Written by Right Side News
The New York Times reports that ethanol and biofuel mandates in the U.S. and Europe are fueling rising hunger in Guatemala, which now has the fourth-highest rate of child malnutrition in the world — higher than in many less developed countries in Africa:
Written by Ron Arnold
University think tank's lawsuit raises serious questions about the old and new EPA
Lisa Jackson's resignation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has focused attention on the "unfinished agenda" she leaves for this agenda-driven agency's next director (probably Clinton era ...
Written by Bonner R. Cohen
In the latest confirmation of what is perhaps the most stunning energy-related development in decades, the Paris-based International Energy Agency predicts the United States will become the world’s top oil producer by 2020. IEA says the same advances in hydraulic fracturing technology that recently ...
Written by Zig Lambo
The trading ranges for oil and gas haven't changed that much since we last touched base with Phil Weiss, senior analyst at Argus Research, but the entire landscape for both North American and international oil and gas exploration has shifted dramatically. In this interview with The Energy Report, ...
Written by Marc Morano
New Report: 'Extreme Weather Report 2012': 'Latest peer-reviewed studies, data & analyses undermine claims that current weather is 'unprecedented' or a 'new normal'
Presented at UN Climate Conference in Doha, Qatar on Dec. 6, 2012
The man-made global warming movement has officially ...
Written by Rita Sapunor of The Energy Report
Energy investment is about more than just the commodities; it's about growth. That's why, for example, the emerging economies theme has been an important one for investors who know that every business and modern home in Brazil, Russia, China or the African continent will need to keep the ...
Written by Right Side News
Grizzly bears, sea turtles, and sandhill cranes—these kinds of critters most likely come to mind when endangered species are mentioned.
In the endangered species business they are known as “charismatic megafauna” and are often plastered across fundraising appeals. However, as the federal list of ...
Written by Nicolas Loris and Derrick Morgan
Abstract: New fuel-efficiency standards issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency will increase the average cost of a new car by $3,000 by 2025. Furthermore, consumers are unlikely to realize the projected fuel savings used to justify these standards, ...
Written by American Dream
While most of the world has been focused on other things, the Ring of Fire has been quietly waking up. Over the past couple of months, there has been a steady string of noteworthy volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that have occurred along the perimeter of the Pacific Ocean. But because ...