Tag: oil

In wake of Hurricane Maria, calls to build a more climate resistant Puerto Rico

Ed Lynn- October 18, 2017

Trees and power lines downed by Hurricane Maria. (Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt.Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea) Some 90 percent of Puerto Rico, a U.S. ... Read More

An interview with ‘America’s favorite scientist’ Bill Nye, who says ‘Respect the science!’

Ed Lynn- March 14, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas - For a generation of school kids, Bill Nye is zany and fun-loving, "America's favorite scientist.'' A mostly flattering new documentary about the ... Read More

Flood Threats Are Changing Across The United States

Ed Lynn- January 3, 2017

STEAM Register Staff University of Iowa (UI) engineers say that the northern half of the United States is seeing higher flooding threats, due in part ... Read More

Trump Officially Picks Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State

Lee- December 13, 2016

Despite mostly everyone knowing President-elect's pick for Secretary of State would be Rex Tillerson, Trump made it official announcing today that Tillerson will indeed be ... Read More

Shell Halts Alaska Offshore Drilling Project After Failing To Find Enough Oil

Editor SCD- September 28, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell announced early Monday it would cease offshore Arctic oil drilling in Alaska for the "foreseeable future." Shell USA President Marvin Odum cited ... Read More

The 3 Reasons The Dow Plunged 500+ Points

Ed Lynn- August 22, 2015

Global stocks sold off Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 500 points -- its ninth-biggest point drop ever -- to lose ... Read More

IMF Report Exposes Massive Dirty Energy Subsidies That Will Shock You

Ed Lynn- May 25, 2015

http://gty.im/AB26219 (3BL Media/Justmeans) - A lot of people who don’t like change say that renewables are only economical because of government subsidies. First of all, ... Read More

China Must Focus On ‘Climate Security,’ Scientist Says

Ed Lynn- March 23, 2015

Climate change by the close of this century could lower agricultural output, increase droughts and threaten major infrastructure projects in China, the country’s top weather ... Read More

Progress and Controversy Arrive With New Rules for Fracking on Public Lands

Ed Lynn- March 20, 2015

by Abrahm Lustgarten The new rules announced Friday by the Obama administration governing how energy companies frack for oil and gas on federal lands managed ... Read More

Is this electric car-bike the answer to our transit woes?

Ed Lynn- October 14, 2014

  Image via Twitter It’s a car! It’s a bike! No … it’s a plug-free electric hybrid prototype! OK, so they need to work on ... Read More