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Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014 and the relentless fuelling of climate change is endangering the planet for future generations, the World Meteorological Organization said on Monday.
A former BP engineer accused of deleting text messages after the Gulf oil spill and ensuing investigation pleaded guilty Friday to lesser charges and avoided prison time.
A Tulsa-based pipeline company says about 1,000 barrels of crude oil has spilled from a pipeline in Noble County.
President Obama on Friday announced that he had rejected the request from a Canadian company to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending a seven-year review that had become a flash point in the debate over his climate policies.
In 1985, Ian Taylor, today the chief executive of the world’s largest oil trader Vitol, was part of a team at Royal Dutch Shell that forecast oil prices would rise five fold to $125 a barrel in 2015 as global reserves were expected to become more scarce. Now he says it is unlikely to ever […]
A new and innovative way to store methane could speed the development of natural gas-powered cars that don’t require the high pressures or cold temperatures of today’s compressed or liquefied natural gas vehicles.
The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how those risks might hurt the oil business.
I decided on the raw power of a corn-ethanol-fueled McLaren 12C Spider with a twin-turbo 3.8 liter V8 engine. In practical terms, this means it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds.
Lobbying expenses by oil companies in California reached an astonishing $11 million from July through September of 2015. The third-quarter lobbying expenses paid for an expensive campaign this past summer by Big Oil to derail an oil-reduction provision in California’s ambitious climate legislation, SB350.
For more than 15 years, Georgia offered one of the country’s most generous tax credits for people who bought electric cars. But the $5,000 subsidy went away three months ago, and a look by Watchdog.org at how the tax credit’s expiration has affected sales shows a dramatic drop in the number of all-electric cars such […]