• Blue carbon goes big Down Under

    by Rhys Roth on March 7, 2013

    Australia is launching one of the most ambitious ‘blue carbon’ mapping projects ever.  ‘Blue carbon’ is the capture and storage of carbon pollution from the atmosphere in ocean plants and sediments on the seabed.

  • Cloud Peak Energy: “All in” for coal exports from the West Coast

    by Ross Macfarlane on February 19, 2013

    There’s an old joke that explains the difference between being “involved” and being “committed.”  Think of a ham and eggs breakfast. The hen is involved, the pig is committed. Recent developments make clear that Cloud Peak Energy is fully committed to coal exports from Washington terminals.

  • Caveat Investor

    by Ross Macfarlane on February 14, 2013

    A new Sightline report details huge financial risks for Australian coal export startup.

  • The business case for greening our cities

    by Rhys Roth on February 7, 2013

    We know ‘green infrastructure’ can provide low-cost solutions for communities to better handle those big pulses of water gushing over roads and into pipes when the big rains come… and we know greening our cities is good for biocarbon and for the human spirit. 

  • Discovering Renewable Energy

    by Bobby Hayden on February 2, 2013

    How can students design and implement real world solutions to discover the power and the possibility of renewable energy as a career?