Energy/Environment Energy Voices

  • Is hard-to-reach energy slowing down economic growth?

    Since the early 20th Century, the amount of energy required to produce new energy has skyrocketed. That puts a drag on the economy, Cobb writes, as more and more resources are devoted to keeping up with energy demand.

  • BP Gulf oil spill anniversary comes with new regulations

    Five years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration is out with new regulations on offshore drilling. The hope is to prevent future catastrophe, but environmentalists say offshore drilling still isn't worth the risks to ocean life.

  • How global energy is getting cleaner

    Decarbonization trends and new technologies indicate we can land at a reasonable climate future with very modest costs and profound benefits, writes Hal Harvey of Energy Innovation.

April 19, 2015

Photos of the weekend

Participants in the Tweed Run ride their bicycles over Westminster Bridge in central London, Saturday. The Tweed Run is an annual event in which the participants wear vintage clothing and ride their bicycles though city centers worldwide.

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