Watch How Carbon Emissions Have Evolved Over 150 Years

This interactive visualization, originally posted by the World Resources Institute, is the most shocking CO2 comparison I’ve come across.  I’ve known that the United States has been a leader in...

Tops Never Stops…Playing With Gas

Tops Markets (Tops), a Western New York grocery chain, recently announced a $14 million project that will swap out its fleet of diesel trucks in favor of trucks powered by…

Yes, BP, you do have to pay up for the Gulf Oil Spill!

After years of litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected British Petroleum’s (BP) challenge to a settlement agreement regarding the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The decision came Monday after…

U.S. and China Make a Climate Deal: Thanks Obama!

The U.S. and China recently announced a significant deal to slash carbon emissions in both countries. The agreement entails the U.S. cutting carbon emissions between 26 and 28 percent (measured…

5 Heating Hacks to Warm up Your Winter

Last winter taught us all about the importance of being energy conscious with heat, and that’s great because the season is about to pummel us with another round of polar…

Can Politicians Really Affect the Price of Gasoline?

With all the hullabaloo over the midterm elections, and the recent plummet of national gas prices, I kept wondering, Can politicians actually have an effect on gasoline prices?  I’ve heard…

Denton, Texas Dents Fracking Plans

Voters in Denton, Texas overwhelmingly passed a resolution on November 4th that will ban fracking within city limits, a first for the state. With more than 59% of the nearly…

Is There a “War on Oil?”

This article was originally posted in the Western Interior Oil & Gas Report magazine. The “War on Coal” is alive and well under President Obama’s administration. In early June, the…