Posts Tagged ‘John’

Despite Trump, American companies are still investing in renewable energy | John Abraham

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen […]

Climate and energy are becoming focal points in state political races | John Abraham

The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal As soon as Donald Trump won the presidential election, people in the US and around the world knew it was terrible news for the environment. Not wanting to believe that he would try to follow through on our worst fears, we […]

Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear – the energy revolution is happening | John Sauven

Far-sighted government policy means the cost of offshore wind energy has halved. The benefits in terms of climate change and UK jobs will be enormous In March I went to see Henrik Poulsen, the boss of Dong Energy, in Copenhagen. Never heard of him or his company? You are not alone, but the chances are […]

John Farrell: Mull Xcel’s partnership offer carefully, Boulder

Municipalization comes with many challenges, but I have a few words of advice for Boulder's city leaders about their utility's latest offer. I'm no stranger to the struggle with Xcel for cleaner energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Climate change in 2016: the good, the bad, and the ugly | John Abraham

2016 wasn’t all bad news for the climate, but it was ugly toward the end This past year had so many stories involving human-caused climate change – it will be forever in our memories. Here is a summary of some of the high points, from my perspective. When I say “high points” I don’t necessarily […]

Barack Obama is the first climate president | John Abraham

A look back over last eight years shows that a president really does matter My how far we’ve come in less than eight years. We have seen happen what those of us in the climate and energy fields knew could happen. The US has become a world leader on climate change, dramatically increased our production […]

For a secure energy future, there are far better investments than Hinkley | John Sauven

The nuclear project is outdated and expensive – the UK should be focussing time and money on renewables, interconnectors, storage, smart grids and efficiency Hinkley Point C, the multibillion pound nuclear deal, years in the making, is on the cusp of unravelling. At the last minute, the government has hit the pause button in order […]

The strong economics of wind energy | John Abraham

Major international companies are using wind power to go green and save money. As a follow-up to a recent article I posted on renewable energy, this article discusses the economics of wind in both the developed and developing worlds compared to other renewable energy sources. At the recent climate conference in Paris, 70 countries highlighted […]

Wind energy is a key climate change solution | John Abraham

To curb climate risks, we must cut emissions and deploy low-carbon energy sources like wind When we think about climate change, it’s easy to focus on reducing emissions in order to maintain a healthy global temperature. But any real progress has to be complemented by a significant increase in clean and renewable energy. Fortunately, businesses […]

Adelaide burns surgeon John Greenwood named South Australia’s Australian of the Year

Burns surgeon Dr John Greenwood AM has been named 2016 South Australia’s Australian of the Year at a ceremony in Adelaide. The plastic surgeon looks after 450 acute burns patients each year and as medical director of the Adult Burn Centre at the Royal Adelaide Hospital runs state-wide education services and Australia’s only mobile response […]