Viewing EHS management systems and enabling information management systems as one and the same is a prevalent misunderstanding. But failure to distinguish between the two could actually lead to missed opportunities and a lack of understanding about the actual performance of a company’s EHS efforts. Management systems are the policies, ... Read more »
Can coal miners rely on Trump to not just maintain their workplace safety protections but to also restore their health and pension benefits?
EHS data management is the foundation upon which EHS performance is built. If EHS data is not managed properly, EHS software will not deliver the expected benefits. Addressing EHS data management challenges is a complex problem, but the complexity is alleviated by the fact that many corporate leaders have already ... Read more »
President Obama's EPA has given the incoming Trump administration something to think sip on -- whether fracking for natural gas has a negative effect on drinking water supplies.
Breakthrough Energy Ventures revealed that it has raised more than $1 billion to fight climate change and to address emissions from electricity, transportation, agriculture, manufacturing and buildings. It’s a 20-year fund the will take the long view and that has a lofty goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a half-gigaton a year.
Who will the next Energy Secretary Be? Rick Perry of Texas and Joe Manchin are in the running, with the former being dedicated to oil and gas the latter being dedicated to coal.
America's major corporations may not have as many new regs to follow during the Trump years. But they will probably remain duty-bound to conform to the ones that have been on the books, given that those will be a lot harder to toss out.
Advocates for hydro power point to US Department of Energy report that says the energy form could grow by 50,000 megawatts by 2050. That, in turn, would cut greenhouse gas emissions by 5.6 billion metric tons and save $209 billion in avoided damages from heat-trapping emissions.
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to upend the strides made by the Obama administration. But both current and former leaders of the EPA say to keep an open mind.
Nuclear Energy got a second wind in Illinois, the state legislature there passed a law that permits two of its existing nuclear plants to receive subsidies that will keep them alive. Exelon Corp., which has six nuclear plants in Illinois, will now keep open its Clinton and Quad Cities facilities that will save 4,200 jobs.
The standard for which new coal plants could come into the market has been if they could capture and sequester the carbon dioxide output. But that threshold for new plants could change during Trump’s reign.
Africa wants to become fertile ground for new energy investment -- investments that would help electrify parts of the continent and make it ripe for news businesses and new jobs.