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20 ‘Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters’ Hit U.S. in 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), which calls itself “the Nation's Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather and climate events," reported that…


Offshore Wind a Biden Priority, but Federal Permits Remain a High Hurdle
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President Biden in March of this year announced plans to “jumpstart” offshore wind projects, making that renewable energy resource a focal point of his administration’s energy and environmental policies. A…


Disaster Response: How Power Generators Prepare to Weather the Storm

Natural disasters can strike anywhere, and the events of recent years—hurricanes, flooding rains, bomb cyclones—have ramped up the efforts of utilities to prepare for extreme weather. Power companies are utilizing…


Whether Man-Made or Not, Global Warming Is a Problem

I recently bought a house in southwestern Florida, but not without some reservations. Don’t get me wrong, I love the palm trees and sandy beaches, but what worries me is…