What’s The Buzz?
Maybe climate change tends to take a back seat because the talks themselves are a jargon-filled monstrosity of diplomatic protocol, which means no one—not even the diplomats themselves!—understands what’s happening half of the time.
U.S. president salutes French people for going ahead with crucial climate talks in his address to heads of state on first day of the conference
Bill Gates will announce the creation of a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund on Monday at the opening of a Paris summit meeting intended to forge a global accord to cut planet-warming emissions, according to people with knowledge of the plans.
The oil industry could have relied on another line of reasoning to explain the difference in why a gasoline powered internal combustion engine gets better performance from using gasoline than ethanol; they could have argued: “Gasoline has a gold color, while ethanol is clear and has no color; everyone knows that gold is more valuable […]
The dispersant chemical that was sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill might not have helped crucial petroleum-munching microbes get rid of the slick, a new study suggests.
Spanish renewable energy and engineering giant Abengoa, which operates plants in Kansas, says it has begun bankruptcy protection proceedings in a bid to avoid what could be one of the country’s largest insolvencies.
Why are only about 330,000 electric vehicles on the road? One answer lies in an unexpected and powerful camp of skeptics: car dealers. They are showing little enthusiasm for putting consumers into electric cars.
United Nations climate talks set to begin in Paris next week promise to produce a landmark deal that has eluded diplomats for more than two decades.
There are still many questions left unanswered: the cars were originally designed to cheat emissions tests in order to get better fuel economy, so it’s unclear how the update will affect mileage.
OPEC is determined to keep pumping oil vigorously despite the resulting financial strain even on the policy’s chief architect, Saudi Arabia, alarming weaker members who fear prices may slump further towards $20.