Air pollution is a visible problem in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The city’s poor air quality is evident in its congested streets where passenger vehicles, trucks and motorcycle taxis jostle for space while belching clouds of black smoke.
However: The pace at which the energy sector shifts to a low-carbon model isn’t fast enough to stave off the impacts of climate change, consultant group DNV GL found.
It’s official: index fund giant Vanguard Group voted against Exxon Mobil management for the first time to require the oil and gas giant to report on climate change, according to proxy voting records published by Vanguard on Thursday.
Venezuelan homemaker Carmen Rondon lives in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves, but has spent weeks cooking with firewood due to a chronic shortage of home cooking gas – leaving her hoarse from breathing smoke.
“Biofuels can play a significant role for reducing carbon intensity in transportation, provided the politics and/or economics don’t derail their viability. Those hurdles are significant.”
Paired with sanctions on individual human rights abusers, an oil embargo has the best chance of reversing the Maduro regime’s behavior.
Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, surely goes down as leader of the most dysfunctional, basket case country in Latin America.
Ayesha Malik considers herself an American on paper, a Pakistani by heritage, and a Saudi by upbringing. But she calls herself an Aramcon.
A new study from a researcher at Norway’s Institute of Transport Economics (TØI) has released a new paper that argues that the transition to electric vehicles will take several decades even in the most optimistic scenarios.
The gas station is in for a major overhaul. The world’s big oil companies have all sorts of potential changes on the drawing board, including new fuel options, restaurants and shops, and package-delivery services.