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The Obama Administration will allow Shell to begin limited drilling off of Alaska’s coast, an approval that inches the energy company closer to its fossil fuel exploration goals.
August 31, 2012, 1:43 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the stage at his convention last night and told a joke mocking climate change and President Obama’s desire to address the issue.
August 30, 2012, 11:54 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Facilities that enrich for civilian use can serve a dual purpose to kick start weapons programs, and that raises the possibility that nuclear technology wouldn’t be used solely for peaceful...
August 30, 2012, 7:41 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Clue: their similarity is not good for the environment. If you thought bovine flatulence was bad, see what’s lurking beneath the frozen continent.
August 30, 2012, 6:05 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Hurricane Isaac has forced oil and gas operators to shut in more than 93 percent of production in the Gulf of Mexico and energy companies to close at least five refineries, developments that are...
August 29, 2012, 1:00 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
The Obama administration is expected to implement an aggressive fuel standards policy that would cut in half greenhouse gas emissions from new cars and light trucks by 2025, also substantially...
August 28, 2012, 7:19 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Wind power once ferried flotillas of commerce across the seas. Now, as fossil fuels dwindle and become more costly, prototype cargo vessels are starting to incorporate high tech sails.
August 28, 2012, 6:20 PM PDT | By David Worthington
It’s been a long slog, but Sapphire Energy’s algae-to-oil project is up and running and has completed its first successful harvest.
August 28, 2012, 12:25 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
China relies on foreign oil and wants to increase its own production. Vast reserves potentially await off its coast, but not without territorial disputes.
August 28, 2012, 6:30 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Aviation adventurer Jeremy Rowsell will take recycling to new heights when he flies a single engine plane 10,000 miles fueled by melted plastic. Now you know how to use your empty margarine tubs.
August 27, 2012, 5:27 AM PDT | By Mark Halper