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The Case for Carbon Capture

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) has been identified as crucial in the efforts to reign in CO2 emissions that are causing climate change by leading agencies such as the UN IPCC, the International Energy Agency and the World Bank.But CCS, the...

Posted June 2, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: "This is Not Just a Future Threat"

President Obama is arguing that climate change is a public health hazard, as the White House launches a new initiative aimed at addressing the impacts a warming planet has on communities.These initiatives are intended to address smog, allergies and...

Posted April 17, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: "Is There Another Issue that Might Engage the Way Keystone Has?"

Green groups are contemplating the next battle after the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline is over. While no one knows what the ultimate fate of the pipeline will be, the decision will come soon and activists will need to move on to other issues....

Posted April 16, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Usually if Someone Wants to Get Serious About Climate Change, They Don’t Threaten to Sue Us'

Conservative policy group ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, threatened legal action against activist groups that accuse it of denying climate change.While ALEC does not deny that presentations skeptical of climate science have...

Posted April 14, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: On Obama's 'Solar Ready Vets' Program

President Obama announced a new program that reflects his conviction that climate change poses one of the greatest threats to future generations.The “Solar Ready Vets” program aims to train 75,000 workers, including veterans, to enter the solar...

Posted April 11, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: "We're Standing on Dry Grass, We Should be on Five Feet of Snow"

California Governor Jerry Brown, right, looks on as Frank Gehrke, chief of snow surveys for the California Department of Water Resources, as he gestures to the average level recorded during snow surveys on April 1, 2015 in Phillips, California. The...

Posted April 10, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: "I Don't Think Any One Issue is a Disaster for the Climate"

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy commented Monday that construction of the Keystone XL pipeline would not spell doom for the planet. McCarthy was asked about the climate impact of Keystone XL at an event hosted by Politico’s Mike Allen.“No, I don’t...

Posted April 8, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: On the World's Forests and Climate Change

Scientists analyzing satellite data have found the world’s vegetation has expanded despite deforestation in some regions. The results were published Mondayin the journal, Nature Climate Change.Nearly 4 billion tons of carbon have been added to...

Posted April 7, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'We Refuse that OPEC Bears the Responsibility'

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, recently said again that OPEC will not take sole responsibility for supporting global oil prices. Since the collapse in oil prices this past year, OPEC has attempted to convince non-OPEC oil producers...

Posted April 1, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Before You Get Mugged by Reality, Take Out an Insurance Policy'

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz is urging climate change doubters to at least take out an insurance policy when it comes to carbon emissions and climate change. Shultz argues for sustained support for energy research and development along...

Posted March 27, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: Chinese Official Urges Emphasis on 'Climate Security'

A top Chinese weather scientist told the Xinhua news agency that climate change could be a serious threat. It was a rare admission for a Chinese official, while the government has acknowledged global warming, it does not usually elaborate on...

Posted March 26, 2015    

Energy Quote of the Day: On Obama's Changing Keystone Oil Pipeline Stance

President Obama has used increasingly negative rhetoric in recent months when discussing the Keystone XL pipeline. The President’s remarks have left most observers with the impression that he will reject the controversial pipeline’s permit and...

Posted March 21, 2015