Energy Quote of the Day: 'Very, Very Safe'

June 13, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Iraq and Energy Risks

Analysts and traders have their eyes trained on Iraq, where an Al Qaeda splinter group known as the Islamic State in Iraq in the Levant seized control of Mosul – the country’s second largest city – and have reportedly made advancements toward a strategic oil refining center.[read more]

Statoil Chief: Energy Policy is Economic, Security, and Environmental Policy

May 15, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Statoil Chief and Energy Policy

Energy issues are more complex and interconnected than ever before, and for this reason energy has become front and center in many debates unfolding on national and international stages. Energy policy involves economic, security, and environmental facets.[read more]

The Smart Grid’s Cyber-Security Questions

August 3, 2011 by Dick DeBlasio

The stakes are steep. The challenge is nuanced and evolving. And, at this point, there areat least as many as questions as there are answers about how the job should be carriedout.Together, those factors make cyber-security one of the most talked-about topics in theSmart Grid conversation worldwide.In overlaying the electricity-delivery...[read more]

Rejecting Reactive Energy Policy

July 8, 2010 by Geoffrey Styles

I see that BP now thinks it might be able to cap its leaking Macondo well this month, rather than sometime in August, barring a major hurricane or other disruption. That can't come a moment too soon, and not just for the obvious reasons. Every day that the well continues to spew oil into the Gulf of Mexico contributes to the mounting...[read more]

Guest Post | The Myth of Technological Infallibility

June 25, 2010 by Osha Davidson

Guest post by Roger Witherspoon Veteran energy reporter, Roger Witherspoon, is one of the most trusted voices in the business. A long-time member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, Witherspoon has forty years experience working for newspapers (primarily in the NY/NJ area), TV (CNN and NBC) and has freelanced for many...[read more]

Road to Copenhagen, Part 2: Risky Business

November 4, 2009 by Joseph Romm

The evidence is irrefutable: Climate change poses enormous risks to economic stability, public health, ecosystem services, and national security, as well as to the environment. How should we manage those risks? The first step is to acknowledge them. The second is to start listening to the experts who manage risks for a living. Over the...[read more]

Military Experts Call for Action on Climate Change to Avoid Security Threats

October 31, 2009 by Big Gav

ENN has an article on some lobbying in the lead up to the Copenhagen summit - Military Experts Call for Action on Climate Change to Avoid Security Threats.Yesterday, a group of serving and retired military officers from around the globe called on governments to "work for an ambitious and equitable international agreement" at the...[read more]

Building Technologies Simplified

January 18, 2009 by Michelle Grygo

You may have heard the term…have you ever wondered, “What exactly are Building Technologies?” Building technologies help us create an environment that’s safe, comfortable, secure, energy and cost efficient and environmentally responsible.  Building technologies exist in an environment near you, whether you work in an...[read more]

Can the software industry close the CSR ratings gap?

September 16, 2007 by James Farrar

Last week the socially responsible investment community equivalent of the Oscars – the annual review of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) was unveiled and for the first time SAP has taken the lead in CSR performance for the software sector. It’s certainly a cause for celebration but maybe it’s more an occasion for Sekt...[read more]