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.
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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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The quieter driving environment of an electrically driven vehicle can have significant mental health benefits, according to a new brain monitoring study.
It was December 1984, and President Reagan had just been elected to his second term, Dynasty was the top show on TV and Madonna’s Like a Virgin topped the musical charts. It was also the last time the Earth had a cooler-than-average month.
The cost of Asia’s growing thirst for oil will surpass $1 trillion this year, about twice as much as in 2015 and 2016, as oil prices touch $80 per barrel and continental demand hits a record.
Florida’s congressional delegation, citing the state’s vibrant tourism industry, delivered a unanimous, bipartisan and stern message of opposition to offshore energy exploration during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Grassley’s protest comes amid mounting farm-state frustration with the EPA’s management of the Renewable Fuel Standard that compels refiners to use biofuel such as corn-based ethanol. Iowa is a top producer of both corn and ethanol.
Global tourism now accounts for 8% of carbon emissions, three times more than was previously thought made me think– surely we can do better?
If you believe the headlines, traditional automobiles are speeding toward a dead end.
Researchers reported that children of mothers who were exposed in their third trimester to higher levels of fine particulate pollution were at a 61 percent higher risk of elevated blood pressure.
President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiations with California on achieving a single fuel economy standard for the nation during a meeting with auto industry executives.