AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …

The Myth of Affordable Energy – Interview with Ed Dolan

The Myth of Affordable Energy – Interview with Ed Dolan We were fortunate enough to speak with the well known economist Ed Dolan on various energy and economic issues. In the interview Ed talks about the following: • Why cheap energy is not vital to economic growth • Why high …

Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011

The Civil Society Institute (www.CivilSocietyInstitute.org) is a nonprofit and nonpartisan action oriented research center that serves as a catalyst for change by creating problem-solving interactions among people, and between communities, government and business that can help to improve society. CSI works to support local and state efforts to advance the …

Association of German utility companies calls for abolishing nuclear power by 2020

By Associated Press, Friday, April 8 http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/association-of-german-utility-companies-calls-for-abolishing-nuclear-power-by-2020/2011/04/08/AFfZF82C_story.html BERLIN — Germany’s utility companies want “swift and complete” abolishment of nuclear power in the wake of the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima reactors, says their umbrella organization. The technology should be phased out by 2020 or at the latest by 2023, the German …