Calls for single energy ministry in India

Calls for single energy ministry in India

An energy economist, Bansidhar Bandi, provides his views in an article on The Hindu website why India needs one single energy ministry instead of five ministries that currently have responsibility for various aspects of energy policy. He believes that a sole point of reference in the sector is necessary to ensure energy security, sustainability and … Continue reading

An optimist’s guide to the climate crisis

An optimist’s guide to the climate crisis

Chris Turner has written an essay that was published on The Walrus website that gives his views on how Canada is dealing with the climate crisis.  This essay is the O’Hagan Essay on Public Affairs, an annual research-based examination of the current economic, social, and political realities of Canada. What are your views?   We’re … Continue reading

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Commercial and industrial customers pushing for resilience, reliability, and sustainability from utilities

Emily Holbrook writes on the Environmental Leader website about a new report about what commercial and industrial customers are expecting from its utility providers. When it comes to electricity, they are expecting more renewables. Are these your findings from your experience?   Report: Utilities Must Commit to Renewable Energy or Industrial Clients May Turn to … Continue reading

State and local government buildings in New York State are expected to be at the front of the effort to reduce energy use and emissions

State and local government buildings in New York State are expected to be at the front of the effort to reduce energy use and emissions

It is encouraging to see the funding going into the renovation of public buildings in New York State. Latest develops are explained in a news article on the Renewable Energy Magazine website.   NY Governor Cuomo Announces $1.5 Billion in Funding for Energy Efficiency Improvements New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) has said that … Continue reading

Plans for zero-emission shipping

Plans for zero-emission shipping

Roger Harrabin writes on the BBC website about plans by a group of ship owners to fund the design of zero-emissions vessels. The sooner the shipping industry decarbonises, the better, since shipping creates about 3% of global emissions.   $5bn fund unveiled for climate-friendly shipping A group of ship owners have announced plans for a … Continue reading