How Europe Can Cut ⅓ Of Its Oil Demand By 2030

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:00:34 +0000

At the time of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, it typically supplied one out of every four barrels of crude oil that the European Union imported. These imports contributed significantly to funding Putin’s military aggression against Ukraine. To cut this funding stream, the European Commission has agreed on a ban on imports before the end […]

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U.S. Energy Production Declined by Record Amounts in Several States in 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 12:50:57 +0000

In 2020, energy production in the United States fell by record amounts compared with 2019, mostly as a result of decreased economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wyoming had the largest drop in total energy production among the states, decreasing by 1,264 trillion British thermal units, mostly due to decreased coal production. Seven states saw their largest […]

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Cleaning Up The Oil In Parking Spots — Forever

Credit to Author: Stuart Ungar| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 13:50:24 +0000

Through Evolve KY, Kentucky’s nonprofit electric vehicle group, one of the things I do is install Level 2 community EV chargers. In the approximately 7 years we’ve been around, we’ve installed about 125 chargers at 60 locations throughout Kentucky and neighboring states. They’re in places like parks, farmers’ markets, coffee shops, centers of town — […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Legalizes Gas Bans

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 13:32:30 +0000

One Earth climate model renewable energy planZeroCarbonMA congratulates the Massachusetts State Legislature — especially Senator Mike Barrett and Representative Jeff Roy — for including in its imminent climate bill a provision to allow 10 municipalities to enact so-called “gas bans” prohibiting the installation of new fossil fuel infrastructure in new construction and major renovations. In last-minute deal-making, the gas ban provision […]

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The New bp Statistical Review of World Energy — What Does It Mean?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 09:50:24 +0000

The bp Statistical Review of World Energy is a venerable survey of the world’s energy production and consumption — the oil giant has been publishing it yearly since 1952. It’s an extremely detailed report — it lists the amounts of energy generated and consumed, as well as the means of generation, for just about every country […]

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Europe May Need Temporary Coal, Oil Power Increase to Ready for ’Hard’ Winter, IEA Warns

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 14:50:35 +0000

European leaders should minimize gas use in the power sector and temporarily ramp up coal- and oil-fired generation while accelerating low-carbon sources to guard against energy market turmoil that has grown “especially perilous,” the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on July 18. “I’m particularly concerned about the months ahead,” wrote IEA Executive […]

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“Green” Universities Keep Taking Sweet, Sweet Oil Money

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 15:34:38 +0000

Despite their supposed focus on sustainability, there seems to be an awful lot of fossil fuel and ‘big oil’ money creeping into university’s “green” programs. The main example they give is Stanford’s new Doerr School of Sustainability, but it’s far from the only place where these problematic conflicts of interest pop up in academia. Their […]

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Biden Administration Shows Support For Alaska Oil Drilling Project

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 05:40:44 +0000

The Biden administration, on Friday, signaled support for a major oil drilling project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, despite Biden’s campaign promise to end oil and gas leasing on federal lands. Sen. Lisa Murkowsi (R-AK), who supports the project, hailed the release of the assessment as a “major announcement.” Major, yes. Good? “The announcement drew […]

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Joe Biden Administration Shows Support For Alaska Drilling Project

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 05:37:44 +0000

The Biden administration, on Friday, signaled support for a major oil drilling project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, despite Biden’s campaign promise to end oil and gas leasing on federal lands. Sen. Lisa Murkowsi (R-AK), who supports the project, hailed the release of the assessment as a “major announcement.” The project was initially approved by […]

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