Posted by Rod Janssen

Evidence that Russia has infiltrated “critical infrastructure” in US like power plants and gas pipelines

Evidence that Russia has infiltrated “critical infrastructure” in US like power plants and gas pipelines

We are realising more and more how vulnerable our economies are. Almost daily we are reading about hacking incidents. Obviously, this is worrying as we live in an increasingly interconnected world. Theodore J. Kury, Director of Energy Studies at the University of Florida writes on The Conversation website about the worrying situation and the steps … Continue reading

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

New online platform to facilitate users’ efforts to evaluate and visualise the state of the environment

Lynn Wagner explains on the International Institute for Environment and Development SDG Knowledge Hub website about a new platform to help users monitor environmental conditions. It could be useful for you.   Resource Watch Facilitates Data Access and SDG Monitoring The World Resources Institute (WRI) and over 30 partners have released the beta version of … Continue reading

Can grey be the new green?

Can grey be the new green?

Most of us have probably not even heard of grey energy (gray is the popular spelling in the US and used in the article). Melina Grundmann writes on the Deutsche Welle website about how important it is to better understand and address grey energy.   Ecological footprint: How ‘gray energy’ is totally underestimated Although we … Continue reading

Canada in search of a climate policy

Canada in search of a climate policy

Especially for a country that is dependent on resource development, Canada has struggled to find the right balance in its climate and energy policies to date. Michael Binnion, president and CEO of Questerre Energy, writes on the Policy Options website that a common sense climate policy is needed. Wherever you live, there are important lessons … Continue reading

Come On! A master class

Come On! A master class

It is seldom one attends an event where you sit there in total awe. This was a Thought Leadership Forum co-organised by the Club of Rome and the European Policy Centre on April 12th in Brussels. The event was discussing the recent report to the Club of Rome – Come On! Capitalism, short-termism, population and … Continue reading