Archives for Energy
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) is leading what NGOs call a McCarthyite investigation of government agencies, state attorneys general and, now, nonprofits. These stakeholders have one thing in common: They're working to research ExxonMobil’s alleged climate deception. And now, they're joining together to fight back.
Carbon Tracker called out the energy industry for lagging in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. By submitting the same boilerplate risk disclosures, the group says, energy companies exacerbated the collapse of coal and left investors -- and coal miners -- blindsided.
Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from investors and the media.
Last week, an international arbitration court ruled that China has no territorial rights to the Spratly Islands, nor to the South China Sea. Considering the potentially rich food and energy resources, expect this region to be a global flash-point for years to come.
China is on pace to open one new coal-fired plant a week until 2020, says Greenpeace, despite its promises to boost renewables and wean itself off dirty fossil fuels.
Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee, is out to discredit climate scientists with a political witch hunt that's now extending to NGOs.
According to a Norwegian energy consultancy, the U.S. edges out Russia by just over 3 percent and holds the mantle of having the world's largest oil reserves.
On paper, the Tesla-SolarCity deal is one that is easy for Wall Street analysts and business school students to pick apart. But in the long term, we could see the rise of a formidable company as solar power and energy storage get more efficient and cheaper.
Google, which describes itself as the world’s largest buyer of clean energy, announced another investment in renewables last week. Two new Google-backed wind farms in Norway and Sweden will power all of the tech giant's data centers within the European Union.
The United Steelworkers union and Sierra Club joined forces on an international trade and infrastructure plan they hope will become central to the Democratic platform.
Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.
Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians should vote “yes” on an initiative this November that would legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana.