Historic U.S.-China accord addressing climate change aims to deliver on existing domestic initiatives, and doing so has global implications
IEA’s World Energy Outlook is grim, but not set in stone
Sigma Designs(R) SIGM, +6.62% a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for Smart TV, Smart home and IP-based set-top-boxes (STBs), announced that leading French telecommunications operator Orange has selected Z-Wave(R) technology for its recently introduced Homelive Smart Home Solution. Show More Summary
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that whatever final net neutrality rules the commission issues next year, the FCC will be challenged in the courts by major service providers.
If you send a bucket to the well, you make sure it doesn’t have a hole in it first. You’re careful that the new milk carton isn’t seeping all over your refrigerator shelf. And you know that a dripping water pipe can mean big problems if you don’t get after it quickly. Leaks are messy, wasteful, and often costly. read more
The M&A talk over in Europe today is focused on the UK, where BT and Telefonica are dancing around a possible transaction. While described by BT as ‘highly preliminary’, the idea would be for BT to get back into the wireless game by reacquiring O2, which it spun off over a decade ago. Telefonica would […]
PON equipment vendors may have seen a good revenue uptick in the third quarter of 2014, growing 1 percent sequentially due to GPON optical network terminal (ONT) sales in North America, but the overall global broadband aggregation equipment...Show More Summary
The Green Climate Fund seems to be off to a decent start with funding pledges in place from various countries around the globe ahead of the recent first donors’ conference in Berlin, Germany. The UNFCCC approved the governing instrument and the fund itself in 2011. read more
I can’t help smiling at the news that BT might buy the mobile network O2 from current owners Telefonica. After all, BT created O2 – then called Cellnet – back in 1985 and then sold the network in 2002. This was the worst commercial decision made by BT since it was created in 1984. At […]
Zayo is supplying IX Reach, a wholesale carrier provider, a mix of colocation and dark fiber facilities connecting data centers in New York and New Jersey.
The Keystone XL pipeline is likely to get another opportunity for approval once the new Congress is sworn in next January. However, it will not be the most important part of a new Congressional energy agenda, and it might not even be the most urgent. Show More Summary
Telstra has hatched a plan to build a cloud-based environment targeting the needs of Australia's federal, state and local government agencies.
As California enters its fourth year of severe drought conditions, water utility companies are adopting some innovative programs to encourage consumers and commercial facilities to use water more efficiently. One unique program thatShow More Summary
The US and China announced what has been hailed as a historic deal on greenhouse gas emissions, with China agreeing to cap emissions around 2030 and the US committing to 26 – 28% reductions by 2025. What does this actually mean for the climate and for the damage that climate change might bring? read more
What does it mean for a household or business in a developing country to have electricity access? This apparently simple question has a complex and contested answer. How electricity access is defined has important implications for what types of interventions planners design for future electrification progress. read more
Drilling Deeper; A Reality Check on U.S. Government Forecasts for a Lasting Tight Oil & Shale Gas Boom J. David Hughes, October 2014 (Post Carbon Institute) Abstract Drilling Deeper reviews the twelve shale plays that account for 82% of the tight oil production and 88% of the shale gas production in the U.S. Show More Summary
Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture has partnered with The Sustainability Consortium in a move aimed at creating a common framework to measure and report the sustainability of US agriculture. In a memorandum of understanding, TSC and Field to Market have agreed to work toward greater harmonization of metrics in overlapping product categories, […]