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U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Fell By 2.8% In 2019

June 4th, 2020 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration

U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions declined by 2.8% in 2019 to 5,130 million metric tons (MMmt), according to data in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review


The Oil & Gas Industry Doesn’t Have A Bright Future

June 2nd, 2020 | by Gerard Reid

The oil and gas industry has been in a recession, effectively since the global financial crisis 11 years ago. Each year, production volumes have increased by more than global demand, meaning that the market has been in decline, with lower prices for crude oil and natural gas the natural result


Energy Efficiency Is Cheaper Than Gas

June 1st, 2020 | by NRDC

A new study shows that programs to increase the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses remain even cheaper than natural gas, demonstrating once again that this abundant energy “resource” is the most cost-effective path to a cleaner future


Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels? Seriously

May 24th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Supporting renewables can cut emissions and boost the economy, all while providing cost-competitive energy. Yet the Trump Administration continues propping up the fossil fuel industry — despite the sector facing real financial problems that began long before the COVID-19 pandemic


[TSLA] — It’s All An Opinion, IMO

May 12th, 2020 | by Frugal Moogal

I was reading through the comments on my recent Tesla earnings call article, and an interesting comment caught my eye from PragmaticCitizen. That statement was: "As a shareholder, this is obviously an op ed."


Louisiana Can Transition From Oil To Energy Independence

May 5th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Can Louisiana transition from oil to energy independence? Instead of working the oil fields as many here in our state do, what if those people were building wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico instead? Bob Marshall, a Pulitzer Prize–winning Louisiana environmental journalist, recently shared his thoughts on this in Nola.com


We Should Not Bail Out Oil Companies

April 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

We should not bail out oil companies. But we probably will since Trump is scrambling to do just that. As we know, the price of oil in the US fell below zero for the first time ever the other day


Dear Oil Executive, Is There A Lack Of Imagination?

April 21st, 2020 | by Daryl Elliott

Yesterday, the price of oil dropped below the $0 line. For the first time in history, the price was negative. Bloomberg reports that the price reached minus $37.63 per barrel. This means oil companies are paying people to haul oil away because they have so much of it, more is on the way, and they have to make room for the new oil deliveries already en route


Echo Chambers Warp Policy Debate — CleanTech Talk Podcast

April 20th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this interview for our CleanTech Talk podcast series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, sits down to continue a conversation with Ed Dolan, economist, writer, and Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center, about climate change communication and action across political divides


Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050

April 18th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot



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