Tag Archives: Carbon Emissions

Can Carbon Capture and Storage Do for Coal What President Trump Can’t?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor A key promise of Trump’s presidential campaign was revitalization of the coal industry to maintain coal-related jobs in the U.S. But as we pointed out in our Energy Insider article  “The Election Is … Continue reading

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Can Wyoming Reinvigorate the Coal Industry?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Texas and Wyoming are perhaps the two states most associated with fossil fuels production – Texas with its oil and natural gas, and Wyoming with its coal. Concerns about global warming, evolution of … Continue reading

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New Technologies That May Drive Our Energy Future

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor “Technology is no silver bullet, yet it’s an essential part of the de-carbonization equation.” ~ April Reese, Discovermagazine.com In recent years, the energy industry has made significant strides in moving toward technology … Continue reading

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Update on the Clean Power Plan – What Happens Now?

by Matthew Rose, Director EMI Consulting and Enerdynamics Instructor On Aug. 3, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised and released its Clean Power Plan. The 1,560-page document lays out reduction targets for power plant carbon emissions. The Plan revision … Continue reading

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Will the Actions of Six Countries Determine the Future of Carbon Emissions?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor  In a 2010 article in Wired Magazine, then Secretary of the Department of Energy Stephen Chu suggested that for the world to make progress on carbon emissions, it was most important to create a … Continue reading

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An In-depth Look at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Part III

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor The last couple of weeks I’ve delved into the particulars of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan including the plan’s purpose and objectives as well as how the EPA foresees its implementation. This week I conclude … Continue reading

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An In-depth Look at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Part II

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor Last week I gave a brief overview of what the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan is and the objectives guiding it. Now for a little more detail on the EPA’s approach toward implementation… The plan’s … Continue reading

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An In-depth Look at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Part I

by Matthew Rose, Enerdynamics Instructor This week and in the weeks ahead, Energy Currents is taking a close look at the Environmental Protection Agency‘s (EPA) Clean Power Plan proposal that was released on June 2, 2014. This week’s post looks at the plan’s main … Continue reading

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What Exactly Will the EPA’s Clean Power Plan Do to Regulate Carbon Emissions?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor On June 2, 2014, the EPA released its Clean Power Plan proposal that, if implemented, will for the first time regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants at the U.S. federal … Continue reading

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How Did U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hit a 20-year Low?

By Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Over the last 10 years, we have seen arguments ebb and flow over greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Not too long ago, federal legislation limiting carbon emissions seemed imminent. Then the … Continue reading

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