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The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

Scientists have discovered a rod-shaped…

An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

Dyed-in-the-wool, rock-ribbed Republicans have proposed…

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

The average concentration of atmospheric…

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Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

Jul 06, 2018 at 14:18 | Robert Rapier

In April of this year, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii recorded an average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide above 410 parts per million (ppm). This was the highest monthly average in…

An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

Jun 25, 2018 at 11:23 | Llewellyn King

Call it a tax without tears. It is a proposal to address carbon pollution by replacing a raft of tax subsidies and regulatory requirements with a carbon tax. What is…

The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

The Oil Eating Bacteria That Can Clean Up Crude Spills

Apr 11, 2018 at 15:58 | Irina Slav

It’s not a widely known fact that the 2010 oil spill caused by the explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon platform could have been even worse were it not for bacteria.…

BP To Take Final Hit On 2010 Disaster

BP To Take Final Hit On 2010 Disaster

Jan 16, 2018 at 10:56 | Irina Slav

BP will take a US$1.7-billion post-tax impairment charge on expenses related to the finalization of settlements related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The charge will be booked in the…

Europe’s Toxic Radiation Cloud Remains A Mystery

Europe’s Toxic Radiation Cloud Remains A Mystery

Nov 21, 2017 at 16:48 | ZeroHedge

One month after a mysterious radiation cloud was observed over Europe, whose source remained unknown last week speculation emerged that it may have been the result of a "nuclear accident" in Russia…

Oil Majors See Profit In Carbon Capture And Storage

Oil Majors See Profit In Carbon Capture And Storage

Nov 08, 2017 at 10:42 | Scott Belinksi

When the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released a new report regarding the atmospheric concentration of CO2, it was the bearer of bad news. According to the report, CO2 levels…

Did This Startup Solve The Carbon Capture Challenge?

Did This Startup Solve The Carbon Capture Challenge?

Sep 01, 2017 at 16:29 | Irina Slav

When the Mississippi Public Service Commission earlier this year asked Southern Co. to pull the plug on its plan to turn the Kemper power plant into a clean-coal, carbon-capturing facility,…

Methane Reduction Plan Could Seriously Harm Canadian Oil & Gas

Methane Reduction Plan Could Seriously Harm Canadian Oil & Gas

Jun 19, 2017 at 14:05 | David Yager

The old saying goes, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”. And so it goes for the myriad of new regulations, taxes and restrictions forced upon the oil…

Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

May 31, 2017 at 09:10 | Tsvetana Paraskova

President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, and is telling people close to him that the U.S. will withdraw from the pact, according…

Climate Change Policies Working: CO2 Emissions Flat For 2 Years In A Row

Climate Change Policies Working: CO2 Emissions Flat For 2 Years In A Row

Mar 29, 2017 at 15:16 | Irina Slav

The International Energy Agency gave environmentalists cause for celebration earlier this month when it reported that carbon dioxide emissions in 2016 remained unchanged from the levels reached in 2014…

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