Environment Forum

Live video: Day 2 for BP, Transocean in Congress

By Reuters Staff
May 11, 2010

Appearing for a second day, the presidents of BP America and Transocean are scheduled to recount for a Senate subcommittee what caused the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers. Watch live video here starting at 10 a.m.

Video: Dolphins swimming through crude

May 7, 2010

In this video blog posted by Regan Nelson, a senior oceans advocate with the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC), dolphins are shown swimming in the murky waters containing chemically-dispersed oil off the Gulf of Mexico.

Time to get un-addicted to oil

By Reuters Staff
May 7, 2010

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– Rona Fried, Ph.D., is CEO of SustainableBusiness.com, a news and networking site for green businesses: including a green jobs service and a green investing newsletter.  Any views expressed here are her own. —

Underwater footage: capping the first leak

May 7, 2010

This video was released by BP to show a remote operating vehicle (ROV) closing one of the three leaks that are spewing at least 5,000 barrels of oil a day into the waters off Gulf coastal states about a mile underwater.

Deepwater offshore development remains a vital enterprise

May 1, 2010
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— Dr. Lee Hunt is president of the International Association of Drilling Contractors located in Houston, Texas. Any views expressed here are his own. –

Clean energy conference shows efficiency means savings

By Eileen Claussen
April 12, 2010

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-Eileen Claussen is President of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. The views expressed are her own.-

Burning tires is most definitely renewable

By Rich Trzupek
April 8, 2010

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– Rich Trzupek is a chemist and principal consultant at Mostardi Platt Environmental. He also writes for bigjournalism.com and frontpagemag.com on science, the environment and politics. The views expressed here are his own. –

Can the U.S. compete with China in the green economy?

March 11, 2010

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Fred Krupp is president of the Environmental Defense Fund. The views expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Obama, politics and nuclear waste

By Bernd Debusmann
March 5, 2010

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-Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own-

The project involved more than 2,500 scientists. It cost $ 10.5 billion between 1983 and 2009 and it included one of the most bizarre scientific tasks of all time: evaluate whether nuclear waste stored deep inside a Nevada desert mountain would be safe a million years into the future.

from UK News:

Are you losing faith in climate science?

February 26, 2010

climatechangeWhile attending a meeting of prominent climate sceptics during the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen in December (an anti-COP15, if you will), I listened to each of the speakers put forward their theory on why conventional evidence on the primary causes of climate change should be dismissed as, for lack of a better phrase, complete hokum.