Have “frackers” overplayed their hand?

It’s been fascinating to watch the debate over fracking develop in recent months. Companies who have been touting the benefits of shale gas and its growing importance for  the US energy portfolio are been throw a curve ball. According to the New York Times, (June 29,2011) and following a series of articles published by the… Continue reading Have “frackers” overplayed their hand?

ΑΝ ΘΕΛΕΤΕ ΕΚΛΟΓΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΛΗΞΤΕ ΤΩΡΑ ΣΕ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΙΚΕΣ ΣΥΜΦΩΝΙΕΣ

Οι τελευταίες μέρες θα μείνουν αξέχαστες στην πολιτική ιστορία της σύγχρονης Ελλάδας. Στο χείλος της οικονομικής καταστροφής, με ανεπανόρθωτες οικονομικές συνέπειες για τη σημερινή γενιά αλλά και πολλές επόμενες γενιές Ελλήνων, ο πολιτικός κόσμος δεν μπορεί να συνεργαστεί. Η κυβέρνηση καταρρέει εκ των έσω μετά από διαβεβαιώσεις   20 μηνών πως μπορεί να διασώσει τη… Continue reading ΑΝ ΘΕΛΕΤΕ ΕΚΛΟΓΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΛΗΞΤΕ ΤΩΡΑ ΣΕ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΙΚΕΣ ΣΥΜΦΩΝΙΕΣ

Paying Attention to the Rhetoric: How fracking is becoming Red, White and Blue.

It is both fascinating and alarming to watch how the arguments undermining the path to sustainability in the United States are steadily and expertly being constructed by interests opposing it. First we have a deafening silence with regard to the far reaching potentials of energy efficiency and conservation. That too is part of the strategy.… Continue reading Paying Attention to the Rhetoric: How fracking is becoming Red, White and Blue.

Greek Parliamentarians: Stop posturing, roll-up your sleeves and do the job

What is it about politicians and posturing and delay tactics especially in critical moments which require urgent action and decisiveness? Greece is going through one of the most severe economic crises in its modern history  and the EU and the IMF have been called in to support and help pull the country and its economy… Continue reading Greek Parliamentarians: Stop posturing, roll-up your sleeves and do the job