USING THE OCEAN FOR FUTURE ENERGY STORAGE

Electric utilities of many nations operate hydroelectric energy storage batteries that are recharged overnight by pumping potable water uphill and then delivering peak-hour daytime electric power. Drought and increasing populations in many nations increases the attractiveness of using seawater to store energy.   Pumped Storage Many nations operate hydroelectric power generation …

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CORPORATE CAPTURE OF THE IMO?

A new report by U.K.-based InfluenceMap has accused prominent shipping industry organizations of aggressive lobbying to obstruct climate change action – a claim the organizations deny. The report release comes as the IMO is negotiating its future climate change strategy this week and accuses the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), …

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