India And The U.S. to Collaborate on Shale Gas and Clean Energy Project

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and the U.S. President, Barack Obama, announced that India and the United States have agreed to join forces on energy projects, among which shale gas and clean energy, on a press conference on Monday
COMPETES Act

COMPETES Act Threatens Climate Science Research

Climate change research is about to take a big hit under legislation passed today by the US House of Representatives. The bill, known as...

Trump Facing Pressure Over Environmental Policy

In the wake of the most recent G20 meeting, the Trump administration is receiving increasing pressure for a change in its stance towards the...

Carbon Emissions More Likely to be Curbed during Obama’s Second Term

President Obama still has an uphill battle with Congress on limiting carbon emissions, but he may be able to achieve more progress on curbing...
Is Emissions Reduction Too Expensive?

Power Producers Overestimate Emissions Control Costs

Carbon dioxide emissions are the latest focus of the EPA, including transportation and power production sectors. Power producers say it’s too heavy of a...
Implementing More Renewable Energy Can Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions Nationwide

States Urge Feds to Implement Stricter Nationwide Carbon Dioxide Limits

Under current United States EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Clean Air Act regulations, individual States must enact regulations to meet a Federal carbon dioxide standard,...

European Report Expects Diminished Use of Biofuels

One alternative source of energy grows in trees...or almost! I'm talking about plants involved in the production of biofuels, like sugarcane, corn or palm...

Japan Plans to Subsidize Renewable Energy Prices Starting 2012

Following example from Germany, Spain and other countries, the Japanese government has just approved a bill a few days ago that would allow renewable...

Oil and Gas Companies Hit Hard by Obama’s 2015 Budget Proposal

Just a couple of days after the advocacy group Citizens for Tax Justice released a report showing how profitable oil and gas companies receive...

New Report Claims 4.2% of U.S. Electricity Coming From Solar by 2020

According to a new report made by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, solar energy can provide 4.2% of U.S. power needs by 2020. This will become reality only if the U.S continues to make investments in the energy sector and decrease solar costs.