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News Energy
May 24, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled climate change activists can claim their actions to trespass and vandalize an oil pipeline were justified to fight climate change.
May 22, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Federal Judge James Browning tossed a lawsuit filed to overturn permits issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for oil and gas wells near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.
May 18, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
A federal appeals court in New York blocked a Department of Transportation decision to delay increased penalties for automobile manufacturers who fail to meet federal fuel economy standards.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
California billionaire Tom Steyer is pushing a ballot measure in Arizona that would result in the premature closure of a nuclear plant that provides the largest share of the state’s electricity.
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed have asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss Oakland and San Francisco’s climate liability lawsuits against five oil companies.
May 15, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
U.S. crude oil production, topped 10.057 million barrels per day (bpd) in November 2017, shattering a 47-years old record.
May 10, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
A politically connected Mississippi based electric car company filed for bankruptcy in the face of lawsuits from the State of Mississippi among others.
May 9, 2018
Harvard University lost at least $1 billion dollars of its endowment on high-risk, sustainable, natural resource investments, according to a recent report in Bloomberg Businessweek.
May 7, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
Several state legislatures, including those of Connecticut, Hawaii, and Utah, are considering establishing a tax on carbon dioxide on emissions from fossil fuel use.
May 4, 2018
By Bonner R. Cohen
Citing high costs and ineffectiveness, the U.S. Navy is cancelling a plan developed under former President Barack Obama to install hybrid electric drives in 34 destroyers.