In 2007, Congress passed a law requiring oil companies to blend billions of gallons of ethanol into gasoline. This so-called “ethanol mandate” wiped out millions of acres of conservation land and destroyed wildlife habitat.
That electricity can be produced from sunshine, wind, and coal is news to no one. But how about jellyfish?
Carbon dioxide has received a lot of flak for its supposed link to global warming. But Dr. Craig Idso of the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide believes CO2 actually provides the planet with more benefits than costs.
If you travel to the Everglade National Park in Florida, beware of vandals ready to rip door seals and windshield wipers off your car when you’re not looking. What kind of vandals would do such a thing? How about flying vultures!
Energy from wind power may be all the rage, but recent reports from Britain say wind power may not be such a breezy answer after all.
For decades, policymakers have been concerned about America’s over-reliance on fossil fuel imports from other parts of the world. But thanks to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, many of these concerns are now being alleviated.
Finding a place to connect to wireless internet usually isn’t too difficult. But one of the places it can be is if you find yourself out in the middle of the ocean. All that may change now as researchers at the University at Buffalo have developed a new deep-sea computer technology network.
Should a lack of global warming over the past 16 years affect government climate regulations and policy? Congressman Steve Stockman from Texas believes so, and here explains why.
That hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been used to obtain natural gas is news to no one. But how about using it to get renewable energy?
Eradicating rats from a building can often be difficult. But how about eliminating them from an entire island?
Japanese sushi bars are popular for their cuisine, but could they also provide a valuable form of biofuel? Apparently so, according to E&E News which reports that Kombu, an edible seaweed found in Japanese dishes like miso soup and sashimi, could be a great new source of energy.
One of the latest scares about global warming comes from a new report claiming that climate change is causing drought and killing trees across the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa. But according to an article in Forbes by James Taylor, this is surprising news to many scientists and Sahel experts.
Everyone hates mosquitoes. But perhaps nowhere do they hate them more than in Winnipeg, Canada, which is dubbed the mosquito capital of North America according to the Wall Street Journal.
Is taxpayer money spent on Green energy hurting both the economy and environment? Well that’s the assertion of economists from the group PERC, who in a recent study found that for every $100 billion a government spends on so-called “clean energy,” that nation’s GDP is likely to decrease by nearly a half a percent.
Should the federal government dictate what appears on the menu at your favorite restaurant? Daren Bakst, a Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, says no, and here explains why.