Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Sustainability Journal - Vikram R Chari - Volume 2012 Issue 54


AP analyzes 36 years of data, finds that more drilling didn't drop gasoline prices http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/fact-check-us-drilling-drop-gas-price-15967622#.T2neOpjXFSU
Anti-Science? Monkey Bill? Passes Tennessee Senate - bit.ly/GHANm2
House Panel Flailing to Cite Flaws in DOE Energy Loans. If it's not a fossil fuel, it must be a boondoggle nyti.ms/zKK5nn
The clean energy revolution will be crowd funded bit.ly/GDObpR
Boeing SUGAR Freeze: LNG-powered jet to increase fuel efficiency by 60 percent- bit.ly/GHMKsa
"Clean energy" namechecked as economic opportunity budget2012 along with roads and water. Network Rail to electrify line between Manchester and Sheffield and boost other lines in north budget2012. But looks new airport still on table "we must confront lack of airport capacity in SE of England - budget2012. "Environmentally sustainable has to be fiscally sustainable" budget2012. And then we had the environment bashing bit - now an essential part of an Osborne budget. Carbon Reduction Commitment is cumbersome so Osborne will bring forward plans to replace it if it can't be reformed. Those proposals would come forward in Autumn CRC Budget2012. Sounded like good news for CHP there: fuel used for heat to be exempted from carbon floor price? Budget2012. Will Osborne's enhanced capital allowances for Scottish enterprise zones boost offshore wind? budget2012. After support for renewables comes backing for gas: new tax breaks for N Sea oil and gas and plans to open up more drilling Budget2012. Yes gas is cleaner than coal, but that doesn't mean it's a good green energy alternative budget2012
Climate Change May Cause $2 Trillion/yr In Damages To Oceans; Fracking May Boost Health Risks bit.ly/GGErYb
Critical List: Tariffs for imported Chinese solar panels; Obama to visit solar facility bit.ly/GJkZfb U.S. Plans Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels bit.ly/GIdEj4 ~NYTimes
Climate Change Acceptance Sinks During Economic Slumps bit.ly/GG2mtu
LinkedIn Aggregation Shows Green Jobs Surge Ahead in Recession bit.ly/GIb7kz
Thomas Edison: For 100% Renewable Energy, Especially Solar dlvr.it/1LSHzL
The Link Between Farms, Foodborne Illness, and Antibiotic Resistance bit.ly/GDg7cO
L.A. air pollution may increase risk of stroke j.mp/GCSTpJ
Nestle Waters North America Marks World Water Day by Highlighting Its Commitment to Improving Water... http://bit.ly/GG0rnC
When storms created a surplus of wind and water, Bonneville gave free power away but had to deal w/ an oversupply http://j.mp/GDyZ9g
Ryan Budget Pads Big Oil’s Pockets With Senseless Subsidies http://bit.ly/GFY6ck
New Research Reveals 2010 was the Hottest Year on Record http://bit.ly/GHLd2E
Noise Pollution Affects Plants, Too - http://bit.ly/GDQ46M
52% of public followed story of rising gas & oil prices very closely last week; drew more interest than GOP2012 race http://bit.ly/GJbtu5
H2-Whoa! How much water in a slice of bread?: The worst thing since sliced bread. http://bit.ly/GGYdca
China Dumping Loads of Cash into Clean Energy, but Not Only… http://dlvr.it/1LSlKT
Why Aren't More Bloggers Writing About Responsible Travel? - http://bit.ly/GCRYBb
Living Green and Saving Money – Our Grandparents did it why can’t we? http://gogreenamericatv.com/living-green-and-saving-money-our-grand-parents-did-it-why-cant-we/
Over 1500 flights have taken place using biofuel. In 5 years the industry has gone from a dream to approved fuel specifications. ATAG2012
After some delays back in 2008, it's finally happening! Portland's Bike-Share Moves One Step Closer to Reality http://bit.ly/GHyFtw
car2go Selected as Birmingham Urban Mobility Provider http://goo.gl/dnR9Q
Honda Civic Hybrid Gas-Mileage Class-Action Settled - http://hgm.me/GEJY8q
"Offshore wind is the only thing that makes nuclear look cheap" says Dieter Helm, new Chair of Natural Capital Comm. http://bbc.in/rmLXcV
As "Bear 71" tells her tragic story, you realize this wilderness isn't as wild as it seems. http://j.mp/GDyX1b
Do you have your free seafood pocket guide? Help protect marine life and your health http://vsb.li/V8mmhb
Can Social Media Help Save Two Rhinos Left For Dead by Poachers? http://bit.ly/GHz7rC
If you find ecobuilduk inspiring, you'll love GreenFutures - http://www.greenfutures.org.uk
Early Spring May Signal Darker Climate Changes Ahead - Forbes http://ow.ly/1id747 Warm spring weather and global warming: If only scientists could be so persuasive - YAHOO! ow.ly/1idsmE
US Navy Information Chief Joins Former National Incident Commander for Hurricane Katrina and BP Oil Spill ... http://ow.ly/1id74j
Amount of Coldest Antarctic Water Near the Ocean Floor has been Decreasing for Decades http://goo.gl/fb/7j4pr
Lead in Lipstick - regulations, dangers & personal safety bit.ly/qUMqgl
Minnesota Electricity Could Be 100% Renewable, 100% Local http://bit.ly/GIckI9
Bill McKibben explains that to win on global warming we need to talk about global warming. http://bit.ly/GHG2SC
Starbucks’ latest self-assessment has a few full cups and a few half-empty ones grn.bz/GE6Swj
Budget 2012: CHP firms predict sector cool down after Osborne ends tax break: business_green Cl... bit.ly/GKGWfq
U.K. Considers Environment Tax to Replace Carbon Burden? buswk.co/GEHekg
Fin Bans in New York and Illinois Would Protect Sharks and Public Health, from NRDC's blog: j.mp/GEqATd
Green Blog: Supreme Court Affirms Idaho Couple's Right to Challenge E.P.A. bit.ly/GEBE6s
Centrica, Dong Form Wind-Farm Venture for Irish Sea Projects - Bloomberg ow.ly/1idsmJ
How energy data will change the future [VIDEO] ow.ly/1idroU
Majority of corporate giving not measured bit.ly/GEt1e3
2013 Nissan LEAF to get 20-25 Extra Miles in Cold Weather Thanks to New Heater bit.ly/GJMdky
Skeptical About The Chevy Volt? In CA, GM May Loan You One - http://hgm.me/GIBElh
Will The Real Green Colleges Please Stand Up: Measuring Real Sustainability On Campus http://bit.ly/GLWnmb
Organic operations surge 3% in U.S. bit.ly/GFQgSj

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