SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

Oilprice article for Ethical Markets: New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking

New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a rule on January 9, 2014 requiring oil and gas companies using hydraulic fracturing off the coast of California to disclose the chemicals they discharge into the ocean. Oil and gas companies have been fracking offshore California …

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S              PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET     The non-profit Environment and Energy Study Institute held one of its many Congressional briefings, and on Friday, April 19th, the briefing was on The Administration’s proposed FY14 energy budget.   Jason Walsh, Senior Advisor, Dept. of Energy Office of …

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from …

Green Growth: Making it Happen

Green Growth: Making it Happen By Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General 07/02/2012 – Faced with low growth, high unemployment and weakened public finances countries need to pursue new sources of growth to put the global recovery back on track. Green growth can help. With the right policies to encourage innovation and …