The West Virginia chemical spill underscores why we need to do more to safeguard our water supply.
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Mark Twain once said, "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." And, there are many, many things that the public and policymakers know for sure about energy that just ain't so.
•China cracks down on emissions to combat choking smog •China's first coal-to-gas plant soon to pump gas to Beijing •China's smog reduction plan could add to water stress and boost emissions •China Faces Gas Shortage after Cutting Coal Consumption •China’s oil …
On Tuesday, approximately 25,000 residents of South Portland will decide the future of what could soon become America’s next tar sands pipeline. Not Keystone XL; the Portland-Montreal Pipeline.
Most of the easy energy is gone. Are we heading for a dead end?
It’s easy to understand why there’s widespread support for politicians and others who argue we shouldn’t talk about climate change in the middle of a bushfire emergency.
Perhaps the most important energy story on the planet right now is the precarious situation for fuel rods stored in a damaged building at the Fukushima nuclear power station. However, there is another story beyond the immediate danger that tells us something about how we think about risk.
When we flip on a light, we rarely think about water. But electricity generation is the biggest user of water in the United States.
•U.S., China agree to cut emissions from vehicles, coal •The Coal Industry Knows That Enviros Are Winning •Carbon’s unburnable truth •In the board room, climate sceptics are nowhere •Climate Change Will Cause More Energy Breakdowns, U.S. Warns •How …
This spring, I spent three weeks traveling around China and needless to say I, along with every other visitor, was impressed by the economic progress the Chinese have made.