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Look for These Company Cultures to Determine Fit

The time you spend on your job search is likely to revolve around searching for companies that can utilize your skills and experience while offering a sound financial foundation for your future. Although these components of a position are important, evaluating the company culture is also a key factor in determining if the job is a good fit for you. Show More Summary

Network Roundup: CityFibre, FTS Fiber, MetTel, Zayo

Here's a quick roundup of some network news that's also worth a look:... [visit site to read more]

Data Bytes: DE-CIX, EdgeConneX, DataGryd, CoreSite, Midwest-IX

Lots of news out there this week, coinciding with the arrival of the PTC conference out in Hawaii. Here's a quick rundown of a few interesting items from the IX and colo space:... [visit site to read more]

Manufacturers Get New Standard for Recycling Concrete

Manufacturers now have a new set of voluntary standards for recycling returned fresh concrete. According to ASTM International that wrote the standard with industry’s input, it will support the growth in sustainable construction practices. Show More Summary

As Part of a Crackdown on Polluters, China Jails Execs for Illegally Dumping Hazardous Waste

China is cracking down on environmental crimes. The latest such effort is that a court there has fined DyStar $3 million and sent some of its managers to jail for illegally dumping hazardous waste into rivers.

Sustainable Business Models Mean Cleaner Air and More Economic Opportunity, say Biz Leaders

The Business & Sustainable Development Commission said Monday that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth up to US$12 trillion and increase employment by up to 380 million jobs by 2030.

Who Pays What to Whom in the Internet Ecosystem?

Internet interconnections and compensation arrangements have been based on voluntary terms and conditions after government underwriting stopped. In a commercial context, funds flow on the basis of traffic volume, but also bargainingShow More Summary

Do Pro and Con Lists Really Work?

Business professionals evaluate decisions using various methods, but one common method professionals use to help them determine the right course of action is to weigh the pros and cons of a situation. A pro and con list allows individuals to visualize the potential benefits and consequences of making certain decisions. Show More Summary

New Projects Show Carbon Capture Is Not Dead

Petra Nova, the world's biggest CCS project started up last week, and other sites show that it's not just for coal anymore

Elaine J. Hanford's Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management - 16 January 2017

5 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Great picture of the Rocky Mountains from space - see Elaine's post. Would you be interested in receiving these Bulletin Boards via email directly from Elaine? Send an email to Geosciences-BBoard@att.net with the word “subscribe” in the subject line and the email address will be added to Elaine's email list....

TODAY’S STUDY: The State OF The U.S. Energy Transition, Part 2

Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System: The Second Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review January 2017 (U.S. Department of Energy) Summary for Policymakers: The Electricity Sector: Maximizing Economic Value and Consumer Equity This chapter discusses the role of the electricity sector in creating economic value. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, January 16: What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change?; U.S. To Export Natural Gas; Where Corporates Are Boosting New Energy

What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change? Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue Marion Renault, January 16, 2017 (Columbus Dispatch) "…[Would Martin Luther King have joined the fight against climate change? Faith-based] advocacy has emerged as a powerful tool in the environmental movement. Show More Summary

What Would Dr. King Do About Climate Change?

Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue Marion Renault, January 16, 2017 (Columbus Dispatch) "…[Would Martin Luther King have joined the fight against climate change? Faith-based] advocacy has emerged as a powerful tool in the environmental movement. Show More Summary

U.S. To Export Natural Gas

EIA's AEO2017 projects the United States as a net energy exporter in most cases January 5, 2017 (U.S. Energy Information Administration) “…[The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017)] presents updated projections for U.S. Show More Summary

Where Corporates Are Boosting New Energy

Which States Make It Easy for the Advancement of Renewable Energy? John Rogers, January 14, 2017 (EcoWatch) “…[The top states for making corporate renewables purchases easy are Iowa and Illinois but New Jersey, California, and Texas round out the top five. Show More Summary

History and promise of high temperature gas cooled reactors

By: Diarmuid Foley A small modular nuclear reactor to replace coal plants could be on the market within 5 years. In 2014, the Generation IV international forum[1] confirmed the Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR) as one of 6 promising...Show More Summary

Some Questions Successful People Ask Job Seekers

Innovative companies with brilliant leaders have one key trait in common; they know how to assemble great teams. Too often, employers drive away promising job seekers with a senseless or poorly organized hiring process that prevents both parties from making any valuable observations. Show More Summary

U.S. Energy Under Trump

Next week's presidential inauguration will trigger the biggest policy and regulatory shift for the US energy industry in at least ten years. That's how long it has been since energy policy was set by a Republican president and Congress. Show More Summary

The Clean Power Plan and a New President: What Now?

For more than two years, AEE has been watching the Clean Power Plan (CPP) very closely; we have dissected and analyzed key aspects of the rule, followed the relevant regulatory proceedings, tracked state planning processes, and assessed modeling results. Show More Summary

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