An Audi research facility in Dresden, Germany, has managed to create the first batches of diesel fuel with a net-zero carbon footprint — made from carbon dioxide (CO2), water and renewable energy sources such as wind or solar power.
Archive for month: April, 2015
Even as prices rise for oil contracts that will be settled in the next few months, the price of oil is actually falling when delivery won’t take place for years.
As a retailer who has been selling E15 for a year, I know firsthand the benefits it has for the environment, consumers and retailers like me: it’s cleaner, it’s cheaper, and it gives drivers and retailers more options.
Natural gas prices plunged to their lowest point in nearly three years as weather updates suggest this spring could bring some of the weakest demand in more than a decade.
Royal Dutch Shell and France’s Total have delayed multibillion-dollar offshore oil projects in west Africa as part of efforts to rein in costs and shore up cash flow following the collapse in crude prices.
As Pope Francis prepares to deliver what is likely to be a highly influential encyclical this summer on environmental degradation and the effects of human-caused climate change on the poor, he is alarming some conservatives in the United States who are loath to see the Catholic Church reposition itself as a mighty voice in a cause they do not believe in.
Nevada businessmen, Charlie Good, and cattleman Bill Couser, were among thsoe who attended the American Coalition for Ethanol Fly-in in Washington, D.C., last month as part of the effort by fuel retailers who have found themselves in a battle with big oil to offer higher ethanol blends.
A growing number of the world’s wealthiest people, From both ends of the political spectrum, are banding together to bet on new technologies that could displace fossil fuels. The one thing they have in common? They believe it will make them a lot of money.
The moderate global warming that has already occurred as a result of human emissions has quadrupled the frequency of certain heat extremes since the Industrial Revolution, scientists reported Monday.
After problems at three California refineries spooked the state’s oil market, gas prices have jumped as much as 20-cents a gallon — and they could go up another dime or more in the coming days.