Are You Paying Attention to Sea Level Rise?

The world turns its attention to coastal flooding whenever natural disasters like hurricanes or tsunamis strike. Unfortunately, few people remain aware of the severity of the threat to coastal settlements…

Objections to Demand Response are Ludicrous

Demand response is making national news thanks to some disconcerted utilities and a New Mexico senator. Utilities, including FirstEnergy and several New England generators, are petitioning the Federal Energy Regulatory…

Guide to understanding enhanced oil recovery

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) refers to extraction techniques that increase the amount of oil recovered from fields.   Using EOR processes, up to 60 percent of a reservoir’s oil can be...