A split over climate policy is brewing within the US Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is already working behind the scenes to discredit the new group
About three years ago, I sat next to a man on a plane who was watching “Pirates of the Caribbean” on his iPod. I couldn’t imagine it being much fun, although the special effects probably looked more realistic on a viewer that defied serious scrutiny than on something like an Imax screen. Ever since then, I have noticed that Apple delivers many familiar products and services in formats that are much lower in carbon content than the ones they replace – – and might even be able to deliver an app that one day saves the entire planet from the …
Because it has been documented that today’s technology could replace all or most fossil fuel consumption with renewable sources, the most important focus for writing on technical solutions to the climate crisis is what can be done today. There is too much yammering about “innovation”, and not enough attention paid to mature conservation, efficiency and renewable technology we already know how to build, and simply need to deploy. But that does not mean potential technical breakthroughs are unimportant. While conservation and efficiency that save energy are cheaper than today’s fossil fuels, renewable sources of heat and electricity are mostly more …
Imperial Oil has contracted to transport giant machines from South Korea through Idaho and Montana to Canada’s Athabaskan tar-sands project in Alberta
Cap-and-trade's death means any federal effort to limit emissions rests with the EPA. Not shockingly, EPA has become the whipping boy of politicians.
There's an oil spill in Michigan and the energy bill's now a slip of a thing, but a lot of other stuff happened in recent days that didn't grab big headlines. Here are 10 stories from the greenosphere that you might have missed.
Right now, I'm facing a problem shared by scores of farmers. I have four lambs that have been raised entirely on grass, and I know there are customers eager to buy them. I just don't know who they are. Luckily, the Nebraska Food Co-op is here to help play matchmaker.
Enterprise Rent-a-Car will loan out Nissan Leafs in Phoenix, Tucson, Knoxville, Nashville, San Diego, Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle.
Ground was broken for what will likely become the largest wind farm in the country -- but overall, the news for renewable energy is not so good.
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