Insights http://tdworld.com/taxonomy/term/7396/more en It’s Not As Bad As We’ve Been Led to Believe http://tdworld.com/insights/it-s-not-bad-we-ve-been-led-believe <div class="node-body article-body">What are the beliefs you have about mankind’s influence on and treatment of the environment? What state is our world in?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/it-s-not-bad-we-ve-been-led-believe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/it-s-not-bad-we-ve-been-led-believe#comments Insights Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:26:00 +0000 62821 at http://tdworld.com <p>Globally, the area covered by forest has not changed much since 1950.</p> VibeImages/iStock/Thinkstock Critique of Climate Change Science http://tdworld.com/insights/critique-climate-change-science <div class="node-body article-body">After my August 2014 article, expressing concern about the politicization of science potentially eroding the public’s confidence in science, I received a call from Steve Cieslewicz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/critique-climate-change-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/critique-climate-change-science#comments Insights Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:44:00 +0000 61651 at http://tdworld.com Techin24/iStock/Thinkstock Staying the Course http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/staying-course <div class="node-body article-body">It’s that time of year when it’s natural to reflect on the past. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/staying-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/vegetation-management/staying-course#comments Insights Vegetation Management Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:32:00 +0000 60151 at http://tdworld.com A Resolution for Privately Owned Trees http://tdworld.com/insights/resolution-privately-owned-trees <div class="field-byline"> Sig Guggenmoos, Vegetation Management Resource Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For a properly directed and funded UVM program 2% or less of the tree-caused outages are as a result of grow-ins. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/resolution-privately-owned-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/resolution-privately-owned-trees#comments Insights Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:41:00 +0000 58691 at http://tdworld.com Who is Responsible? http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible <div class="node-body article-body">Is it possible for us to substantially improve overhead electric system performance during major storm events without resolving the issue of private tree owner responsibility? </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible#comments Insights Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:20:00 +0000 57391 at http://tdworld.com Wendy Townrow/iStock/Thinkstock Devolution http://tdworld.com/insights/devolution <div class="node-body article-body">Utilities are unquestioningly accepting responsibility for the impacts of privately owned trees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/devolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/devolution#comments Insights Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:06:00 +0000 55411 at http://tdworld.com bildfokus/iStock/Thinkstock The Politicization of Science http://tdworld.com/insights/politicization-science <div class="node-body article-body">Most of us in the electric utility business have a strong respect for science. We readily understand you cannot ignore the laws of physics without putting yourself in harm’s way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/politicization-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/politicization-science#comments Insights Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:38:00 +0000 53531 at http://tdworld.com Who is Responsible for Urban Forests? http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible-urban-forests <div class="node-body article-body">The sky has a certain clarity, a very specific shade of blue when the temperature is -30°C. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible-urban-forests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/who-responsible-urban-forests#comments Insights Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +0000 51461 at http://tdworld.com waferboard You Can’t Win On Defense Alone http://tdworld.com/insights/you-can-t-win-defense-alone <div class="node-body article-body">Companies that operate in a truly competitive environment vary substantially in strategy and culture from electric utilities.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/you-can-t-win-defense-alone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/you-can-t-win-defense-alone#comments Insights Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:09:00 +0000 49971 at http://tdworld.com Stumping for Trees http://tdworld.com/insights/stumping-trees <div class="node-body article-body">You generally find them at truck stops. Flags that is – big flags. Do you know they’re 40 feet wide?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://tdworld.com/insights/stumping-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://tdworld.com/insights/stumping-trees#comments Insights Tue, 13 May 2014 16:53:00 +0000 48591 at http://tdworld.com <p>2013 Tour des Trees</p> R. Jeanette Martin