The goal of cutting petroleum consumption in half by 2030 is within reach for the three Pacific coast states — California, Oregon and Washington — but such a plan would rely heavily on expanding the use of alternative fuels, according to a new report commissioned by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Archive for month: February, 2016
VW must submit a repair plan for 80,000 diesel SUVs and larger cars that emit excess pollution, even as it considers buying back some vehicles and a prior fix plan for smaller vehicles was rejected.
At times like this it helps to turn to a reliable bull. So last week I paid a visit to Harold Hamm at the Oklahoma City headquarters of his Continental Resources.
Almost every day, even if you don’t own a car, you probably buy something made from oil. Usually we don’t think about where that money goes — because the answer, at least some of the time, is that it ends up lining the pockets of some of the world’s deadliest people.
The Iowa primary has put into play one of the more obscure issues in the political life of the nation — ethanol, of all things.
Oil fell nearly four percent on Monday as weak economic data from China, the world’s largest energy consumer, weighed on prices and an OPEC source played down talk of an emergency meeting to stem the decline.
American drivers are within shouting distance of $1.50 a gallon for the first time since 2009.