American business says it is committed to carbon reduction and green technologies. What kind of impact will this have on President Trump?
Procter & Gamble, in partnership with recycling and environmental management companies TerraCycle and Suez, have developed what they say is the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25 percent recycled beach plasti...
Honeywell and Intel collaborate on IoT for retail, logistics industries; Fetzer installs Apana’s IoT system to improve water management.
Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, Thomas Berry Michael Mann is a climate scientist and researcher whose work has been at the center of the global warming debate for decades. After emails came to light concerning Mann’s statistical methods,...Show More Summary
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Boulder Industries’ new facility will divert 50 million pounds of waste from entering landfills each year and produce 7 million pounds of tire-derived carbon by the end of the year.
The global oil and gas industry loses about $30 billion of natural gas a year from methane leaks at dispersed sites.
BioHiTech, EnviroPure Systems, Emerson and AT&T have launched new products that use big data to help customers better manage food waste, reducing hauling costs and report on their sustainability efforts.
The transportation sector is now putting out more carbon dioxide emissions than does the power sector that generates electricity. That’s according to the monthly review of the US Energy Information Administration, which says that carbon releases from the transportation sector reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMmt) from October 2015 through... Read more »
U.S. scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row. Chris Mooney, January 18, 2017 (Washignton Post) “…[T]wo leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on...Show More Summary
3 Predictions For Solar Energy in 2017 Sarah Kezer, January 18, 2017 (Mother Earth News) “Renewable energy sources are expected to make up 80 percent of the new electricity-generation capacity in the U.S. during 2017…The solar industry...Show More Summary
Feds move ahead with plans for huge 'wind farm' off Kitty Hawk January 19, 2017 (WRAL Tech Wire) “The federal government plans to lease nearly 200 square miles of ocean off the Outer Banks for a commercial wind farm…[Bidding will open...Show More Summary
How Electric Vehicles Could End Car Ownership as We Know It; ‘Rideables’ are likely to speed up adoption of self-driving technology, turn transportation into a service Christopher Mims, January 15, 2017 (Wall Street Journal) “…[W]ith...Show More Summary
With the OPEC production deal holding, at least for the moment, questions have now arisen over how prospects look for the cartel’s biggest producer. It’s been a strange few years for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as its endured budget...Show More Summary
On the eve of a Trump administration we would be wise to harken back to the words of President Kennedy. The term moonshot entered popular lexicon in 1961 when Kennedy announced the goal of putting a man on the moon by the end of theShow More Summary
Natural gas is Mexico’s largest source of electricity generation, accounting for 54% of the country’s generation in 2015, up from 34% in 2005. According to Mexico’s national energy ministry (SENER), more than 60% of Mexico’s electric...Show More Summary
This blog post was written in collaboration with John Kingston, the Director of Global Market Insights for S&P Global. The U.S. still imports a lot of crude oil. It also now exports crude oil. It’s also the world’s biggest exporter of petroleum products. Show More Summary
Companies are going ahead and participating in carbon exchange markets despite the signals they may be getting from a change in presidential administrations on Friday. The World Bank Group just allocated $13 million in auction to give them the right to sell their carbon credits at a fixed price. The... Read more »
The Marcellus Shale basin that encompasses a number of states and especially those in the Mid Atlantic region is bringing in new riches — and more pollution. That’s according to the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, which says natural gas production in Pennsylvania will nearly double by 2030 to meet growing demand.... Read more »
Where on earth to store nuclear waste is now a hot issue, no pun intended. Canada is having the debate as is the United States. The U.S. Department of Energy now says it will miss another deadline set under a 1995 agreement to remove nuclear waste now stored in Idaho.... Read more »