Day: February 13, 2009

Climate Change and Business Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Environmental Global Warming News Global Warming Resources Government International Op-Ed Policy Politics Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

Shell Oil’s Environmental Claims Bring Repeated Controversy, Sparks Federal Trade

What classifies as a ‘greenwash’ when companies launch massive campaigns purporting environmental credentials? This is a complex issue which the Federal Trade Commission is currently busy researching ahead of issuing an update of its guidelines for environmental marketinglater in the year. It is of prime importance that clear rules or guidelines are invented. Not only […]Read More

Carbon Emissions Energy Non-Renewable Environmental Renewable Energy

NV Energy Puts Off Coal Plant, Looks to Renewables, Natural

Nevada's NV Energy is the latest in a growing number of utilities putting off plans to build coal-fired plants and instead looking to natural gas and renewable resources to meet demand. Uncertainty over regulatory approvals, carbon emissions and environmental regulations, and the relative costs and security of alternative fuel sources is being compounded by the financial crisis and recession.Read More