In Praise of Power

(Science Magazine) – The importance of energy for development is underscored by the United Nations declaration of 2014 to 2024 as the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All. Among the goals is to provide universal access to electricity... Read more →

Changing the Climate of Capital

(Stanford) – The causes and dangers of climate change have been broadly understood since the late 1970’s. For the purposes of this paper, we consider “the first period” of climate action starting with the United Nations Conference... Read more →

Ethiopia: Tree Planting and Cool Cities

(Thomas Reuters Foundation) – When Habtamu Worku left his hometown of Bahir Dar seven years ago and moved 550 kilometres (340 miles) south to Addis Ababa, he quickly grew to like the city of 5 million people. Except for one thing: the... Read more →

A Decade of Fracking Research: What Have We Learned?

This is the second story in the E&E News “Shale@10” special report. The full series can be found here. (E&E News) — When oil and gas developers began using hydraulic fracturing to tap previously unaccessed sources of fossil... Read more →

Methane Emissions: This Years Biggest Energy Challenge

(Rocky Mountain Institute) – Leave it to the rocket scientists to solve our biggest climate mysteries. That’s exactly what NASA has done to kick off 2018, using a spectrometer imaging satellite to measure global methane emissions—a... Read more →
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