Contrary to what we’ve heard, the United States does not export more oil than it imports. We’re actually far from energy independent. No amount of embellishing government statistics changes those facts.
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About Landon Hall
Landon Hall has more than 20 years of experience as a reporter and editor, including a decade at The Associated Press in Portland, Oregon, and New York City. From 2009 to 2014 I covered health issues at the Orange County Register. He’s a fan of Angels baseball, O.C.’s dog-friendly beaches and fuels that don't make people ill. Tweet him @LandonHall.
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“This is to preserve and protect the franchise of fossil fuels into the 2040s, 2050s and beyond. If you think about how the world will continue to need oil, the right to operate … is going to require some kind of an accommodation, and what are we doing to get rid of fugitive emissions.”
Once again, an American president has begged, cajoled or hectored the Saudis and OPEC to produce more oil to keep prices low.
Pressure is mounting on the U.S. government to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of American-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Our complicated relationship with the kingdom, held together for decades by oil and arms, narrows our palette of options.
More than a week later, what lingers in the memory isn’t the despair, but the will to fight.
Building cars is hard. Building an affordable electric car is exceedingly hard.
Companies extracting oil and gas from the wilderness area in Alaska would face “enormous reputational risk and public backlash”, the investors say in a letter sent to 100 fossil fuel companies and the banks that finance them.
The quieter driving environment of an electrically driven vehicle can have significant mental health benefits, according to a new brain monitoring study.
Fuel Freedom is a non-profit with a simple mission: break America's oil addiction by bringing competition to the U.S. transportation fuel market.
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