The Deeper Meaning of Sandy

On November 12, 2012, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

Watching the video feeds from the New York and New Jersey areas in the wake of Sandy reminded me of the images seven years ago from New Orleans being decimated by Katrina. Other than perhaps providing a warning not to call a particular geographic area “New” anything, what do these storms tell us? Like Katrina […]

Peter Huber: Low-Confidence in Low-Carbon

On June 9, 2009, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi A few weeks ago, I wrote here that it is often a good thing to read and reflect upon intelligently-crafted opinions that differ from those you hold. A good example is offered by the essay “Bound to Burn” by Peter Huber, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. In this thought-provoking […]

Blackout + 5

On August 11, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Over the weekend, an article in The Plain-Dealer reminded me that it has been five years ago since the infamous blackout that sent much of the Northeast U.S. and Ontario into the dark for a day or two. Once the power was restored to everyone, U.S. and Canadian authorities quickly commissioned […]

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Blogroll Review: Grid, Bubbles, and Lead

On May 26, 2007, in Blog, by Frank Ling

by Frank Ling Going off the grid180,000 American household must be onto something if they can live without the grid. Despite the costs of setting up your own distributed generation, Richard Perez, publisher of Home Power magazine, says that this number increases by one-third each year. On this this week’s Energy Blog, Jim Fraser says: […]

Biopower Systems Interview

On May 14, 2007, in Blog, by Nick Bruse

Nick Bruse runs StrikeConsulting, a cleantech venture consultancy; hosts the cleantech show on the podcast network; and advises Clean Technology AustralAsia Pty Ltd, the organiser of the AustralAsian Cleantech Forums, and the leading advocate of Cleantech in Australia. Around 5 months ago I blogged on Biopower Systems an Australian company developing innovative ocean power technologies […]