reEarth encouraged by US Ambassador’s Comments on renewable energy and cautions on LNG

April 25th, 2008

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April 25 2003

For Immediate Release

reEarth encouraged by US Ambassador’s Comments on renewable energy and cautions on LNG

reEarth was delighted to read the following statement by US Ambassador Ned Siegel.

“Protecting the environment does not stop at the ocean’s edge. We need to find new, clean energy efficient technologies, but more importantly, we have to find renewable energy resources,”

The Ambassadors comments are particularly poignant given that the American AES project to site a LNG regasification terminal at Ocean Cay south of Bimini continues to hang over the Bahamas like a pall. There is nothing “new”, “clean” or “renewable” about LNG. Read the rest of this entry »

Expert Calls For More Attention To Climate Change Issues

April 16th, 2008

April 15th, 2008 Expert Calls For More Attention To Climate Change Issues BY VANESSA C. ROLLE

Experts warn that climate change could lead to more intense storms. At left, a portion of West Bay Street was washed away in Hurricane Frances in 2004. The worldwide effort to combat the effects of climate change is not far removed from The Bahamas. On the home front, officials continue to suggest ways the local population can do its part to reduce the impact of global warming. Read the rest of this entry »

BEC explains its need for load shedding

April 15th, 2008

BEC explains its need for load shedding

By JUAN MCCARTNEY, Guardian Senior Reporter, juan@nasguard.com

The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) has to contend with the problem of load shedding every year, as the demand for electricity around the island exceeds the capabilities of the system to provide it. Read the rest of this entry »

City dump still burning

April 15th, 2008

By KRYSTEL ROLLE, Guardian Staff Reporter, krystel@nasguard.com

The relocation of the city dump on New Providence may not be a feasible idea, as the island does not have enough land left that is able to sustain such a major site, according to Terrence Godet, the senior field supervisor for the landfill. Read the rest of this entry »