Month: January 2011

Adaptation Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Politics Energy Policy Environmental News Global Warming News Renewable Energy

Environmental News Wrap: Shell in Nigeria; Climate and Weather; Koch

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The government in the Netherlands is highlighting the environmental record of Shell’s operations in Nigeria. Oil companies get away with a lot in foreign countries and there are few things that the home country can do to hold companies like […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Global Warming News Government Politics Renewable Energy

Is Clean Energy the Solution for Climate Change?

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger During the State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama spoke at length about clean energy, with nary a mention of climate change. This is the new environment in which America’s energy policy is being made. Just two years […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Energy Policy Global Warming Resources Government Video

Fossil Fuels and National Security

Back in 2009 I met David Catarious, a consultant for the Center for Naval Analysis (CNA). David was instrumental in helping prepare a report from a panel of 12 retired military generals and admirals assessing the national and global security risks from climate change and a reliance on fossils fuels. In this Fora.tv video, Vice […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Energy Policy Government New Energy Economy Policy Politics Renewable Energy

Obama’s 2011 State of the Union Address and the Green

President Barack Obama’s 2011 State of the Union address focused on innovation, education and infrastructure. He indicated that he sees government investment as crucial to the emergence of clean energy and he further indicated that he would like to eliminate oil subsidies. At the outset of his speech, he asked Republicans to “work together tomorrow.“ […]Read More

Carbon Emissions Climate Change and Politics Coal Efficiency Energy Non-Renewable Energy Policy Environmental News Environmental Resources Fossil Fuels Global Warming News Green Economy Renewable Energy

Environmental News Wrap: Colorado Uranium Rush; Climate Change Quickens: Expanding

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: High Country News reports on a potential new Uranium boom in Colorado. We could trade the quality of our environment for jobs. While solar power is taking off in the residential and commercial market the US government is now starting […]Read More

China Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change and Politics Climate Change Deniers Energy Policy Global Warming News Government International New Energy Economy Politics Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

Is Climate Denial Allowing China to Take the Lead on

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao touched on energy issues in the bilateral summit between the two countries this week. “I believe that as the two largest energy consumers and emitters of greenhouses gases, the United States and China have a […]Read More