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Daily Archives: February 1, 2014

Articles tagged as American Cities: Before and After

Via Smithsonian – American Cities Before and After

EIA – NFL stadiums produce onsite energy with solar PV projects

“On February 2, MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host Super Bowl XLVIII. During the game, aerial footage will likely show 916 external LED fixtures powered by 1,350 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels with a total generating capacity of 276 kilowatts (kW). MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets and New York Giants, openedContinue Reading

EIA Brief on Qatar

“Qatar is the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, and the country’s exports of LNG, crude oil, and petroleum products provide a significant portion of government revenues. Like many of its neighbors, Qatar relies on its energy sector to support its economy. According to the Qatar National Bank (QNB), Qatar’s earnings fromContinue Reading

State Department Fact Sheet on Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Pipeline Fact Sheet, Office of the Spokesperson, Washington, DC. January 31, 2014 “On January 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of State (“the Department”) released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final Supplemental EIS). The analysis in the Final Supplemental EIS was done consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act and is in response to TransCanada’s application (MayContinue Reading

Pew – Attitudes about Aging: A Global Perspective

“At a time when the global population of people ages 65 and older is expected to triple to 1.5 billion by mid-century, public opinion on whether the growing number of older people is a problem varies dramatically around the world, according to a Pew Research Center survey. Concern peaks in East Asia, where nearly nine-in-ten Japanese,Continue Reading

Pew – More Now See Failure than Success in Iraq, Afghanistan

“After more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the public does not think the United States has achieved its goals in either country. About half of Americans (52%) say the U.S. has mostly failed to achieve its goals in Afghanistan while 38% say it has mostly succeeded. Opinions about the U.S. warContinue Reading