Since Day 1 of the Trump presidency, the auto industry had been hoping to re-negotiate the deal it struck with the Obama administration on auto and light truck fuel efficiency standards (CAFE).
I don’t think Zachary’s arguments that “Naomi Klein Is Wrong” stack up. True to say Naomi does not have all the answers – but who does?
The amount of carbon we can burn and still have a safe climate is zero. One Australian calls it Code Red, time for emergency action. Plus new science on why New York City will flood again and again. Guests David Spratt and Dr. Stefan Talke, plus special on gardening in extreme heat with Marjory Wildcraft.
Coalition energy policy came under fire from an unusual source this week – former energy secretary and noted fracking enthusiast Lord Howell. …he now claims the government’s view of shale gas “is much too optimistic…
•Turkish Mine Rescue Hampered by Fire That Killed Over 200 People •Coal mine collapse in West Virginia kills two miners •IEA: Coal use is spiking climate mitigation costs •The True Cost of Coal-report
•Fire in the hole: After fracking comes coal •Triple Divide Interview: Mark Ruffalo Fracking Documentary •Colorado First State to Clamp Down on Fracking Methane Pollution •Are we underestimating natural gas emissions? •China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say •The CEO of Exxon loves fracking, as long as it doesn’t spoil his view •This artist creates fracking scenes with vintage figurines and postcards
The average [household carbon footprint] in an urban core in the country is about 50 percent less than the average in the commuting suburbs around it
Professor Kevin Anderson on science and politics; shale gas and climate; and climate, economics and finance.
•The Shale Oil Party Is Ending, Phibro’s Andy Hall Warns •Wyoming May Act to Plug Abandoned Wells as Natural Gas Boom Ends •Whither the world of energy prices during the next 12 months? •How long will the fracking boom last? •Colorado Communities Could Ban Fracking Under New Proposed Amendment •Bakken Crude Found More Dangerous to Ship Than Other Oil •Shale Gas: Killing Coal without Cutting CO2 •New York State Petroleum Council Speaks Out on Fracking
Any sense of "we’re all in this together" appears to evaporate when it comes to those industries that use the most amount of energy. If a recent lead editorial in The Times is anything to go by, there’s a sense that they are somehow above all that.
This (very) lengthy and detailed paper runs us all through exactly what’s happening with the planet’s climate, what’s making it change so rapidly (spoiler: it’s us)
Everything is changing on energy, and yet everything remains the same. This is the message from the latest World Energy Outlook by the International Energy Agency.