DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels

Further acknowledging that climate change is a growing concern in his state, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure requiring public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state’s fragile seashore because of rising sea levels. The signing was hailed by environmentalists as an important step in addressing … Read more DeSantis Signs Law to Protect Florida Coast from Rising Sea Levels

Tesla’s Record Run Clears the Air for ‘SMOG’ ETF

Feb.19 — The ETF industry has something for everyone — the VanEck Vectors Low Carbon Energy ETF (ticker: SMOG) tracks companies primarily engaged in the business of alternative energy. The fund’s top holding is Tesla. In this week’s “There’s an ETF for That”, Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu clears the air about ‘SMOG’.

Bruichladdich Distillery Becomes Self-sufficient with Electric Car Powered on Pot Ale

The Bruichladdich whisky distillery, located on the remote Scottish island of Islay, has taken the final step in its bid to become self-sufficient with the purchase of a Nissan LEAF. The all-electric car will be charged using self-generated electricity, enabling the distillery to be self-sufficient following the decision by Mark Reynier, the business owner, to … Read more Bruichladdich Distillery Becomes Self-sufficient with Electric Car Powered on Pot Ale

Interview with Kris Skrinak – CEO of adaptiveARC Cool Plasma Gasification

Kris Skrinak is CEO of adaptiveARC – a gasification company which creates syngas from waste which can then be combusted to create energy. Mr Skrinak spoke on 13th July 2011 at the Clean Energy Finance & Investment Summit and took the time to speak to The Global Herald concerning his career in business and the … Read more Interview with Kris Skrinak – CEO of adaptiveARC Cool Plasma Gasification

Biogas – Alternative Energy Development in Kenya

In Kenya the building sector is a major consumer of energy both at domestic and industrial level. “It is generally believed that energy consumption accounts for over 70 percent of the total running cost of an average building,” says Kennedy Odoyo, a mechanical engineer at the Ministry of Public Works. This includes energy for water … Read more Biogas – Alternative Energy Development in Kenya

BP Oil Spill: World Held to Ransom Over BP Dividend

According to reports today, British PM, David Cameron, allegedly told BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg: “it is in everyone’s interests that BP continues to be a financially strong and stable company”. BP’s dividend is so important to UK pension investments that the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has been forced to step in and defend BP … Read more BP Oil Spill: World Held to Ransom Over BP Dividend

USA: Committee on Energy and Commerce Begins Deepwater Horizon Investigation

On Wednesday 12th May, in the US House of Representatives, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations began its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The investigation will continue for some time. The opening statement from Henry A. Waxman (California), chair of the subcommittee, was as follows: “BP, one of the world’s largest oil companies, assured … Read more USA: Committee on Energy and Commerce Begins Deepwater Horizon Investigation