Tag Archives: Greenhouse gas

Is the U.S. Losing Its Lead in the Business of Battling Climate Change?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator “Private firms have the primary responsibility for the development and adoption of technology in this country, but federal and state governments play an important role in enhancing civilian technology development and adoption through their … 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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What are the impacts of carbon pricing in California?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor President Obama recently announced that he will request the EPA to develop greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations designed to reduce GHG emissions from existing power plants. In light of this development, we can again … Continue reading

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Will China transform the world of energy?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor When I started in the energy business back in the early 1980’s, the utility paradigm was to continually build more power plants to serve growing customer loads.  This lead to environmental and … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Ready for National Greenhouse Gas Regulation?

 by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Flash back eight years ago to 2005.  U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from energy consumption were increasing annually with emissions having grown by almost 20% since 1990. The Bush Administration announced in 2001 … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Back on Agenda in U.S.

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor During the recent campaign season, it was rare to hear a candidate utter the words “climate change” or “greenhouse gasses.” Democrats didn’t want to open themselves up to accusations of planning to harm … Continue reading

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Should I be Worried about Breathing Methane with Gas Drilling and Fracking Going on Around Me?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics’ President and Lead Instructor Earlier this week, I got the following e-mail from one of my co-workers in our Colorado office: “Do you know how bad it is to breathe in methane? I’m wondering since there … Continue reading

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