The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has once again set some aggressive policy goals for the year to come. However, much like the recent past, the intentions are likely to fall short.
In the race to gain more power from clean and renewable sources, government plays a major role. Recently, Sweden's government positioned itself as a world leader when it announced that it would transition to 100 percent renewables.
In August 2014, the U.S. Congress asked that the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provide an analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan. It would require states to develop methods to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emission rates.
The changing of the calendar fills some people with regret for missed opportunities, unfulfilled promises and unresolved challenges. But, for those with a more optimistic and practical nature, each January brings new opportunities to take well-thought-out action and get things right.