MANAGING POWER Direct [March 1, 2012]

A Year of Fukushima's Economic Fallout

A year has passed since Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was destroyed by earthquake and tsunami. What is the economic price Japan must pay?

Another Billionz Update: NOAA Discovers Inflation

Is a changing climate producing greater economic losses from weather events? Or could it be a simple matter of inflation?

Buying and Selling Energy Trading Portfolios

The energy trading business is changing as Wall Street adjusts to the requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. What does that mean to you?

EPA Makes the Best Case for State Regulation

A lot of attention has focused recently on federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing through the Environmental Protection Agency. But EPA’s ineptitude in air regulation makes a case for state-by-state regulation of oil and gas drilling.

Investing in Information to Respond to a Changing Climate

Putting more money and effort into information and information technology will pay solid returns when it comes to understanding and adapting to the world around us, including our changing climate.

It Can Happen Here

When the Soviet Union’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded in 1986, the response of the Western nuclear industry was, “It can’t happen here.” And then there was Fukushima Daiichi disaster in 2011. Was one disaster worse than the other?

Project Leadership for Project Management

We always talk about project management but rarely discuss project leadership.  There’s a difference.

The Case of the Disappearing Server Hugger

Is your organization being held back by a “server hugger?”

TREND: Europe’s Enthusiasm for Renewables Wanes

The EU has poured billions of dollars in support of the development of wind and solar projects over the past decade. Have the Europeans now lost their appetite for all things green?

Workplace Drama: Seven Tips for Reducing Workplace Negativity

Eliminating the negative and accentuating the positive in the workplace. Here’s the roadmap.