What’s The Buzz?
If there’s one image that lingers after viewing the documentary “The Burden,” it’s the ubiquitous shots of troops — from every service in every theater — trudging around with massive fuel hoses over their shoulders.
Spring has finally arrived in Michigan, which for many of us means renewed hope that Enbridge, the company responsible for spilling more than 1 million gallons of tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River in 2010, will finally leave us alone.
A British Columbia aboriginal leader told the parliamentary committee studying Bill C-51 that the legislation was designed mainly to disrupt opposition to expansion of Alberta’s oilsands industry.
Donna Young was right. In 2013, more infants died in Vernal, Utah, than was normal for the area.
The plunging price of oil over the past nine months has forced many if not most energy companies to cut back drastically on spending, especially on projects in Arctic waters, where exploration and drilling are more difficult and expensive. But the Norwegian government says such delays could pay off in the long run.
In the not-so-distant past, it would not have been unusual or unseemly for journalists to identify political candidates making grossly unscientific assertions–that aliens walk among us, say, or the moon is made of green cheese — as crackpots. Climate change, however, seems to have made cowards of the press.
Emergency measures introduced in Paris to halve the number of vehicles on the roads after a noxious smog descended on the French capital have been hailed as a success.
Electric cars can do more for the environment than cut back on air pollution and fossil fuel use — they can make sweltering summers more bearable, too. Researchers have determined that EVs create a cooling effect in urban areas, since they aren’t producing heat that builds up in traffic jams.
Major oil-and-gas corporation BP announced Monday it is parting ways with the American Legislative Exchange Council, marking just the latest—and likely most significant—departure of a blue-chip company from the conservative group in recent months, National Journal has learned.
Energy entrepreneur Boone Pickens said Thursday he sees $70-a-barrel oil by year’s end, and between $80 and $90 within 12 to 18 months.