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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…

Refiners Aren’t To Blame For Climate Change

Refiners Aren’t To Blame For Climate Change

Big Oil is often criticized…

The Environment

The Cover-up:  BP's Crude Politics and the Looming Environmental Mega-Disaster

The Cover-up: BP's Crude Politics and the Looming Environmental Mega-Disaster

May 06, 2010 at 11:43 | Wayne Madsen

WMR has been informed by sources in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Florida Department of Environmental Protection that the Obama White House and…

Climate Change: Money, Politics & Scandals

Climate Change: Money, Politics & Scandals

May 06, 2010 at 08:10 | Claudio Guler

“With all the hysteria, all the fear, all the phony science, could it be that manmade global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? I believe…

Some Perspective on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Some Perspective on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

May 05, 2010 at 17:23 | Allen Gilmer

Panic time, folks. News stories about impending environmental disasters. A couple of senators calling for hearings. The media calling it "Obama's Katrina". Time for that rarest of things, perspective. 1. Chance that a US…

Gulf Oil Spill Rapidly Expanding Through Region (Picture)

Gulf Oil Spill Rapidly Expanding Through Region (Picture)

May 03, 2010 at 13:40 | Editorial Dept

The NOAA picture below predicts the potential path the Gulf Oil Spill could take. This is where it could have spread to by the end of the day. At…

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill  - No Easy Economic or Environmental Solutions

The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill - No Easy Economic or Environmental Solutions

May 01, 2010 at 12:41 | Gail Tverberg

We have all been reading about the blowout that led to huge fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Now there is news…

Carbon Sequestration - Is burying Carbon Dioxide underground a realistic option?

Carbon Sequestration - Is burying Carbon Dioxide underground a realistic option?

Jan 04, 2010 at 18:06 | Editorial Dept

Climate Change is having a great impact on global perspectives, which is leading Governments and Businesses to take a serious look at Carbon Sequestration (CCS.) This means that instead of…

Climate Change: Clean Coal, Nuclear Energy or Simply Energy Savings?

Climate Change: Clean Coal, Nuclear Energy or Simply Energy Savings?

Dec 16, 2009 at 00:53 | Philip H. de Leon

On November 6, 2009 The World Coal Institute released its new report "Securing the Future - Financing CCS in a Post-2012 World." One revealing sentence on the website says “significant…

Speakable and Unspeakable About The Copenhagen Climate Meeting

Speakable and Unspeakable About The Copenhagen Climate Meeting

Dec 11, 2009 at 18:05 | Ferdinand E. Banks

An informative essay by Ferdinand E. Banks on the Copenhagen Climate meeting, Energy Economics, the Nuclear revival and why Global Warming should be uniting us / not dividing as a…

The economic impact of global warming

The economic impact of global warming

Dec 10, 2009 at 16:57 | Editorial Dept

The costs of Global Warming are tremendous, estimates of course vary but most figures put out are in the trillions. So what does this mean for you and how are…

Oil and the Environment - What are Oil Companies Doing to Clean up Their Act

Oil and the Environment - What are Oil Companies Doing to Clean up Their Act

Dec 04, 2009 at 17:13 | Editorial Dept

The world continues to thirst for oil with in an ever increasing fervor, yet simultaneously struggles to fully grasp and appreciate the obstacles encountered by those who bring that oil…

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