Fossil Fuels

Keystone Pipeline Leak Underscores Danger of Fossil Fuels

The past week was chock-full of depressing revelations about the fossil fuel industry. I’m not talking about the hot air the Trump administration …

Climate

No, Norway Isn't Turning Away from Fossil Fuels

Its wealth fund's decision to divest oil and gas assets was more about diversification than environmentalism.<p>There was widespread excitement last week on the news that Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has announced an intention to sell off its oil and gas holdings. This amounts to about 6 …

Climate

When Will Diesel And Gasoline-Powered Cars Disappear Entirely?

<i>How will the development of electric cars affect diesel and gasoline-powered ones?</i> <i>originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Michael Barnard, Low-carbon Innovation Strategist, on Quora:</b><p>The …

Electric Vehicles

World's Biggest Investment Fund Considers Divesting From Fossil Fuels

By Julia Conley<p>Environmental advocates on Thursday applauded the latest organization to shift away from continued support of the fossil fuel …

Climate

Norway Fund May Divest From Fossil Fuels

November 17th, 2017, 7:32 AM UTC<p>Norway's $1T sovereign wealth fund has proposed dumping all its oil and gas stocks to diversify away from energy. The …

Business

Tesla’s ‘Beast’ gives jolt to battery-metals demand as fleets move away from fossil fuels

Business (South Africa)

Tesla Motors reveal the all-electric truck - and the roadster inside

Elon Musk has outdone himself by revealing not just one - but two - electric vehicles for the next decade - the articulated lorry and the …

Tesla

Why I Disrupted Trump's Fossil Fuel Agenda at COP23: A Young Person's First-Hand Account

By Michaela Mujica-Steiner<p>President Donald Trump's fossil fuel agenda was met with disdain Monday evening at COP23. The only official White House …

Climate

Trump ends the War on Fossil Fuels and we all come out winners

For eight long years, President Obama waged a relentless war on the fossil fuels that provide us with the abundant, affordable and efficient energy that makes modern American life possible. One of President Trump’s greatest accomplishments has been to end that ill-advised war, and now his actions …

Opinion

15,000 Scientists Beg Humans to Stop Killing Earth

(via HypnoArt/Pixabay)<p>The brightest minds in the world would really like you to stop killing everyone. You may not think you are, but you are. I am …

Geek

Protesters storm Trump-backed fossil fuel executives - Salon.com

Fossil fuel industry executives got a cold reception at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. Activists disrupted a panel about the role of “cleaner and more efficient” fossil fuels and nuclear power in “climate mitigation” by chanting, singing songs and then staging a walk-out that …

Climate

15,000 scientists just signed the largest-ever warning about Earth’s destruction

There’s no place like home, our warm and watery planet Earth. But we won’t be living here long if humans don’t change their ways, say 15,365 scientists from 185 countries who want your attention.<p>On Nov. 13, the journal BioScience published the “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second …

Climate

Schism Emerges Between U.S. Negotiators, Trump Politicals in Bonn (1)

White House officials appeared at the Bonn climate summit to tout cleaner and more efficient fossil fuels as a tool to fight climate change, but that …

Climate

Trump administration tried to promote fossil fuels at global climate meeting. It didn't go well.

A Trump administration attempt to offer fossil fuels as a solution to climate change was subject to protest and walkouts on Monday at U.N. climate …

Climate

Taiwan Cannot Develop Renewable Energy While Secretly Subsidizing Fossil Fuels

Taiwan plans to triple its renewable energy production to 20 percent by 2025 but carefully hidden subsidies threaten to keep Taiwan tied to coal, oil and gas.<p>Bringing this much green power online is a tough ask, even discounting a parallel commitment to draw down nuclear energy to zero from the …

Renewable Energy

Protests as Trump Promotes Coal at Climate Summit in Berlin

The Trump White House actually held a pro-coal exhibit at the Bonn climate summit in Germany, COP23. It did not go over well.<p>Indeed, this sort of …

Liberal View

WH defends fossil fuels at climate change conference

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Climate

College to Change Free Speech Policy After Lawsuit by Students Prevented From Advocating for Fossil Fuels

A Michigan college is set to change its policy regarding freedom of speech and expression after a lawsuit was brought against it by students who say …

Higher Education

Rick Perry’s gaffe on fossil fuels helping prevent sexual assault

Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press fileEnergy Secretary Rick Perry attends a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington on July 18.<br …

Denver

Trudeau has room to step up on climate

Two years ago Canada’s freshly minted Prime Minister strode to the podium of the Paris summit on climate change and beamed, “Canada is back, my …

Climate

Schwarzenegger: Let's slap a public health warning on fossil fuels

BONN: Arnold Schwarzenegger, former California governor and Hollywood actor and film producer, issued a challenge on Sunday to governments to start …

Climate

Open thread for night owls: As promised, U.S. gov't touts burning of fossil fuels at climate talks

Liberal View

COP23: Activists From Puerto Rico to Island Nations Demand Climate Reparations, End to Fossil Fuels

Media<p>At the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany, Democracy Now! was there when thousands of people took to the streets Saturday for a march to demand …

Climate

Medibank to dump holdings in fossil fuels over climate change health fears

Medibank, one of Australia's biggest health insurers, has announced it will dump its holdings in fossil fuel companies amid concern over the health …

Climate

New Technology Should Be Neither Feared Nor Trusted

How should we think about new and future technologies? The two main stances seem to be extreme optimism and extreme pessimism. A better approach …

Middle East

Bad Luck (and Fossil Fuels) May Have Doomed the Dinosaurs

According to a new study, the infamous asteroid had only a 13 percent chance of exterminating the giant reptiles.<p>You know the story, or at least some of it. Sixty-five million years ago, a rock about the size of Mount Everest careened out of space and slammed into modern-day Mexico. It opened a …

Mount Everest

Trump to World: Fossil Fuels Are Good for You

Rick Perry’s tortured relationship with the English language reached new heights (or lows) last week when he somehow connected two very distinct …

Climate

Ford launches new electric vehicles in China

In recent months, China has stepped up its game in replacing fossil fuels with renewable resources. From electric public transportation to a new, …

Electric Vehicles

Surprising but True: Giving More People Access to Energy Can Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

Today, more than 1 billion people in the world do not have access to electricity. An estimated 2.8 billion people lack clean cooking options. Closing …

Climate

New Zealand aims to transition to 100% renewables by 2035

Electric Shock<p>Last month, New Zealand named Jacinda Ardern as its 40th prime minister. This week, she outlined a plan that will see New Zealand’s …

Renewable Energy