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Lincoln Park/Cotter Mill de-commissioning comment period extended

From The Pueblo Chieftain:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state health officials have extended public comment periods on Cotter Corp. Uranium Mill decommissioning documents. Public comments are due by Oct.

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Colorado Water

Climate and Energy Links - 31Aug2014

Some goodies I’ve marked but don’t have time to go into detail on—

The recent slowdown in near-surface global temperature rise has been tackled by many researchers.  684 more words

Science

The price of gas in Southeast Asia is higher than it looks

Across the region, energy (and especially fossil fuel) subsidies are widespread. But they come at a real cost in terms of foregone opportunities for development (see my August 2014 post on this in the ADBI blog… 29 more words

Indonesia

Understanding more about Iceland’s energy system

World Bulletin writes a good article about the importance placed on renewable energy. This is important for a country that has the highest per capita consumption of electricity. 371 more words

Renewable Energy

Abandon this senseless technology forcing -- Adopt a technology-neutral CO2 abatement mechanism

It is correct that all energy sources receive some form of subsidization, but it is the relative magnitude that is in question here. In the link you provided, renewables received 12.2 G$ from 2002-2008 while fossil fuels received 70.2 G$.

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Energy Policy

New government, old challenges in natural resource management

By Fitrian Ardiansyah, published in Coal Asia, August 17 – September 20, 2014, page 142-143

for the pdf version (9.8MB), please see: Opinion Fitrian Ardiansyah_CoalAsia_AugSep2014… 1,207 more words

Deforestation

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 2

This is a sequel to The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it, Part 1, where I promised to look at the relative nuclear support amongst print and TV media, scientists and the public. 729 more words

Energy Policy