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Board of ABB has unanimously appointed names Ulrich Spiesshofer as CEO

Head of Discrete Automation and Motion division to succeed Joe Hogan on September 15

Zurich, Switzerland, – The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Ulrich Spiesshofer, the head of its Discrete Automation and Motion (DM) division, as Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Joe Hogan in…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/board-of-abb-has-unanimously-appointed-names-ulrich-spiesshofer-as-ceo/ (DM) division, ABB CEO, Cleantech, Discrete Automation and Motion, Public Health, Risk Management, Ulrich Spiesshofer as CEO, Wind, Wind energy

China and U.S. Agree to Cooperate to Reduce Powerful Greenhouse Gas one important climate-related agreement

The informal summit between the presidents of China and the United States last week yielded one very one important climate-related agreement.  After years of opposing international efforts to restrict hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs – a potent family of greenhouse gases), China has now agreed to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/china-and-u-s-agree-to-cooperate-to-reduce-powerful-greenhouse-gas-one-important-climate-related-agreement/ (HFCs), China, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, hydrofluorocarbons, News, Politics & Legislation, power generation, Public Health, solar energy, Solar Power

Energy Poverty: We Need to Do So Much More led by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency

A recent multi-agency study led by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency has found that if we continue as we do, i.e. a business as usual approach, it will be nowhere near sufficient to achieve the goals of the UN’s Sustainable Energy for ALL (SE4ALL) Initiative. As a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/energy-poverty-we-need-to-do-so-much-more-led-by-the-world-bank-and-the-international-energy-agency/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon pricing, China, economic development, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy poverty, Environment, Environmental Policy, HIV/AIDS, International Energy Agency, Politics & Legislation, population of India, Public Health, World Bank

Sad Saga of San Onofre Nuclear Is Good News for Renewables just-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)

The eighteen-month struggle of the just-shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has been chronicled in detail by GTM.
The two-reactor nuclear facility, 78 percent owned and entirely operated by Southern California Edison (SCE), went on-line in 1983-1984 and was taken offline…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/sad-saga-of-san-onofre-nuclear-is-good-news-for-renewables-just-shuttered-san-onofre-nuclear-generating-station-songs/ California Independent System Operator, California Public Utilities Commission [CPUC], california solar energy, Electricity Grid, Environment, Finance, Nuclear Power, nuclear regulatory commission (nrc), Public Health, Renewables, Risk Management, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, SONGS, Southern California Edison (SCE), Utilities

Replacing Leaded Aviation Gasoline with Renewable Ethanol Federal ‘renewable fuels standard’ program

Under the Clean Air Act (CAA) the EPA is responsible to protect the Public from toxic pollutants including lead in motor vehicle exhausts.  The EPA is also responsible for the Federal ‘renewable fuels standard’  program and setting annual Transportation ethanol blending-consumption…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/replacing-leaded-aviation-gasoline-with-renewable-ethanol-federal-renewable-fuels-standard-program/ Agriculture, aviation fuel, aviation gasoline, Clean Air Act (CAA), Energy and Economy, Environment, Environmental Policy, Ethanol, internal combustion engine’ (ICE), light duty vehicle LDV, Oil, Public Health, technology innovations

Media Coverage of Pollution in China and the U.S. concealment of wickedness is often difficult

But I hear someone exclaiming that the concealment of wickedness is often difficult; to which I answer, nothing great is easy. Nevertheless, the argument indicates this—if we would be happy—to be the path along which we should proceed. With a view to concealment we will establish secret…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/media-coverage-of-pollution-in-china-and-the-u-s-concealment-of-wickedness-is-often-difficult/ air pollution, Air Quality Indices (AQI), China, China’s frequent, Chinese middle class, Coal, Electricity, Energy, Environment, environmental protests, public attitudes, Public Health, Sustainability, U.S. Embassy

San Onofre Nuclear Energy Station Shutting Down Generating Station in California

Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison, made an announcement that it had decided to permanently retire the two-unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in California. Later, it held a teleconference to expand upon the details provided in the press release.
Edison…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/san-onofre-nuclear-energy-station-shutting-down-generating-station-in-california/ California, decommissioning, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Environment, Finance, Fukushima nuclear disaster, Generating Station in California, News, Nuclear Power, Public Health, Risk Management, San Onofre Nuclear, Southern California Edison, Utilities

Nuclear Energy and My Greenpeace Conundrum killing innocent wildlife, destroying our forests, pillaging aquatic life, increasing global warming and endangering human health

Greenpeace USA wants me to renew my annual membership. I’m ambivalent.
A letter signed by Phil Radford, who leads Greenpeace USA, paints a dire picture of the state of the environment:
We all see polluters poisoning our air, water and land; killing innocent wildlife, destroying our…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/nuclear-energy-and-my-greenpeace-conundrum-killing-innocent-wildlife-destroying-our-forests-pillaging-aquatic-life-increasing-global-warming-and-endangering-human-health/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, Communications and Messaging, Curb Global Warming, destroying our forests, Energy and Economy, Environment, greenpeace, Greenpeace Speaks Out, Greenpeace USA wants, killing innocent wildlife, low carbon transition plan, new nuclear plants, Nuclear Power, pillaging aquatic life, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, renew annual membership, Renewables

Is the EPA’s Tier 3 Standard Sulfur Reduction Development Process Misguided? U.S. gasoline sulfur content from 30 ppm to 10 ppm (maximum)

The EPA recently proposed new Tier 3 standards to reduce U.S. gasoline sulfur content from 30 ppm to 10 ppm (maximum).  Their analysis indicates the compliance cost would be about one cent per gallon (cpg) and the new standard would significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emissions and associated…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/is-the-epas-tier-3-standard-sulfur-reduction-development-process-misguided-u-s-gasoline-sulfur-content-from-30-ppm-to-10-ppm-maximum/ air pollution control, Carbon and De-carbonization, Development Process Misguided, emissions, Environmental Policy, epa, Finance, health issues, petroleum refining industry, Public Health, Sulfur Reduction, Transportation

Offshore Drilling in Virginia Threatens Economy, Environment, and Naval Operations Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American

Shiva Polefka is a Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress where Michael Conathan is the Director of Ocean Policy.

Fleet Composite Squadron 6 conducts boat operations off coast of Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (Credit: U.S. Navy)
Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offshore-drilling-in-virginia-threatens-economy-environment-and-naval-operations-research-associate-for-ocean-policy-at-the-center-for-american/ Center for American, Climate, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Green Business, Naval Operations, Ocean Policy, Offshore Drilling in Virginia, offshore oil drilling, offshore wind, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, Research Associate, Risk Management, Threatens Economy, Virginia, Wind

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