this claim is not valid in the current circumstances of the EUETS, and is unlikely to be so even in future. Show More Summary
Seven food and beverage giants have announced commitments to work with thousands of growers in their global supply chains to reduce water use and pollution impacts.
French year ahead power prices have risen sharply over the last few weeks amid worries over the reliability of EDF’s nuclear output in the coming winter. The situation in France demonstrates that nuclear power is neither as cheap nor as reliable as its proponents claim, writes Benedict de Meulemeester, Managing Director of Brussels-based E&C Consultants.
It’s no secret that energy storage is on the rise. This week, though, we saw several stories on innovative thermal storage solutions, everything from hot rocks to cool ice. Plus, member updates from SunPower (solar + storage!), Bloom...Show More Summary
Carbon dioxide emissions from the production of energy hit their lowest level since 1991, totaling 2,530 million metric tons during the first half of 2016. Although mild weather played a role in keeping consumer energy consumption down,...Show More Summary
Ohio policymakers are at a crossroads. They can create jobs, grow the economy, cut pollution, and save customers money by rebuilding the state’s renewable and energy efficiency policies, or they can continue to let Ohio fall behind in the clean energy economy.
Venezuela just dodged a bullet, pulling off a last minute bond swap with creditors. The deal only buys Venezuela a little bit of breathing room, and a default at some point next year or the year after is not out of the question. Either way, the South American OPEC nation’s oil production is falling and will only continue on a downward trajectory.
Earlier this week, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore published an op-ed in the Roanoke Times boasting of the Commonwealth’s achievements on energy. It was a sad reminder that Virginia has trouble moving beyond “all of the above,” a phrase that seems to have become the state motto.
Global offshore oil production in 2015 was at the highest level since 2010, and accounted for nearly 30% of total global crude oil production. Offshore oil production increased in both 2014 and 2015, reversing consecutive annual declines from 2010 to 2013. Show More Summary
Creating public awareness about the need to sort trash into recyclables and non-recyclables can be a never-ending process. For one, our cities are getting increasingly globalized and there is a constant influx of people from outside who may not be aware of the local sorting processes. Show More Summary
Perhaps a record for jobs today - 142! Here are Josh's 25 October 2016 jobs online. As a Word doc: Download 25 October - JWJ As a PDF: Download 25 October - JWJ Check out his website for all the jobs. His jobs are on Facebook, too. Follow Josh on...
Experienced hiring managers are adept at unearthing hidden weaknesses and personal details about you without stepping outside ethical lines. Interview questions that seem straightforward are often designed to make you reveal how you think and share information that hiring managers cannot directly request. Show More Summary
Companies moving from traditional on-premise, perpetually-licensed EHS software to technology services that are cloud-based, subscription service-based offerings has become a macro trend. When it’s time to look for a new software solution, the temptation is great to use the technical buzz phrases that get tossed around frequently. When that happens, the pros and cons of […]
After Hurricane Matthew hit in the middle of October, it unleashed a potentially different disaster: over-flooded coal ash ponds, which then spilled into North Carolina's section of the Neuse River.
By NSF INTERNATIONAL An increasing number of organizations are claiming landfill-free (or zero waste to landfill) status or establishing goals to get there. Many are taking the extra step of verifying their claim with an independent third party. Why is verification valuable when so many others just issue a press release to claim landfill-free status? […]
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EdgeConneX revealed a new and somewhat unique partnership out in southern California. They have teamed up with the regional fiber operator Electric Lightwave to create an 'Edge Landing Station' down in San Diego.... [visit site to read more]
Moving toward the brink of war is about as serious as a geopolitical relationship can get — and that is where Moscow and Ankara found themselves after NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the border with Syria on November 24 last year. Show More Summary
In pursuit of its mission of empowering society and simplifying everyday transactions, Bank Alfalah’s registration of EOBI pensioners, which started in May 2016, is underway with pensioners beginning to withdraw their pensions through ATMs with ease. Show More Summary
As part of the ongoing effort to make LEED work for all project types, in the October 2016 LEED® addenda release, USGBC has modified the rating system selection guidance for multifamily residential projects to increase flexibility for users.