When Is Geothermal As Bad As Coal?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:30:50 +0000

0.6 million tons of CO2 are escaping through the holes they’ve drilled to create energy, so they are going to try to capture some of it at great expense and pump it back into the same place it’s escaping from. 

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Algae Biofuel Back From Dead, Now With Carbon Capture

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 16:30:41 +0000

biofuel algae bioreactor NRELAlgae biofuel could have another moment in the sun, now that more federal dollars are pouring into carbon capture-and-recycling technology.

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Exxon CEO: All New Cars Electric by 2040 — What That Actually Means

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 06:43:25 +0000

Once upon a time, all new car sales being electric by 2040 was a bold prediction. In fact, many countries still have a much more pessimistic target. However, anybody following the sector somewhat closely knows that even not-so-aggressive automakers are aiming to be fully electric by 2035 or sooner. Tesla’s Elon Musk has also estimated […]

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Two Perspectives On Fossil Fuels & Emissions — The Methane Problem

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 20:05:29 +0000

fossil fuel emissionsLast week, Exxon CEO Darren Woods told CNBC in an interview that carbon capture was going to be the next big thing in the effort to keep the Earth from overheating and that making hydrogen from methane would provide much of the world with an abundant source of clean fuels. Careful readers will note that […]

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A Year After the Shell Ruling: Big Victories & Next Steps for Climate Litigation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 22:52:34 +0000

Yesterday marked one year since the precedent-setting court ruling in the Netherlands, which ordered Shell to cut its activities’ carbon emissions by 45 percent compared to 2019 levels to align with the Paris climate agreement. The ruling was a landmark for climate litigation, demonstrating the potential power of the courts to help ensure a just climate future. […]

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How Does Tesla Get A Worse ESG Score Than 2 Oil Companies?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 10:00:41 +0000

Isn’t it odd that Tesla has a bad Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) score yet oil companies have good ones? When you look at what Tesla is doing for the environment and compare those actions with how oil companies are profiting off of poisoning our environment, it just doesn’t make sense. Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]

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ExxonMobil Is Banning LGBTQ & BLM Flags From Being Flown At Its Offices

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 05:00:06 +0000

ExxonMobil plans to ban the LGBTQ-rights flag as well as the Black Lives Matter flag from being flown outside during Pride month in June, and the company is catching hell for it. Some say this is not important in light of the harm Exxon and other oil companies are causing to our planet, but it’s […]

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ExxonMobil Shows Its Lobbying Hand, But Hides Some Cards

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 03:20:34 +0000

A funny thing happened just as people started turning off their laptops and gearing up for the long President’s Day weekend last month. At 2 p.m. on Friday, with no news alert, press statement or announcement, ExxonMobil for the first time revealed who received its lobbying money and how much. The world’s largest publicly traded […]

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