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Gas Stations Face Bankruptcy As Demand Plummets

April 3rd, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many people and cars at home and the looming threat of mass bankruptcy forcing consumer demand even lower, we have to ask: are gas stations making any money

A Formula For Catastrophe In The Arctic

September 30th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Unless humanity converts to alternative fuels, the Arctic may become the world’s primary source of fossil fuels, warns Michael T. Klare. The Trump administration welcomes the prospect

TerraCycle Adds Loop To Its Circular Economy Repertoire

September 30th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Customers can order products from a variety of companies that are shipped to them in returnable and reusable containers packed inside a reusable blue Loop container. When the products are consumed, the containers are placed inside a similar Loop container, picked up by UPS or other package delivery service, and returned to the point of origin for re-use. Customers pay a modest service fee of the use of the Loop container

When Will Renewable Energy Prices Stop Dropping?

June 15th, 2019 | by George Harvey

Some people have asked when the prices will stop falling. Their understanding is that the decline in price really is unpredictable, and they believe that no definitive answer can be made about what source of energy will be least expensive in the future. In some important ways, they are wrong. The declines are predictable, to a degree

New Research Shows That Only Two Large Petroleum Companies Have Meaningful Emission Reduction Targets

November 9th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

New research from the Transition Pathway Initiative dug into the world’s ten largest public oil and gas companies to develop a bottom-up picture of their long term emissions glide paths and came back with some not-so-surprising conclusions. The research found that only two of the ten companies have publicly committed to reducing emissions as required to achieve the Paris climate agreement

Trump Admin Won’t Eliminate National Monuments (But Bears Ears Still On The Chopping Block)

August 25th, 2017 | by Jeremy Bloom

We don't have an official release yet, but word is that NONE of the 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration will be completely eliminated. But that was always an extreme option, probably tossed out there as a smokescreen to let Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke give away millions of acres to his millionaire oil and mining buddies, then say "But look, this is just a minor change compared to the disaster we COULD have perpetrated."

Cogeneration Goes Global

January 20th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

by Chadwick Wasilenkoff  Sometimes what’s old becomes new again and “cogeneration,” which is over 130 years old, is gathering momentum [&hellip

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