energy

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Coal in Decline? Blame Obama, not Reality

Murray Energy's Blaming Obama for the Decline of Coal is like a Saddle-maker Blaming Theodore Roosevelt for the Decline of Horse Transport
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Arab-Israeli Team Develops Innovative Clean Energy Solution

Four Arab-Israeli engineers are currently working on a solution that could revolutionize the way poor industrialized countries produce and consume energy. The company…
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Water and Energy: A Texas Nexus

In drought-stricken Texas where electricity is badly needed, plans for some power plants have been stalled because of a lack of fresh water…
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Renewable Energy is a Catalyst for Social and Economic Advancement

Sunlabob Renewable Energy co-founder and CEO Andy Schroeter discusses why universal energy access is a gateway to sustainable development objectives in rural areas…
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Slashing a Conference’s Footprint: Going Greener at the 2012 Net Impact Conference

Think about the last big event you attended – low impact is probably not the first phrase that pops into your head. Event…
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Advantages of Solar Energy

This post is derived from RP Siegel’s post Solar Photovoltaics: Pros and Cons and concerns photovoltaics specifically. Enough sunlight falls on the Earth…
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Utilities Provide 4 Lessons in Consumer Behavior Change

The latest heat wave provide one more incentive for utilities to take action to encourage customers to save energy. Their innovative efforts provide…
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How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…
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The Fight for the Future of UK Energy

Despite price hikes, energy supply in the UK is increasingly precarious. Are brownouts in the future?
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WEC, Bloomberg Come Together on a “Complete View” of Global Energy

The World Energy Council and Bloomberg New Energy Finance are combining forces on a comprehensive energy cost report.
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Chevron’s 2011 CSR Report Provides a (Too) Rosy Picture of the Company

Can a company really show it cares about the environment and stakeholders when its core business is oil production? I was hoping Chevron’s…
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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Power: Pros and Cons

Last August, I posted an article on Thorium reactors, a form of nuclear power that supposedly overcomes many of the concerns associated with…

Is Fracking Sustainable?

CSRHub launches fracking as a new special issue. This allows users to filter for companies within the CSRHub data set that participate in…
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Top Eleven Takeaways from WSJ’s Conference on Business and Sustainability

The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal's Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly…
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Solving the Green Energy Storage Problem

Wind and solar energy are currently prohibitively expensive to store. Environmental and electrical engineers have made recent developments towards making green energy a…