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Letters: Being territorial is the human tragedy

Being territorial is the human tragedy

Re: “It’s never easy to be an immigrant,” Letters, Doris Quinn, Nov. 20

I was touched to read this response to the heartfelt suffering of Tejpal Singh Swatch’s family, and the pain the letter writer’s own family went through as immigrants. 1,220 more words


Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched these days the… 264 more words


Wind power as a form of “green energy” is far from green

We are climbing on the wind power bandwagon just as other countries are jumping off.

As suggested by recent announcements by Premier Brad Wall and SaskPower, we are likely to see more wind farm projects in Saskatchewan in the near future. 611 more words


State's Nuclear Power Industry On Brink Of Extinction As PG&E Mulls Shutting Diablo Canyon

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Six years ago, the company that owns California’s last operating nuclear power plant announced it would seek an extended lifespan for its aging reactors. 1,053 more words


"The Road to Paris: COP21 ..." Berlin HEEN Conference

COP21 begins soon in Paris.  A very interesting discussion of the issues, with diplomats from EU states and China, takes place tomorrow, Friday evening, at Hertie School of Governance in Berlin to open the Hertie Energy & Environmental Network’s (HEEN) conference. 473 more words


MacPherson: Solar and wind energy are the best way to freeze in cold, dark Saskatchewan

I can think of 14 reasons why solar power will never be a significant part of Saskatchewan’s energy mix.

SaskPower announced this week that solar, among other renewable energy sources, within 15 years will supply half of Saskatchewan’s electrical demand. 608 more words


The Fate of the Earth

The lives of billions of people, for centuries to come, will be at stake when world leaders and government negotiators meet at the United Nations Climate Change Conference… 961 more words