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This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight

Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and offshore drilling garner a lot of news headlines when it comes to oil and gas issues in America, but they're far from the only game in town, with those two drilling techniques not even constituting the majority of U.S. oil and gas production. For that, look to enhanced oil recovery (EOR), an under-regulated drilling method that has […] The post This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click …

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Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 1 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

In an attempt to summarize what he was looking for from a cutting-edge race vehicle, Emil Jellinek — one of the original designers of the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle — said simply, "I don't want a car for today or tomorrow, it will be the car of the day after tomorrow." In many ways, we are back at the same intersection of the end of an era of old technology as it is faced with the dawning of a new era

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As U.S. Airlines Carry More Passengers, Jet Fuel Use Remains Well Below Its Previous Peak

The amount of jet fuel consumed by U.S. airlines increased in both 2015 and 2016, although jet fuel use in 2016 remained 11% lower than its level a decade ago. Jet fuel use was lower despite the fact that the number of passengers traveling on U.S. carriers in 2016 was 7% higher than in 2007. […] The post As U.S. Airlines Carry More Passengers, Jet Fuel Use Remains Well Below Its Previous Peak appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Electric Popemobile, Musk vs Trump, coal to wind, plug-in sales: Today’s Car News

Today, we update U.S. plug-in electric car sales data for May, look at a program to help coal miners get wind-farm jobs, explain Musk's view of Trump's Paris pullout, and highlight the unlikely place the newest Popemobile is actually made. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the hard-won Paris climate treaty...

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Market Forces Are With Clean Energy, Not With Trump

You want numbers proving that Trump is on the wrong side of history when it comes to climate change, the Paris agreement, and the battle between clean energy and dirty coal? We've got numbers for you Market Forces Are With Clean Energy, Not With Trump was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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Latest Popemobile is Opel Ampera-e electric car made in Michigan

All sorts of vehicles have been pressed into service to carry Popes, from simple Fiats to giant Mercedes-Benz luxury landaulets. Francis, the current Pope, has a preference for small, simple, environmentally friendly cars—and largely does without the bulletproof glass enclosures found in some previous "Popemobiles." His latest vehicle is...

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Trump Will Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Agreement — In FOUR YEARS

For all the wrong reasons, he is pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, which took years to negotiate and to which every other country in the world has signed on except of Syria and Nicaragua Trump Will Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Agreement — In FOUR YEARS was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more …

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Mission Innovation Is in Trouble. Here’s How to Save It

President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement on climate change is a serious foreign policy blunder. On top of this, his proposed budget seriously endangers another international commitment: America's “Mission Innovation” pledge, along with 21 other countries and the European Union, to double funding for energy innovation. The two commitments are intimately linked. …

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Energy Dept. Pitches Coal-Killing Solar Cell As US Bails On Paris

Will the US Energy Department keep the good news about wind and solar rolling, Paris or no Paris? This new coal-killing perovskite solar cell study says yes Energy Dept. Pitches Coal-Killing Solar Cell As US Bails On Paris was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 …

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The Changing Climate Makes Sea Levels Rise

Sea levels are already rising. One tends to think of this as a third world development but, between 1969 and 2010, Prince Edward Island lost 20 square kilometers. According to Dr. Adam Fenech, Director of the Climate Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island, close to a thousand PEI homes, 17 lighthouses (one of which is already half in the water) and a number of wind turbines could be lost by 2100.

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MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

MIT issued the following statement on Thursday, June 1 2017. A set of talking points circulated in support of President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement included this statement: “The [Paris] deal also accomplishes LITTLE for the climate “According to researchers at MIT, if all member nations met their obligations, the impact on the climate would be negligible. The impacts have been estimated to be likely to reduce global temperature rise by less than 0.2 …

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Havelaar Canada Unveils Electric Pickup Truck Called The “Bison”

Another electric pickup truck was recently unveiled, this time at the EVVE Conference in Ontario. It's an electric pickup that certainly sounds enticing, even though it isn't completely clear at this point if the intent is commercial production Havelaar Canada Unveils Electric Pickup Truck Called The “Bison” was originally published on

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Audi Promises Over 30% Fully Or Partially Electric Sales By 2025

Audi has not been at the forefront of vehicle electrification so far, but it is moving towards the future with solid electric vehicle projections Audi Promises Over 30% Fully Or Partially Electric Sales By 2025 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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From coal miner to wind-farm worker: Wyoming retraining program

President Donald Trump has announced his intention to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Pact, but private companies and other entities are taking on the challenge of clean energy themselves. Goldwind Americas, a subsidiary of a leading Chinese wind-turbine manufacturer, continues to expand in the United States and it has eyed Wyoming...

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Why Havelaar founder wanted an electric pickup truck: Japan’s disaster

A Canadian company by the name of Havelaar has tossed its hat into the electric pickup-truck ring with the reveal of its purpose-built Bison pickup. The launch underscores the potential many companies are trying to tap as the market for electric vehicles of various types continues to grow, slowly but surely. Havelaar's founder, 28-year-old Tony...

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A Wave of M&A Is Expected for Solar Asset Management Companies

Despite a handful of gigawatt-scale players, the third-party asset manager landscape is very fragmented. According to GTM Research and Solichamba's new report on the topic, the top 25 third-party asset managers account for 15.6 gigawatts of managed capacity. In comparison, the top 25 investors hold 26.9 gigawatts of net capacity …

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Leaving Paris

President Donald J. Trump fulfilled a campaign promise yesterday and, in announcing that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement,[1] filled his nationalist,[2] climate-change-denying[3] supporters with glee. His speech was filled to the brim with inaccuracies, about both climate change and the Paris Agreement. I will select just one of President Trump's fantastical […] The post Leaving Paris appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click headline for full article

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Don’t Buy Perry’s Reliability Ruse. His Fake Study is Pro-Coal Propaganda

Energy Secretary Rick Perry's so-called grid reliability study will be nothing more than thinly-veiled propaganda for the coal industry and a tool to justify expensive government handouts to outdated power plants. How do we know? The tactic is ripped straight from FirstEnergy's well-worn subsidy playbook. The Ohio-based utility has relentlessly sought a massive, customer-funded bailout […] The post Don't Buy Perry's Reliability Ruse. His Fake Study is Pro-Coal Propaganda appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click …