Blue Is The New Green: Oceans Could Power The Future

flickr/lyndsayesson Blue Is The New Green: How Oceans Could Power The Future By Ari Phillips on ThinkProgress.org/climate    March 26, 2014 at 11:42 am In February, a natural gas power plant along the Central California coast closed after operating for more than 50 years, thus ending an era that saw the surrounding …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness

New eceee paper highlights the real issue on energy and competitiveness A discussion paper on competitiveness and energy efficiency published by eceee today argues that the EU debate wrongly focuses on high energy prices rather than looking at strategies for getting the costs down. The paper explores how energy efficiency …

FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United

Reader Supported News | 10 January 12 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United Old Glory after the SCOTUS Citizens United v. FEC decision made corporations super-citizens, and legalized their purchase of political influence. (photo: WatchingFrogsBoil/flickr) Brooke Jarvis, YES! Magazine Jarvis …