fossil fuels

Businesses close ranks against Obama energy policies

Jan 31, 2014
More than 70 business groups have formed a coalition to confront the Obama administration’s energy regulation process at every step
Posted In: fossil fuels

Kiribati: Island nation deals with the consequences of climate change

Nov 26, 2013
Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg speaks about his visit to the island nation threatened by rising sea levels.
Posted In: climate change, global warming, pacific ocean, environmental, fossil fuels

The effect of colleges divesting from fossil fuels

May 17, 2013
Fossil fuels, the new apartheid? University students want their schools to divest. One college calculates the cost.
Posted In: fossil fuels, university endowments

How the markets will react to more North American fuel production

May 14, 2013
When fossil fuel gets cheap.
Posted In: Oil, fracking, fossil fuels

A new era in North American fossil fuel production

May 14, 2013
A new report says North America will once again dominate fossil fuel production
Posted In: Oil, fossil fuels, alternative energy, fracking

Does the fracking boom kill renewables?

Jan 25, 2013
We ask Ethan Zindler of Bloomberg New Energy Finance if a clean energy boom and the expansion of fracking are mutually exclusive.
Posted In: renewable energy, fossil fuels, energy

Scientific method: The search for a better battery

Jan 2, 2013
The biggest barrier to renewable energy such as solar and wind is storing the electricity it generates. In a university laboratory, a scientist painstakingly re-imagines the battery.
Posted In: batteries, energy, fossil fuels

U.N. meets to chart future of energy

Jan 16, 2012
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is set to declare the Year of Renewable Energy for All.
Posted In: United Nations, renewable energy, fossil fuels

New USDA Label Steers Consumers toward Renewables

Jan 21, 2011
While Congress continues to lag on passing a renewable energy standard, the US Department of Agriculture has a new plan to help consumers move aw...
Posted In: fossil fuels, petroleum-based

Coal Play

When you think of coal, what comes to mind? Appalachia? Soot? Climate change? We'll explore the economics of the most unfashionable of fossil fuels.

Posted In: coal, fossil fuels, climate change