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IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

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IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

Almost an entire year has gone by from when this project was just a concept to the completion of installation –but it’s finally happened. The complete environmental impact projections for this project is that it will save 30,000-150,000 gallons of gasoline each year and reduce carbon gas emissions by 600,000-3,000,000 pounds per year. This started as an idea, and as things developed over a one year period of time many believers came forth and changed it from an idea into a vision, and then into reality. Although I put a lot of time into this, it would have been absolutely impossible to do this without the help and time of a [...]

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The Myth of the American Energy Crisis

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Myth of the American Energy Crisis

The flier containing information about an upcoming presentation was titled Myth of the American Energy Crisis. I thought to myself this is a catchy title for sure and it includes the word “energy,” so I had better clear that date on my calendar so I could check out what I was hoping would be a brilliant presentation on energy and politics by Mark Chapin Johnson, PhD at the Center Club in Orange County, California on September 12, 2012. It turned out that I was not disappointed. The bottom line according to Dr. Johnson is that virtually everything we know and think about the merits of ethanol is actually the opposite [...]

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USC Professor Meshkati Speaks on Nuclear Safety at China Environment Forum

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USC Professor Meshkati Speaks on Nuclear Safety at China Environment Forum

We are so grateful that USC Professor Najmedin Meshkati agreed to speak at the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference that took place on June 15, 2012 at No. 1 High School in Guiyang, China. As forum keynote speaker, Professor Meshkati focused on nuclear power and specifically on how proper human, organization, and technology all need to be in place in order to have a safe power plant. He emphasized the idea of a weak link in the chain of these three items will lead to disaster. Meshkati maintained that most [...]

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IEA Raises over $10,000 for China Environment Forum

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
IEA Raises over $10,000 for China Environment Forum

International Energy Alliance fundraising committee reports that it successfully raised over $10,000 in funding for the second International Environment Forum (also known as the “2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference”) which took place in Guiyang, China on June 15, 2012.

Fundraising committee co-chair Andrew Hunter in the USA and co-chair Luo Xi in China started to work on fundraising in early May, and appropriated funds and fund pledges for the full required amount by the [...]

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China Environment Forum Focusses on Energy

June 20, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
China Environment Forum Focusses on Energy

Entering the 21st century, social development’s over-dependence and human beings’ excessive consumption of various sources of energy, especially non-renewable energy sources have led to degradation of the ecological environment, which worries people around the world. In order to advocate ecological civilization and green life, enhance teenagers’’ understanding of ecological civilization and green life, enhance teenagers’ understanding of ecological civilization construction, we hold the Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference here, hoping that this [...]

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Senior IEA Editor Delivers Speech at China Environment Forum

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Senior IEA Editor Delivers Speech at China Environment Forum

Jessica Murphy, senior editor for the International Energy Alliance, traveled to Guiyang, China to be a part of the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference which took place on June 15. Jessica’s insight into renewable energy cautions that not all renewable energy ideas are worthy of being put into place since there can be negative secondary effects or other inefficiencies. Her complete speech as was given at this conference is given below.

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IEA Executive Board Member Speaks at China Environment Forum

June 18, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
IEA Executive Board Member Speaks at China Environment Forum

International Energy Alliance co-founder and executive board member, Andrew Hunter, gave a keynote speech at the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference. His message encouraged others to work together and seek outside assistance when taking action in helping our environment. He then discussed three significant reasons for moving away from oil and suggests renewable energy sources can be part of the solution. A complete copy of his speech is shown below.

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China Environment Forum a Great Success

June 17, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
China Environment Forum a Great Success

The 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference (aka the Second International Environment Forum) that took place June 15, 2012 in Guiyang, China was a great success and an amazing experience for all –attendees, participants, special guests, speakers, and organizers, alike.

This forum was organized by the International Energy Alliance, Hunter Programs, Guiyang Hunter Programs, and No. 1 High School. Special thanks goes out to Mr. Luo Xi (Cameron) for his forum organization efforts since without his passion and

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China International Environment Forum Format is Set

June 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
China International Environment Forum Format is Set

As the day approaches of what looks to be an extremely promising environment forum, the format of the second International Environment Forum scheduled to take place on June 15 (changed from June 16) comes to fruition.

Forum location is in the main auditorium of Guiyang No. 1 High School in Guiyang, the capital city of the Guizhou province in southwest China. This is absolutely the top high school in the entire province with about ten thousand students attending.

The auditorium has seating limited to eight hundred

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Distinguished USC Professor will Attend China Environment Forum

June 3, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Distinguished USC Professor will Attend China Environment Forum

The International Energy Alliance is very pleased to announce that the second International Environment Forum that will take place in Guiyang, China on June 16 will be attended by distinguished University of Southern California civil and environmental engineering professor, Najmedin Meshkati. Professor Meshkati will speak to forum participants about the environment from a engineering point of view.

Professor Meshkati is a professor of engineering in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is a recipient

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Platinum Associates joins in sponsoring China Environment Forum

June 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Platinum Associates joins in sponsoring China Environment Forum

Platinum Associates joins the ranks of companies and schools sponsoring the second International Environment Forum taking place in Guiyang, China on June 16, 2012. The IEA organizers of this forum were lucky enough to catch Platinum Associates president, Amar Dhillon, for a few words on his company support of the forum and bettering our environment.

Global warming is a serious problem for both planet earth and humanity. There is no doubt that increasing environment responsibility in our younger generation is

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IEA Website Now Available 58 Different Languages

May 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
IEA Website Now Available 58 Different Languages

We at the International Energy Alliance are very excited to announce that as of today our website is now available in fifty-seven different languages in addition to English — Arabic, Chinese, German, Spanish, Russian, Swahili, and even Haitian Creole. See the list of tags at the bottom of this post for a complete list of available languages. The IEA board members believe that this will allow the IEA to better accomplish one of its first and primary goals of sharing information and collaborating with others all around the world. The IEA board hopes that in the future the population of individuals accessing the website will better reflect the world internet population. Making the IEA website available in such a great number of languages is a large step in that direction.

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Donny Disbro at PCM “gets it done” when it comes to saving energy

April 18, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Donny Disbro at PCM “gets it done” when it comes to saving energy

Professional Community Management company, PCM, is the third largest property management company in the United States, and with CEO Donny Disbro at the helm, the changes this company has made over the past decade to its own offices pale in comparison to the sensible energy saving changes it believes it can help make in the communities and properties it manages. In my interview with Mr. Disbro, I could not help but become excited as he enthusiastically shared his vision with me. He does have the advantage of having begun his interest and experience in

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IEA helps organize China Environment Forum June 2012

April 16, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
IEA helps organize China Environment Forum June 2012

The IEA is very pleased to announce the second international environment forum which will take place June 16, 2012. The forum will take place at Guiyang No. 1 High School. Scholars, college students, and high school students from the U.S., China, and other countries are welcome to attend and participate.

The IEA is serving as one of the organizers, and IEA leadership and members from the U.S. are planning to attend. The details of this forum will be forthcoming very soon, so check back frequently for updates.

The last forum took place in June of 2010 and was a great experience for all who attended. This year the forum is promising to be much larger with many more participants. At this website there are photos and details from the last forum which may be found by searching on “forum.”

If you are considering attending, please let us know if you need details regarding the forum, participants, or travel.

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CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

March 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

CityPerk has been extremely active in passionately doing what they can for a better environment, and is the first entry into our small business spotlight. Not only do the owners of CityPerk run a successful corner coffee shop and bakery, but they have carefully scrutinized every aspect of their operations to ensure that they use as little energy as possible. For these owners though, the search for better ways to use less energy or to use renewable energy is never ending. They also actively participate in Aliso Viejo “Green City” planning meetings, eager to help wherever they can.

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Michael Jedlowski of Ashley Furniture Homestores Makes Energy Changes

January 3, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Michael Jedlowski of Ashley Furniture Homestores Makes Energy Changes

I would like to start this interview, Mr. Jedlowski, by thanking you for taking the time to share your ideas with me and the alliance members. You are also our very first business owner who is sharing ideas with, we hope, the world through our Business Spotlight part of our website. Well, let’s begin the interview. Do you think sustainability is important? Yes. Why I think it is important is that it can not only be good for the world, but it can also be economically beneficial for a business if it does it correctly. I believe that sustainability just for sustainability purposes

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