All around the globe, air pollution impacts people’s lives — keeping people indoors, leading to conditions like asthma, lung cancer, heart disease, and even brain disease, and leading to millions of deaths each year. And no, this isn’t just a problem abroad: More than half of Americans live in areas that have unsafe levels of air pollution. Most of that air […]
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“Energy poverty comes at a high cost,” says Prof. Ahmed Rahnema, holder of the Fuel Freedom Foundation chair at IESE. Along with Yossie Hollander, the foundation’s chairman, he shares how the solution includes generating knowledge and getting local businesses involved.
Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green.
BP said Thursday it pegs its total cost of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster at $61.6 billion, the first estimate the company has provided since the spill. That includes a $5.2 billion pre-tax hit to profits for the second quarter this year.
Faulty construction, rather than the fracking process, is found to have caused the methane leaks in one Colorado area.
Consumer Reports called on Tesla Motors to deactivate the automatic steering function of its partially self-driving system amid heightened scrutiny of the technology’s performance following a deadly accident in May.
Europe is dependent on foreign and often geopolitically unstable regions such as Russia, Libya and Iraq for 80% of its imported oil, according to a report.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has been talking directly with oil companies in hopes of reaching a consensus on extending California’s landmark climate programs, opening a back channel with an industry the governor has harshly criticized as a barrier to addressing global warming.