The US energy boom will boost jobs and capital spending, cut imports and carbon emissions, according to a new report. But the energy boom is not a panacea for the climate –or US foreign policy.
Whether Americans in the wake of Sandy will want to undertake the effort to change, in order to not only heal themselves but inoculate themselves against challenges posed by future storms like Sandy, is a major question, Stuebi writes.
The fact that the International Monetary Fund has produced two papers on peak oil this year gives some indication of how seriously it is taking the issue, Cobb writes.
Political unrest and general disagreement between climate experts and business leaders is threatening to take the California emissions program under before it’s really begun, according to Consumer Energy Report.
US, EU, and even Chinese solar-panel manufacturers are struggling because of a worldwide glut of panels. Recent moves by the US and EU have escalated the tensions. Could a trade war erupt over solar?
If the president is serious about making our country competitive, he will help to overturn EPA regulations that will hurt the US economy, Tracey writes.
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada finds that oil sands in Alberta, Canada will provide 3.2 million person years of employment and draw $364 billion in investment over the next 25 years, according to Consumer Energy Report.
The world is on the cusp of dramatic reductions in greenhouse gases if China replaces coal power with shale gas. But Greens are fighting the technology to do that.
New York's new gas rationing system goes into effect with police on hand to ensure it's enforced. Cars with license plates ending in an odd number will be able to fill up Friday. Even-number license plates can fill up Saturday.
The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced earlier this week that it would be investigating complaints of price gouging in the days following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Throughout election 2012, President Obama has promoted an America dependent on a diverse energy portfolio, rather than the volatile global oil market. What does his reelection mean for energy?
California Proposition 39 results: 60 percent of voters approve measure to close tax loophole and fund clean energy and energy efficiency projects in public buildings. For a tax measure, California Proposition 39 had surprisingly little organized opposition.
Burning oil is a one-time, irreversible act that leaves nothing of value behind and produces greenhouse gases and pollutants that harm us, Cobb writes.
After three weeks of losses, cheap crude attracted buyers, raising oil prices for the second straight day. The elections, hurricane Sandy, and China's 18th Party Congress also helped push oil prices up.
The coal-based electricity industry provides more than 550,000 jobs to America, according to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity.
Hurricane Sandy, dropping pump prices in California and lower crude prices have combined to continue to push gas prices down, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Gas prices have varied from $1.70 to $3.40 a gallon over the past 100 years of presidents, according to a new infographic. Can you guess who was in office when average gas prices were at their highest? Their lowest?