Over a Barrel Blog
Today we’re going to take a look at the boom/bust cycle infamous within the oil industry, and how it helps — and then hurts — state economies.
The election is over, and the people have spoken.
This year’s Green Car of the Year finalists were nothing short of incredible.
My mother is an amazing woman. Besides excelling at all the “typical” motherly duties, she also tirelessly lugged me and my friends to soccer practice, my sister and her friends to dance rehearsal, and she still found time to keep our fridge constantly stocked with healthy food. And her vehicle of choice? A minivan.
As Americans come to terms with their ground-shaking, head-spinning presidential election, the international community is marching forward to implement the broad framework of the Paris COP21 climate agreement.
As Americans, we have abundant choices in virtually everything. From the cars we drive to the food we eat, freedom of choice is a defining part of our country.
For a state that likes to considers itself a pioneer on environmental issues, the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 were disastrous for California.
Air quality in the United States is far better than it once was: The EPA says that between 1970 (the year the agency was created, and the Clean Air Act made into law) and 2014, aggregate emissions of six common pollutants dropped by 69 percent. But there’s still much room for improvement.
We’ve all been stuck behind one before. A car that clearly hasn’t passed a smog check in years, spewing smoke from its tailpipe like there’s no tomorrow. You probably know that the stuff coming out of there isn’t good for you, or the environment. But what exactly is it composed of?
September was a banner month for electric vehicles in America: As InsideEVs reported, 16,974 all-electrics and plug-in hybrids were sold, 67.5 percent more than during September 2015.