Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels

Tell Amazon: Stop powering the Internet with fossil fuels Sign the petition: “Amazon is one of the three largest Internet companies in the world — and it’s the only one of the three that hasn’t committed to using 100% renewable energy to power its data centers. Tell Amazon to stop using …

NOAA assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite

NOAA assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite Contact John Leslie, [email protected], 301-713-0214 March 4, 2013 A recent major milestone to develop the next-generation of polar-orbiting satellites was reached when operational control of America’s newest environmental satellite was transitioned to NOAA. These satellites are critical to providing advanced warning for severe …

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe [Video] Posted: 10 Dec 2012 06:00 AM PST A Good Offense Is the Best Defense Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 AM PST In my past posts I discussed examples of the transformation of the grid through a revolution in technology that …

Bloomberg Businessweek: ‘It’s Global Warming, Stupid’

By Joe Romm on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:33 am The cover of the year goes to Bloomberg Businessweek, “It’s Global Warming, Stupid.” Bill Clinton famously campaigned on the slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Upwards of $50 billion damages from the Frankenstorm Sandy — which was made far more destructive …

Good environmental policy is good economic policy

While a political storm brews in Washington over deficit reduction, severe storms are on the rise, as Hurricane Irene reminded us when it swept up the eastern seaboard. For years, Congress has attempted to appease corporate energy interests rather than produce good climate policy, and with the economy in trouble, …