By Jeremy Deaton On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big deal. On May 8th, at 11 a.m. local time, the total output of… Read More ›
Don’t Be Fooled: Koch Push For Justice Reform Is Plot To Protect Corporate Criminals
The bill will mainly protect corporations who are polluting our water, land, and air quality.
‘Largest-ever’ Gas Field in Mediterranean Discovered Off Egypt, Italian Energy Giant Eni Says
Eni says after full development, the discovery will be able to ensure satisfying Egypt’s natural gas demands ‘for decades.’ The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a “supergiant” natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as… Read More ›
Citing Urgency, World Leaders Converge on France for Climate Talks
By Coral Davenport and Gardiner Harris LE BOURGET, France — One of the largest gatherings of world leaders in history began a multinational effort Monday toward forging what many called the planet’s last, best hope to stave off the worst… Read More ›
Imagine if Exxon had told the truth on climate change
by Bill McKibben Like all proper scandals, the #Exxonknew revelations have begun to spin off new dramas and lines of inquiry. Presidential candidates have begun to call for Department of Justice investigations, and company spokesmen have begun to dig themselves deeper… Read More ›
Inside Shell’s Extreme Plan to Drill for Oil in the Arctic
A global oil glut has tanked prices and cut profits—so why won’t Shell give up on the north? Surprise lurks in the Chukchi, whose frigid waters north of the Bering Strait span from Alaska to Siberia. Logistical and legal obstacles… Read More ›
Shale Oil Extraction, A Water Pollution Method
We well know that potable water, once polluted, cannot be replaced easily. One of the methods of using potable water is extraction of oil from shale. Getting crude oil from rock represents perhaps the most difficult process of extraction. Oil shale must be… Read More ›
Could This Zero-Emissions, Triple-Decker Solar Plane Revolutionize the Aviation Industry?
By Lorraine Chow As the Solar Impulse 2 makes its historic round-the-world trip powered only by the energy of the sun, it’s not so crazy to think that sometime in the future, commercial flying will abandon dirty fossil fuels. Well,… Read More ›
Will Hawaii Be the First State to Go 100% Renewable?
Islands are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, especially rising sea levels. So maybe it’s no surprise that Hawaii is considering legislation that would make it the first state in the U.S. to be entirely powered by renewable… Read More ›
Even at $10/barrel, oil can’t match solar on cost
One of the biggest banks in the Middle East and the oil-rich Gulf countries says that fossil fuels can no longer compete with solar technologies on price, and says the vast bulk of the $US48 trillion needed to meet global… Read More ›
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