Archives for Energy
A significant reduction in pollution is as simple as closing the door, says Generation 180. The group is asking retailers to keep their entrance doors closed, which is only logical during the hot summer months.
The developments behind "Energy as a Service" are encouraging, but is this model sustainable or is it just a stop-gap arrangement tiding the wave of excitement in this sector?
Santa Barbara's city council voted last week to commit to 100 percent renewables by 2030, making this coastal city of 92,000 the 30th U.S. city to embark upon such a plan.
An executive at BlackRock recently said in an interview that "coal is dead," with the future for conventional fuels such as oil also facing a cloudy future.
Donald Trump says his border wall idea could be paid for by installing solar panels on it. The truth, however, is that the financial viability of such a project is far more complicated.
New York's attorney general has accused ExxonMobil of using one set of carbon pricing publicly to shareholders while using another internally. ExxonMobil is determined to litigate back hard, but at what cost?
President Donald Trump's plan to reform the air traffic control system across the U.S. could actually result the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions due to increased efficiencies. Do not count on the president to sell those benefits as he touts his plan, however.
The diplomatic isolation of Qatar has raised all kinds of questions about the World Cup and oil prices. But no one has asked about the impact the country's isolation will have on the hundreds of thousands of expat workers building new World Cup venues.
The Washington Post has been revived thanks to Jeff Bezos, and has been key in the resistance against the Trump Administration. So we were surprised to see that the newspaper's excellent energy newsletter was sponsored by the Koch Brothers.
The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change cooperation, or can the private sector and local government plug in those climate action gaps?
Greenpeace and As You Sow are among the organizations challenging ExxonMobil's stance on climate change as the company convenes its annual shareholder meeting today in Dallas, Texas.
Chevron's annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.