Energy

Godfather Of Enviro Movement Says Vacuum Needed To Suck Pollution Out Of The Atmosphere

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Hundreds of environmentalists arrange their bodies to form a message of hope and peace in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, December 6, 2015, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital.

‘So that’s the objective’

Rover Finds That Mars Could Have Supported Life For 700 Million Years

Energy | Andrew Follett
Searching for life on planet Mars - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Juergen Faelchle)

‘A habitable environment on Mars, three billion years ago’

Alien Life Would Have A Rough Time In This Solar System

Energy | Andrew Follett
TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Artist's impression. Seven temperate terrestrial planets. 3D Rendering. Exoplanets (Shutterstock/Angel Soler Gollonet)

Under ‘onslaught by the star’s radiation’

Gov't Says Oil And Gas Not To Blame For Methane Emissions

Energy | Andrew Follett
Huntington Beach, California - January 24, 2017. Oil field workers celebrate Donald Trumps victory and partnership with the oil industry by decorating oil pumps with American Flags and statues. (Shutterstock/Steve Bruckmann)

Oil and gas have been ‘ruled out’

Report: Up To 100 Solar Power Companies Are On Verge Of Bankruptcy

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels - Background (Shutterstock/ Lightboxx)

50 companies have already folded in 2017

Ecuador Breaks, Says It Can't Follow OPEC Agreement Anymore

Energy | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO: OPEC logo is pictured ahead of an informal meeting between members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Algiers

‘It’s inevitable. Somebody’s going to cheat’

Analysts: Russian Sanction Bill Could Punish Companies Like John Deere And Boeing

Energy | Chris White
FILE PHOTO: Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017.

‘Can taint the deal’

Disgruntled Climate Scientist Threatens Legal Action Against Researchers Who Criticized Him

Energy | Andrew Follett
Malicious prosecution, documents and gavel on a table. (Shutterstock/designer491)

‘We have not attacked him. All the vitriol has come from his side.’

Trump's EPA Lands Big Court Win Against Environmental Activists In Pesticide Case

Energy | Michael Bastasch
dusting planes. REUTERS/Tim McCabe/USDA Photo/Handout

‘Environmental organizations had asked the 9th Circuit to short-circuit the process’

MIT: Advanced Nuclear Reactors Have 'Big Promise' To Revive Industry

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in hands . Mixed media (Shutterstock/Sergey Nivens)

‘An enormous advantage’

California Passes Cap And Trade Extension On Razor-Thin Margin

Energy | Chris White
Climate Change wooden sign with a desert background (By ESB Professional/Shutterstock)

‘It would have no effect on the global climate’

House Republicans Lay Out Their Plan To Rein In The EPA

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) turns to House Speaker Paul Ryan (2ndR) as he gathers with Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with the Republican healthcare plan, in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Long overreached in its duties’

California Sues Oil Companies For Rising Sea Levels

Energy | Andrew Follett
Render illustration of Malicious Suit title on Legal Documents (Shutterstock/hafakot)

‘This is a long-anticipated move in climate litigation’

Everything Scientists Thought About The Origin Of Life On Earth May Be Wrong

Energy | Andrew Follett
Discovering cure. Concentrated young female scientist holding test tube and looking at it while sitting at her working place (Shutterstock/g-stockstudio)

‘Serious flaws with claims’

GREAT AGAIN: Coal Exports Boom In Trump's First Months

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Dump trucks in a coal mine.

It’s good news for the coal industry

Aliens Could Be Behind 'Peculiar' Radio Signals From Nearby Star

Energy | Andrew Follett
Satellite dish sky sun stars communication technology network image background for design sunset (Shutterstock/Thaiview)

‘I have a Pina Colada ready to celebrate’

US Has Produced More Oil Than Saudi Arabia For 4 Straight Years [GRAPH]

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

The U.S. surpassed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in 2015

Big Oil Ramps Up Its Fight Against Nuclear Power

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil and barrels. poured oil on the money dollar currency. bargaining. Exchange. oil business. Profit growth rates, profit from sales of petroleum products. (Shutterstock/gerasimov_foto_174)

A ‘disingenuous campaign against state zero emission credits for nuclear energy’

Trump's EPA To Lay Off 1,200 Of Its Employees In Next 2 Months

Energy | Andrew Follett
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Shutterstock/Mark Van Scyoc)

EPA is paying employees to retire

Al Gore Calls Global Warming 'The Most Serious Challenge We Face,' But 90% Of Americans Disagree

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO - Al Gore delivers a speech at the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Le Bourget

Only one in 10 agree with the former VP