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Browsing the "Oil" Category

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


Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

May 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow


[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


Oil Tankers Lurk Off The Coast Of California

April 26th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Oil tankers — 27 of them — have been spotted lurking off the coast of southern California. The footage was taken by the U.S. Coast Guard, as the Coast Guard is monitoring the "increased presence" of oil tankers that are hanging out in the seas near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach


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


A Tale Of Two Oil States: Norway & Alberta, Canada

April 23rd, 2020 | by Barry A.F.

Both Norway and Alberta, Canada are economies that gain huge profits from selling oil. They have huge natural reserves of it and make ginormous profits from feeding our "need" for oil powered transportation. However, their method of deploying those profits is in sharp contrast, and interestingly it even guides their philosophies and how they view climate change


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



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