Energy

DC Science March Organizers Racked By Infighting Over 'Diversity'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Campaigners stage a protest to demand more liberal abortion laws, in Dublin

Science = gender equality

UK Starts Drilling First Fracking Wells

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil pump on background of flag of United Kingdom (Shutterstock.com/Anton Watman)

UK is one of the few countries in Europe to allow fracking

New Bill Protects Global Warming Skeptics From Prosecution

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A law book with a gavel - Environmental law (Shutterstock/Zerbor)

‘Bill Nye and others have called for jailing skeptics’

REPORT: Current Global Warming Is 'Not Outside The Range Of Natural Variations'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A woman walks past a map showing the elevation of the sea in the last 22 years during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

‘Current climate change is not abnormal’

Trump's EPA Places Stipulations On $100 MIllion Grant To Flint

Energy | Chris White
Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis outside of the venue where the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates' debate was being held in Flint, Michigan in this March 6, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Files

‘this conditional award authorizes funds … only for the three approved projects’

Scientists Changing Standards So Black Kids Seem Less Obese

Energy | Andrew Follett
obese fat boy holding blackboard on gray background (Shutterstock/kwanchai.c)

Diversity standards just expanded … literally

Eco-Terrorists Sabotage Dakota Pipeline, Increasing Risk Of Leaks

Energy | Chris White
A modified "No Trespassing" sign is seen in the opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline (DAPL) near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

‘Eco-terrorists have now turned to violent and lawless activities …’

Lawmakers Try To Save Critical Military Assets From Wind Turbines

Energy | Andrew Follett
Satellite dishes and wind turbines (Shutterstock/ Dariush M)

Wind turbines can endanger pilots and hamper radar

NASA's Mars Rover May Finally Be Breaking Down

Energy | Andrew Follett
A self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity is seen in this February 3, 2013 handout image courtesy of NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech

‘More than enough working lifespan remaining to get the vehicle to all destinations planned’

Liberals Are Now Blaming The 'Diabetes Epidemic' On Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
An overweight woman walks at the 61st Montgomery County Agricultural Fair on August 19, 2009 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. At USD 150 billion, the US medical system spends around twice as much treating preventable health conditions caused by obesity than it does on cancer, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said. Two-thirds of US adults and one in five children are overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of chronic illness like heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, according to reports released recently at the "Weight of the Nation" conference. TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

‘Association studies do not actually imply causation’

EXCLUSIVE: NY AG's Private Email History Raises Questions About Anti-Exxon Campaign

Energy | Chris White
New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman speaks at a rally to celebrate the passage of the minimum wage for fast-food workers by the New York State Fast Food Wage Board in New York July 22, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

How often did Schneiderman’s office uses personal emails for professional meetings?

There's A Bill On Trump's Desk To Trash A Major Obama Enviro Reg

Energy | Andrew Follett
Barack Obama wipes a tear from his eye (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

‘I look forward to President Trump signing this joint resolution into law’

Could These Tiny Origami Robots Be The Future Of Space Exploration?

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

‘Used in hard-to-reach locations — squeezing under ledges, for example’

EPA Sued For Withholding Info On Employees Sending Encrypted Text Messages

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The Blackphone, an Android software-based mobile which encrypts texts, voice calls and video chats, is displayed after being launched during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

‘Taxpayers have a right to know’

Trump Is 'Not Considering' A Carbon Tax

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Face Off In First Presidential Debate At Hofstra University

But some want you to think he is …

Scientists Can Now Create Material Harder Than Diamond

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman scientist holding model of molecule or crystal lattice. (Shutterstock/Merkushev Vasiliy)

Almost 2X as hard as diamond

Scientists Are Getting Close To Controlling Fusion Power With Particle Beams

Energy | Andrew Follett
Atom molecule in female hand (Shutterstock/ Sergey Nivens)

Cheap and unlimited energy

The 'Cornerstone' Of Interior Dept's Climate Strategy May Waste Millions On Duplicative Research

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Government spending taxpayer money. [Shutterstock - DenisFilm]

‘Millions of Federal dollars might be wasted’

Youngsters Suing US Over Climate Change Want Exxon's Private Emails

Energy | Chris White
Chairman and chief executive officer Rex W. Tillerson speaks at a news conference following the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. (REUTERS/Mike Stone/File Photo)

‘Information through Wayne Tracker emails … helps our case’

Officials Say They Are Unaware Of Recent Efforts To Sabotage Dakota Pipeline

Energy | Chris White
Raymond Kingfisher, 59, of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, sings during a march on the outskirts of the main opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

They are unaware of any pipeline attacks in their states