Performance, fuel economy, luxury, and style: the 2014 BMW 328d boasts all this and more, Vijayenthiran says. The new BMW model will be priced from $39,525 for a rear-wheel-drive sedan when it goes on sale this fall.
Climate change is not an environmental issue but an economic challenge, said newly confirmed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in her first public speech since taking office. Ms. McCarthy outlined a vision for EPA that focused on combating climate change while spurring economic growth.
New Corvette Stingray gets 29 mpg highway and 17 mpg in the city for a combined rating of 21 mpg. That puts the new Corvette Stingray well ahead of its main rival, the Porsche 911.
Fracking studies have pit the Environmental Protection Agency against the oil and gas industry, which says the agency has over-reached on fracking and that its science has been critically flawed. The recent closing of EPA fracking investigations has some environmentalists worried that the agency is feeling the effects of industry pressure and tight budgets.
Fracking for oil and gas amid water scarcity has created a public-private crossroads, with both sides attempting to further their goals, Warren writes. Nowhere is the water-energy nexus so apparent as it is in the fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for oil and gas.
Climate change and extreme weather are disrupting the ways we generate, distribute, and consume energy, according to a report released Thursday by the US Department of Energy. It's part of a growing acknowledgement among officials for a need to adapt to the planet's changing climate.
Although it's neither a hybrid nor a diesel, the efficiency-maximizing 2014 Mazda6 boasts 40 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg in the city.