Accelerating Energy Innovation To Get More Bang For the Buck

Should we spend $100 billion to develop technology that could eliminate global warming? That’s the figure that many cite as the necessary investment. Or should we find a way to get more bang for our buck? Go for the bang, says Lewis Perelman, author of the ebook, “Energy Innovation: Fixing the Technical Fix.” Perelman’s bio suggests he’s a guy we … [Read more...]

CO2 Emissions, Storms, and High Tides

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews John Englander, author of the book, “High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis.” He explains why it's so critical to curb carbon dioxide emissions. More storms like Sandy and higher sea levels are ahead, he says.   CO2 Emissions, Storms, and High Tides] Follow our … [Read more...]

Winter Outlook, Energy Use, Global Warming

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters  interviews James Aman, a meteorologist with Earth Networks, who discusses the winter outlook and what it means for energy markets. He also touches on global warming.   Winter Outlook, Energy Use, Global Warming] Follow our podcast feed or find it on itunes. … [Read more...]

Efficiency and the not-to-be-ignored gas-fired plant

May 6, 2010 By Elisa Wood Carbon dioxide emissions dropped significantly in the US in 2009. The economy played an obvious role; not so obvious was the influence of power generation and its increasing efficiency. CO2 emissions have been trending down for the last decade by about 0.9%.  But the 2009 drop was far more dramatic -- 7% -- the largest … [Read more...]