Thermonuclear bomb blast? Love this photograph - a microburst during a thunderstorm over Phoenix. You can see a video by clicking here. Reminiscent of some of those H-bomb tests in the Pacific Ocean in the 1950s. Wow! Enjoy this week's summary. User's Guide - if you are new to...
Business leaders, managers and supervisors should pay attention to the state of DevOps, especially in the tech industry. DevOps gives companies opportunities to improve many aspects of software development. A recent study touts how DevOps has an unintended consequence: Tech firms improve organizational performance across all departments. Show More Summary
Networking IoT devices will be a massive undertaking, and there is room for more than one approach.
I stumbled across this short (just under 13 minutes), inspirational video on water ethics featuring Cynthia Barnett, Jeremy J. Schmidt, Christiana Z. Peppard, Jane Elder, Dorene Day, Rick Kyte, and Josephine Mandamin. The video is courtesy of the Center for Humans and Nature 'Fostering a Water Ethic' project. Here is...
As a business professional, chances are you may have to participate in a job interview on behalf of your employer sometime during your career. This is especially true when you reach a managerial or supervisory position and need to question job seekers who want to work for you. Show More Summary
How ancient sequoias may hold a key to reversing climate change; The massive, ancient trees were once thought to be vulnerable to drought and fire. But now, scientists are attempting to clone and replant them all over the world to absorb...Show More Summary
Increase Your Home’s Value with Solar Panels; Consider installing a home solar system to save money on utility bills and boost your home’s value. Shelley Stonebrook, August/September 2016 (Mother Earth News) “…Installing a home solar...Show More Summary
New Wind Energy Stock Debuts on NASDAQ... Jeff Seigel, July 19, 2016 (Wealth Daily) “…[$7 trillion is] expected to flow into the clean technologies space…[because] the rapid decrease in production costs for wind and solar…[is] allowing...Show More Summary
The Flux Capacitor is now the world’s fastest street-legal electric car; Jonny Smith's Flux Capacitor just set a sub-10 second 1/4 mile time at the drag strip. Jonathan M. Gitlin, July 19, 2016 (Ars Technica) “Jonny Smith's Flux Capacitor...Show More Summary
The global environment, health and safety software market will exceed $1.4 billion in 2020, up from $932 million in 2016, according to forecast by Verdantix. The market will grow at an 11 percent compound annual growth rate over the next 5 years reflecting economic growth, industry dynamics, and private equity investments. Software suppliers such as […]
While using an EHS software system can generate multiple benefits, selecting a solution in the first place takes time and effort. However, if not conducted properly this process can have costly consequences.
Elon Musk has a great blog post up outlining Tesla's updated plan for the future - Master Plan, Part Deux. From the point of view of this blog, Musk is the most important person on the planet as he's been the most successful at accelerating...Show More Summary
The United Kingdom was once a world leader in energy savings. We proved that investing in buildings, insulating lofts, and switching to efficient boilers, motors, and lighting created jobs, saved money, and lowered the environmental costs of energy systems. Show More Summary
Increases in project costs due to property taxes and/or a developer’s inability to secure a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) can make or break the economics of commercial and small utility-scale projects. According to a report written...Show More Summary
European dependence on oil imports has grown from 76% in 2000 to over 88% in 2014. The EU spends some €215 bn on oil imports, over 5 times as much as gas imports (€40 bn). Russia is the biggest supplier: dependence on Russia has grown from 22% in 2001 to 30% in 2015. Show More Summary
Electricity generated at power plants moves through a complex network of electricity substations, power lines, and distribution transformers before it reaches customers. In the United States, the power system consists of more than 7,300...Show More Summary
President Obama has announced the Clean Energy Savings for All Americans Initiative, following through on commitments made at the White House’s 2015 National Clean Energy Summit. This highly anticipated initiative will help support energy efficiency improvements and deployment of renewable energy for homeowners across the United States.