Because IKEA is so fricking ubiquitous, this is actually a big deal.
A coal-gasification plant deal orchestrated by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) could cost state ratepayers a lot more than expected.
China's economy is slowing down, and so is its steel industry, and so is the steel industry's demand for high-grade coal from Appalachia. That means plunging prices.
I'm sure you're stunned.
There's good reason to do so: Georgia has experienced a number of problems with hot weather leading to decreased fossil energy output.
PayPal founder Elon Musk is getting sick of waiting around for someone to build a bullet train. So he’s come up with an idea he calls the Hyperloop, a sort of mega-fast Futurama people-tube situation that would get passengers from L.A. …
In the future, all the ski slopes will be doing what Arizona Snowbowl is doing this season: making snow out of sewage effluent.
Even if your company is less inept than Shell, the cost of extraction and the risk of disaster are too high.
Then why is the president being attacked for supporting them? Because of where the cost is incurred.