ECED 6190 - Energy Systems Analysis

Fall 2019

Energy news from online media

Last updated: 18 November 2019


  • 19 11 16 - Protests Incited by Gas Price Hike Grip Iran NY Times
  • i19 11 05 - Global climate pledges need to be ramped up to keep warming below 1.5C New Scientisti
    (You can pledge all you like, it is whether you follow through that matters.)
  • 19 11 15 - John Browne - Engineering the Future Interview with John Browne, former CEO of BP
    NPR - Climate One
  • 19 11 07 - Pollutionwatch: Africa increases its reliance on fossil fuels Guardian
  • 19 11 13 - Climate change: do more now or risk catastrophe, warns energy agency Guardian
  • 19 11 06 - How soon can we go carbon zero? BBC Inquiry
  • 19 11 05 - Saudi Aramco Offers Some Details on Coming Stock Offering NY Times
  • 19 11 12 - 5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future NY Times
  • 19 11 08 - How Scientists Got Climate Change So Wrong NY Times
  • 2019 Ciwem environmental photographer of the year
    (Before clicking on the "i", guess what the picture is of. Remember, Germany has decided to phase out nuclear power.)
    Guardian
  • 19 10 27 - Wait eight seconds longer for your kettle – and cut your carbon bill Guardian
  • 19 10 29 - Murray Energy Is 8th Coal Company in a Year to Seek Bankruptcy NYTimes
  • 19 10 28 - Aramco’s I.P.O. Will Be Less Gigantic Than Promised NYTimes
  • 19 10 29 - Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows NYTimes
  • 19 10 23 - Climate Change Will Cost Us Even More Than We Think NYTimes
  • 19 10 21 - Renewable energy to expand by 50% in next five years - report Guardian
  • 19 10 25 - Offshore windfarms 'can provide more electricity than the world needs' Guardian
  • 19 10 24 - A Forecast for a Warming World: Learn to Live With Fire NYTimes
  • 19 10 24 - Earthquakes Are Jolting the Netherlands. Gas Drilling Is to Blame. NYTimes
  • 19 10 24 - Cash for Carbon: Schumer Climate Plan Would Help Consumers Buy Electric Cars NYTimes
  • 19 10 24 - America’s Air Quality Worsens, Ending Years of Gains, Study Says NYTimes
  • 19 10 15 - US green economy has 10 times more jobs than the fossil fuel industry New Scientist (Paywall)
  • 19 09 18 - "Deliberate drowning of Brazil's rainforest is worsening climate change" New Scientist (Paywall)
  • 2019 - Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities Federal Reserve of San Francisco
  • 19 10 16 - Despite Their Promises, Giant Energy Companies Burn Away Vast Amounts of Natural Gas NYTimes
  • 19 10 15 - Manitoba woman found unconscious from carbon monoxide, 12,500 still without power CBC
  • 19 10 14 - Ecuador repeals law ending fuel subsidies in deal to stop protests BBC
  • 19 10 10 - Ecuador falls into chaos after the president cuts fuel subsidies Economist
  • 19 10 09 - Half a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timeline Guardian
  • 19 10 09 - Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions Guardian
  • 19 10 08 - PG&E: Massive power shut-off to hit 800,000 customers, could extend nearly a week San Francisco Chronicle
  • 19 10 07 - Climate action protest shuts down major bridges in Halifax, Toronto CBC
  • 19 09 26 - Fight the power: why climate activists are suing Europe’s biggest coal plant Guardian
  • 19 09 30 - Weatherwatch: glass skyscrapers are worst energy offenders Guardian
  • 19 10 02 - Tidal energy companies join forces for Bay of Fundy project CBC Nova Scotia
  • 19 10 02 - 'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps Guardian
  • 19 09 30 - Weatherwatch: glass skyscrapers are worst energy offenders
  • 19 09 27 - World’s largest untapped coal reserve about to go up in smoke New Scientist (Paywall)
  • 19 09 26 - More Than 60 Countries Say They’ll Zero Out Carbon Emissions. The Catch? They’re Not the Big Emitters. NYTimes
  • 19 09 25 - Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate IPCC
  • 19 09 24 - Oil Giants, Under Fire From Climate Activists and Investors, Mount a Defense NYTimes
  • 19 09 22 - Who’s Speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit? Several Champions of Coal NYTimes
  • 19 09 05 - 'Most renewable energy companies' linked with claims of abuses in mines Guardian
  • 19 09 15 - Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium Guardian
  • 19 09 23 - UN secretary general hails 'turning point' in climate crisis fight Guardian
  • 19 09 19 - Commentary: The world can’t afford to relax about oil security IEA
  • 19 09 19 - Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Financial Post
  • 19 07 03 - Top 15 Countries by Oil Production (1965-2018) Youtube
  • 19 09 16 - Climate Strike N.Y.C.: 1.1 Million Can Skip School for Protest NYTimes
  • 19 09 17 - How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy NYTimes
  • 19 09 18 - 'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit Guardian
  • 19 09 14 - Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming BBC
  • 19 09 13 - Interior Dept. Takes Next Step Toward Sale of Drilling Leases in Arctic Refuge NYTimes
  • 19 09 14 - Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim responsibility for strikes that sparked huge fire at oil processing facility Guardian
  • 19 09 11 - Adaptation isn't enough. We’ve got to throw everything at the climate crisis Guardian
  • 19 08 12 - Understanding the Correlation of Oil and Currency Investopedia
  • 19 09 06 - White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules NYTimes
  • 19 09 05 - Global shipping needs to clean up its act now – here’s how to do it New Scientist (Paywall)
  • 19 09 05 - 'Most renewable energy companies' linked with claims of abuses in mines Guardian
  • 19 09 05 - White House to Relax Energy Efficiency Rules for Light Bulbs NYTimes
  • 18 11 23 - FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States National Climate Assessment
  • 18 11 22 - Climate-heating greenhouse gases at record levels, says UN Guardian