Don’t give the environmentalists all the credit (or blame). Where 2008 was a great year to start drilling, 2015 is a great year to quit.
Archive for month: September, 2015
It’s now the second full week—and the second phase—of the fallout from Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal.
The United States has tightened financial pressure on Islamic State, slapping sanctions on more than 30 leaders, supporters and affiliates around the world to squeeze the militant group Washington is having trouble defeating.
As Pope Francis advances his call to action against climate change and dependence on fossil fuels, some in the flock are faced with a dilemma.
The EPA has adopted new rules intended to clean the air around oil refineries across the nation, including communities near six major refineries in Southern California.
About three months ago, Cody Bishop, his wife Katie and their infant son went shopping for a new car, or rather a used car that was new to them. Like everyone, they had a multitude of choices. They narrowed them to a plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt and a shiny, black 2011 Volkswagen Jetta diesel TDI.
” … what the Volkswagen [scandal] is really showing is we’ve reached the limit of what’s possible with diesel and gasoline. So the time, I think, has come to move to a new generation of technology.”
The long-delayed Model X has fans charged, but the fold-down seats may prove a letdown.
China will forge ahead promoting electric vehicles as part of its energy policy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, as regulators increase scrutiny of diesels following Volkswagen AG’s admission to cheating emissions rules.