A survey released in April 2016 by Future Workplace and Beyond.com indicates that employers prefer to hire people based on employee referrals versus more standard methods of the application process. While referrals don't necessarilyShow More Summary
Three-day program in San Francisco will feature FHH’s Laura Stefani and Dan Kirkpatrick along with other eminent FCC practitioners providing insight into All Things FCC. Attention, all you Friends of CommLawBlog! San Francisco beckons, again. Show More Summary
Emily Washington Jane Jacobs helped redefine the idea of how cities could thrive. Her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, is a classic work detailing how vibrant city life emerges. Emily Washington of the Mercatus Center comments.
Craig D. Idso Writing as background for their work, the six-member research team of Koweek et al. (2015) cite several concerns about the future of Earth’s corals that have been projected to result from the so-called twin evils of global...Show More Summary
Administrative assistants play a major role in the day-to-day operations of any business. Great administrative assistants come with a variety of technical and interpersonal skills, making them indispensable to their employers. The job...Show More Summary
The general view among analysts is that gas prices in North America, Europa and Asia diverged in the period 2005-2014. This was always a bit odd, since regional markets were becoming more interconnected in those years through increased LNG trade, increased market related pricing and gas hub development. Show More Summary
The Center for the New Energy Economy (an energy policy think tank headed by Colorado’s former Governor Bill Ritter, Jr.), in partnership with the Nature Conservancy, launched a new state energy policy tool. The policy tool is called...Show More Summary
From the shallows down to its yawning depths, the ocean gets its oxygen from the surface, supplied either by the atmosphere or from the release of oxygen in phytoplankton through photosynthesis. Scientists have long known that one expected...Show More Summary
Local chambers of commerce across the US say their member businesses are benefiting from clean energy — and their leaders are speaking out about how clean energy emerging is an economic driver in a video series from Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE). The video series comes as the US Chamber of Commerce is […]
The new range of electric cars are priced in the $35,000-$40,000 bracket. Solar PV and home energy storage costs are falling fast. A green, closed loop of self-generation and consumption is on offer that could meet not just an individual’s electricity needs, but their transport requirements as well. Show More Summary
Assessing the costs and benefits of distributed energy to the grid of the future; EPRI is perfecting a method to evaluate the impact of DERs on all stakeholders Herman K. Trabish, July 23, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge The question...Show More Summary
Utility-scale solar is significantly cheaper than rooftop. Does that make it better?; The cost numbers don't lie, but critics say they don't tell the whole story of rooftop solar's value Herman K. Trabish, July 23, 2015 (Utility Dive) Ro...Show More Summary
In an age where digital messaging reigns supreme, highly developed listening skills can set you apart from the competition. Effective listening helps you maximize personal interactions, create strong relationships and benefit from the knowledge of your colleagues. Show More Summary
Another exceptional water-related report from the Congressional Research Service folks: Legislative Options for Financing Water Infrastructure, by Claudia Copeland, Steven Maguire, and William J. Mallett. Download CRS_Financing_Water_Infra_27April2016...Show More Summary
liso Canyon was a big methane release, especially in Los Angeles, but in the grand scheme of methane released every day by the nation’s oil and gas industry, it was a blip. And recent footage from Texas, coupled with a new study of over...Show More Summary
Since June 2014, decreases in crude oil and natural gas prices have reduced household energy costs. According to initial figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the chained consumer price index for urban consumers (C-CPI-U) decreased by 1.2% from June 2014 to February 2016. Show More Summary
Virtually Complete Unanimity of Acceptance of Man-Made Global Warming. James Lawrence Powell recently published an article which found that during 2013 and 2014 only 0.0058% of authors of peer-reviewed journal articles rejected the reality of man-made global warming. Of the almost 70,000 authors of those articles only 4 reached that conclusion, giving a ratio of 1:17,352.
Waste Control Specialists (WCS), which already operates a radioactive waste disposal site in west Texas, has filed a license application with the NRC to build and operate an interim storage site for the nation’s commercial spent nuclear fuel
China and the U.S. are poised to drive global sustainability coming off the Paris Agreement’s opening for signature on Earth Day. Indeed, at COP21 in Paris, President Xi Jinping made a strong commitment, promising that China will contribute to climate change by focusing on green building and transportation.