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Interpreting the State Department's Latest Assessment of the Keystone XL Pipeline

February 6, 2014 by Geoffrey Styles

On Wednesday I participated in a webchat hosted by The Energy Collective on the subject of the emissions and market impact of the Keystone XL Pipeline. It was prompted by last week's release of the State Department's "Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement" on the project.[read more]

Road to Daegu Series: What are Game Changers in Energy Systems Globally? [VIDEO]

October 30, 2013 by Sheila Oliva

Road to Daegu: Game Changers

As our “Road to Daegu” activities came to an end at the World Energy Congress, Siemens hosted its final Round Table discussion. The panel was tasked with pulling together previous discussions and looking at the big picture of how energy systems are changing around the globe.[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: ITER, 2030 Climate & Energy Framework, Internal Market & Refining [VIDEO]

October 2, 2013 by Kasper Peters

EU Energy Briefing

In this latest issue of the Brussels Briefing on Energy, Hughes Belin, a leading energy journalist for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, provides an overview of the latest developments in the field of European Union energy policy.[read more]


Hydro and Ocean Power: Untapped Renewable Resources? [WEBCAST]

September 21, 2013 by Jesse Jenkins

Hydropower is an efficient, predictable, and affordable source of energy that produces no greenhouse gases and already generates a fifth of the world's electricity - but is it an overlooked tool in the effort to meet the world's growing energy needs sustainably?[read more]

Road to Daegu Series: Modernization of the Russian Energy Sector

July 18, 2013 by Sheila Oliva

Russian Energy Roundtable

Siemens “Road to Daegu” activities leading up to the World Energy Congress hosted a Round Table discussion in Russia, where the panel discussed the country’s energy market.[read more]

Germany's Clean Energy Push: What Can the World Learn? Webcast Recording

July 17, 2013 by Jesse Jenkins

What can the rest of Europe, the U.S., and other nations learn from one wealthy nation's aggressive clean energy push? On July 9, we asked an expert panel about the important lessons from the Energiewende. Listen to the podcast here.[read more]

Nuclear Matinee: 86 Seconds On Nuclear Energy & Gumballs [VIDEO]

July 15, 2013 by Joseph Koblich

This is a simply excellent video on nuclear energy for a wide audience. How much and how well can one person communicate on nuclear energy in less than 90 seconds?[read more]


Webinar Replay: Gone With The Wind? Understanding Grid Resiliency

May 31, 2013 by Christine Hertzog

Regulators – State vs. Federal:  Who has authority where? Is the federal government really as responsible as you think it is?What impact do utilities have? Can corporate culture be to blame for a 'bad' grid? What about multi-state utilities?How & Where are innovations happening? Are there gaps in the space that still need to be...[read more]

The 2013 Energy Trust Barometer: Mixed Readings

May 17, 2013 by Geoffrey Styles

It surely complicates the challenging tasks we face, with regard to resource management and environmental stewardship, that much of the public doesn't trust government or energy to solve our important problems.[read more]


Webinar Replay: Can Shale Gas Global?

March 13, 2013 by Jesse Jenkins

The International Energy Agency now projects that North America will be energy self-sufficient by 2020, with the U.S. becoming the world's largest producer of both natural gas and oil. . In 2000, shale gas accounted for only 1% of all US natural gas production. Today, it accounts for almost a quarter, and by 2035, it will be over half....[read more]


Webinar Replay: Energy Policy in the 113th Congress - A Look Ahead

January 18, 2013 by Henry Spethmann

The bankruptcy of solar manufacturer and stimulus-loan recipient, Solyndra, sparked a national media firestorm and political debate over the role of government in funding emerging clean energy technologies. The issue rose to prominence in the presidential campaign with Mitt Romney attacking Barack Obama on the stump and in televised...[read more]


A Look Ahead at Energy Policy and Politics in the 113th Congress

January 4, 2013 by Jesse Jenkins

After a heated election that featured prominent fights over the direction of United States energy policy, a free webinar on Wednesday, January 9th (12pm Eastern / 9am Pacific), will take a look ahead at energy policy and politics in the 113th Congress. Details and registration here...[read more]

24 Hours of Reality: Webcast Event Starts Tonight

November 14, 2012 by Adam Chapman

On November 14, from 8:00 PM EST until November 15 at 8:00 PM EST, The Climate Reality Project will host a 24-hour marathon webcast entitled “24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Project,” led by founder and chairman, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore.[read more]


Webcast Replay: Carbon Capture and the Climate Crisis

September 18, 2012 by Henry Spethmann

While cleaner forms of energy continue to make strides, global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, with alarming changes in our climate such as a new, early low for Arctic sea ice this summer likely related. The fossil fuels that produce many of those emissions are likely to remain a major part of our energy mix for some time. Is it time to place more emphasis on solutions that directly address the CO2 they produce?[read more]


Energy Risk & the End of Coal?

September 14, 2012 by Henry Spethmann

Energy Risk & the End of Coal? What does the closing of coal fired power plants mean for baseload power?The shale gas revolution has resulted in unprecedented low natural gas prices. Increasingly, power operators have been turning off their coal fired power plants in order to switch to the abundant natural gas. The risks of brownouts...[read more]