Business & Technology

A group of investors wants to make tar-sands extraction greener

One good way to do that, not mentioned: don't extract tar sands.

Giant wind turbine on wheels can be set up anywhere you want

It's sort of like a Transformer wind turbine.

Deadly 2011 Spanish earthquake linked to groundwater drilling

But don't worry. We're sure fracking is perfectly safe.

iPod’s packaging dissolves in water

So Apple's coolness factor is now going to increase, if that is possible. Their packaging dissolves in water. Yeah. Watch.

Join Politico and the oil industry to discuss energy — and thanks, wind, for sponsoring

Not busy on Nov. 15? Join industry leaders in an affirmation that America isn't helping fossil fuels enough.

A Koch-allied group aims to make wind energy toxic

The American Energy Alliance is working to make a wind industry tax credit so "toxic" that Congress will refuse to pass an extension.

BP’s failed Deepwater containment dome is still down there, leaking away

And BP doesn't seem particularly interested in cleaning up the mess caused by the leaky equipment it abandoned at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.

TransCanada shuts down its existing Keystone pipeline as a precaution

They found a teeny-tiny, itsy-bitsy anomaly, guys, no big whoop, said a spokesperson who was sweating through her jacket.

The Great Lakes are one Enbridge pipeline failure away from disaster

A narrow waterway separating two Great Lakes is home to a tar sands pipeline operated by the company responsible for the worst on-land spill in U.S. history.