Canada Follows Europe, China, & USA With Anti-Greenwashing Provisions, Oil & Gas Industry Freaks Out

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 21:39:34 +0000

You might be surprised to know that the oil, gas, and coal industries make claims that aren’t completely aligned with reality, and indeed often make claims that have no discernible relationship to it. I know, I know, it’s a shocking revelation. That’s why Canadian firms in the sector are leading … [continued]

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Pyrolysis Is The Latest Climate-Killing Plastics Scam From ExxonMobil

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 18:09:57 +0000

ExxonMobil is leading the charge for a new technology called pyrolysis that it says can conquer the scourge of plastic waste.

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U.S. DOE Leads Effort to Improve the Cybersecurity of Energy Supply Chains

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 00:35:53 +0000

Major Manufacturers Tout the Effort as Critical for Strengthening Global Energy Systems  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released new Supply Chain Cybersecurity Principles, developed in collaboration with Idaho National Laboratory. The principles establish best practices for cybersecurity throughout the supply chain that supports energy infrastructure. Developed … [continued]

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Restoration Projects Continue In Florida

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 20:33:07 +0000

Fossil fuels have damaged our world and continue to do so. None represents the impact more than the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, after which federal and state agencies came together to form the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council. The Trustees studied the effects of the … [continued]

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Big Oil & Big Corn Sue EPA Over Exhaust Emissions Rule

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:25:40 +0000

The EPA rule reducing tailpipe emissions in 2032 is under attack from the oil and corn industry, as well as car dealers.

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USDOT Finalizes New Fuel Economy Standards for Model Years 2027–2031

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2024 15:50:02 +0000

New standards will save Americans hundreds of dollars at the pump over the lifetime of their vehicles Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration yesterday issued new vehicle fuel economy standards that will save Americans more than $23 billion in fuel costs while reducing … [continued]

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Publishing On Cement Decarbonization Brings Challenges, Corrections, & More Approaches

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2024 16:15:59 +0000

A few days ago I went deep on cement again, using an assessment of the processes of American clean cement startups to define the scope and magnitude of the problem, the chemistry and energy requirements of cement, why fixing it is critically important, and incidentally evaluate a couple of companies’ … [continued]

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US Industrial Natural Gas Consumers Could See 56% Higher Bills With Methane Leak Price

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2024 16:35:14 +0000

Remarkably, in 2022 the USA managed to get a greenhouse gas price through Congress. It wasn’t on carbon dioxide, the biggest problem, but it was on methane, the second biggest greenhouse gas problem we humans create. Perhaps more remarkably, it was explicitly on the oil and gas industry and excluded … [continued]

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Quidnet’s Solution Is Probably More Short-Lived Sand Mining Than Energy Storage

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2024 15:35:06 +0000

It’s not often that a novel energy storage solution crosses my screen. It’s vastly rarer that it doesn’t immediately fail a few basic sniff tests. A solution that pumps water under high pressure a few hundred to a thousand meters underground doesn’t immediately fall apart in technical terms or claims. … [continued]

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