Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline connecting Canada’s Alberta tar sands region to the refineries and markets of the American Gulf Coast, has become the front lines in the battle between climate campaigners and the fossil fuel industry.
The pipeline would carry up to 830,000 barrels per…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/climate-change-and-keystone-xl-the-numbers-behind-the-debate-refineries-and-markets-of-the-american-gulf-coast/ American Gulf Coast, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, Debate refineries and markets, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy facts, Environment, Environmental Policy, environmentally destructive crude, Keystone XL, Numbers Behind, Oil, Oil Change International, Politics & Legislation, tar sands, world’s dirtiest
A new book by authors Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube of the Brookings Institution has highlighted an unexpected new trend in poverty in America today — the poor are moving to the suburbs. Enticed by more affordable housing, better schools, safer neighborhoods and new low-wage employment…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/the-new-suburban-poor-more-at-risk-to-rising-gas-prices-by-authors-elizabeth-kneebone-and-alan-berube-of-the-brookings-institution/ automobiles, Brookings Institution, Energy and Economy, energy poverty, Environment, Finance, gas prices, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Risk to Rising Gas Prices, Suburban Poor, Transportation
They say that every cloud has a silver lining. If future energy consumption (which is mostly fossil fuel) drops because of a financial collapse brought on by high oil prices and other limits, then, at least in theory, climate change should be less of a problem. One of the important variables…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/oil-limits-and-climate-change-peak-oil-demand-is-already-a-huge-problem/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, co2, Energy and Economy, energy consumption, Environment, Finance, future energy consumption, Oil, Oil prices, Risk Management
Shiva Polefka is a Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress where Michael Conathan is the Director of Ocean Policy.
Fleet Composite Squadron 6 conducts boat operations off coast of Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (Credit: U.S. Navy)
Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offshore-drilling-in-virginia-threatens-economy-environment-and-naval-operations-research-associate-for-ocean-policy-at-the-center-for-american/ Center for American, Climate, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Green Business, Naval Operations, Ocean Policy, Offshore Drilling in Virginia, offshore oil drilling, offshore wind, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, Research Associate, Risk Management, Threatens Economy, Virginia, Wind
Following CAP’s piece yesterday that details exactly what it means to use gasoline to travel this Memorial Day weekend, here is an infographic that shows the cost of Big Oil. Gas prices are rising in the Midwest and spot crude oil prices for the West Texas Intermediate benchmark is nearly…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/memorial-day-driving-by-the-numbers-infographic-gas-prices-are-rising-in-the-midwest-and-spot-crude-oil-prices-for-the-west-texas-intermediate/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Crude oil prices, driving, energy facts, Environment, Environmental Policy, Finance, gas prices, Keystone XL, Memorial Day Driving, Midwest and spot, nfographic, Oil, Subsidies, Transportation, West Texas Intermediate
North Dakota may soon be giving Texas a run for its money in the oil industry. Information released last month by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Interior, indicates that oil and gas resources in the Bakken and Three Forks formations contain…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/us-oil-boom-shifts-focus-to-north-dakota-bakken-shale-information-by-the-united-states-geological-survey-usgs/ Bakken Shale, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy independence, Energy Security, fuels, News, Oil, Sally Jewell, shale oil
A lot of the debate over energy and climate change has focused on changing how people live. But in a lot of ways, where someone lives is as important as how they live.
Not all parts of the United States are the same when it comes to how much and what kind of energy is used. That makes a huge…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/sea-to-shining-sea-which-us-states-use-the-most-fossil-fuels-debate-over-energy-and-climate-change/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, Coal, Energy and Climate Change, Energy and Economy, Environment, Fossil Fuels, greenhouse gases, natural gas, Nuclear Power, Oil, vermont yankee