When President Obama first took office, he pledged to help put 1 million electric vehicles on America’s roads by 2015. But with little time left, not much progress has been made – and one of the reasons maybe the expense. . .
When it comes to solar power, it has always been a choice of tapping the sun’s heat or light to produce energy – never both at the same time. But that may change now . . .
Everyone knows backpackers need a sleeping bag, flashlight, and canteen. But what about a 500 watt generator?
What can we do to clean up our oceans? Well one surprising answer may be to open up our coastlines to more offshore oil drilling, according to Ben Lieberman, a senior policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation.
America’s “Yankee ingenuity” has brought us everything from the airplane to the light bulb, but can it now help us find a cheap, plentiful form of homegrown domestic energy?
The pygmy rabbit, whose size is not much bigger than a man’s hand, was thought to be nearing extinction in Washington’s Columbia basin in 2003. Since that time, wildlife officials have undertaken to save the furry critter and today some 20 of them are, so to speak, back in their native holes.
The process of "hydraulic fracturing," known as fracking, has come under attack by activists for allegedly contaminating drinking water. But a new study by the Department of Energy should allay these concerns.
As Western states continue to develop their oil and gas resources, environmentalists are increasingly concerned about how such activity will impact prairie chickens. Fortunately, local farmers, industry officials, and environmentalists have been working together and are now pitching a free-market solution . . .
Despite sixteen years of no global warming, a UN climate panel nevertheless now claims it is 95% certain humans are causing global warming. Marc Morano, editor of ClimateDepot.com, says this is absurd, and here explains why.
Environmental groups often like to portray themselves as “blue-jean defenders of Mother Earth.” But would it surprise you this is largely a myth?
President Obama recently stated “We’ve got to look at the energy sources of the future.” And while he was specifically pointing to wind and solar power, it appears he’s overlooking what his own Department of Energy recently reported will dominate the next 30 years of energy production – namely fossil fuels.
President Obama has said America should look to Spain and Germany for leadership on renewable energy. Iain Murray of the Competitive Enterprise Institute says the President is right, but not necessarily in the way he thinks.
While there continue to be high hopes that biofuels made from plant products like corncobs and switchgrass can help meet our growing energy needs, one major obstacle has been the cost of enzymes which are used to break down these tough plant parts into simple sugars that can be turned into ethanol.
When it comes to urging people to lower their carbon footprint, no organization is more outspoken than the United Nations. But is this international body hypocritical?
In recent years, a number of politicians have been promoting the notion of Green jobs to help resuscitate our economy. And while it may sound appealing, the real-world experience of nations subsidizing environmental projects to reduce unemployment hasn’t fared very well.