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By Chris Nelder | Friday, October 30th, 2009 With peak oil already upon us, sustaining oil supply is akin to running up the down escalator. Or, as Nate Hagens put it at the ASPO peak oil conference earlier this month, "Technology is in a race with depletion and is losing (so far)."
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Posted October 28, 2009 Next week, at the PG&E auditorium in San Francisco, visionaries from the most influential organizations in the smart grid market, including ABB, Cisco, Control4, Coulomb Technologies, CPUC, Enernex, EPRI, Google, GridPoint, GTM Research, Harris Stratex Networks, Intel, Oracle, PG&E, SDG&E, Siemens, Silver [...]
Posted October 22, 2009 WWF: FIVE YEARS TO BEGIN LOW CARBON REVOLUTION The transition towards a low carbon economy must begin by 2014 at the latest to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a WWF report issued on Monday. Beyond this point it will be impossible to deliver the emission cuts recommended by scientists. ABSTRACTS FROM [...]
Posted October 15, 2009 The best news to come out of the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh! - Editor One might expect governments would leap at any opportunity to save themselves money while also reducing carbon dioxide and other harmful emissions. Download the Report (PDF)
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Posted October 9, 2009 ICTS TO SPEARHEAD EU ENERGY EFFICIENCY DRIVE Europe’s information and communication technologies (ICT) sector should cut its own energy use and help boost energy efficiency in other industry sectors, according to a European Commission recommendation due for adoption on Friday. ECEEE: “WEAK VOLUNTARY AGREEMENT NO [...]
Posted Oct. 5, 2009 The Green IT Perspective By Preston Gralla Plenty of computer and IT vendors have been jumping on the green bandwagon the last several years, with each claiming to be greener than the next. Sometimes, though, the information you get from them has as much to do with marketing as with hard-core facts. Apple, in a recent [...]
Posted September 30, 2009 A soon-to-be released study of federal energy subsidies by the Environmental Law Institute, a nonpartisan research and policy organization, shows that the federal government has provided substantially larger subsidies to fossil fuels than to renewables. Subsidies to fossil fuels totaled approximately $72 billion over [...]