THIS COULD HAPPEN ANYWHERE THAT THERE IS OFFSHORE OIL
Australia’s oil regulator is refusing to disclose the location and the company behind a 10,500 liter leak of petroleum into the ocean last year.
An Australian offshore oil and gas well leaked continuously into surrounding waters for two months in 2016 but information about […]
By Steve Horn • Monday, March 20, 2017 – 17:45
Researchers at Purdue University and the Environmental Defense Fund have concluded in a recent study that natural gas power plants release 21–120 times more methane than earlier estimates.
Published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, the study also found that for oil refineries, emission […]
And why would we want to?
This strip mine near Morristown, Ohio was once a mountain top. Route 70 is in the background. Photo credit: EPA.
By George Harvey
Our president-elect has said he wants to resurrect the coal industry and reduce regulations on oil and gas so they can prosper again. […]
By Carl Pope
Today was supposed to be the deadline for thousands of protesters encamped to prevent completion of the Dakota Access pipeline across Lake Oahe on the Missouri River to evacuate their camp-sites. Instead it has become a moment of celebration, as the Army Corps of Engineers and the Obama Administration have concluded that […]
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Join Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and Michael Bomford of the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems program of Kwantlen Polytechnic University for a rich, thought-provoking conversation about what the future […]
Starting today, a global wave of peaceful direct actions lasting for 12 days will take place across six continents targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, under the banner of Break Free.
2015 was the hottest year ever recorded and the impacts of climate change are already hitting communities around the world. From […]
An oil drilling rig as it arrived in Port Angeles, Wash. in 2015 aboard a transport ship bound for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. (Daniella Beccaria / AP)
By Associated Press
a major reversal, the Obama administration said Tuesday it will bar oil drilling off the Atlantic Coast, a […]
By George Harvey
Peter Shumlin. Community College of Vermont photo. CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic
When Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin came up with a plan for the state to divest its pension funds from coal stock, he was immediately opposed by State Treasurer Beth Pearce. She took the view of the corporate officer […]
By George Harvey
We should start with a disclaimer. No one at Green Energy Times is a stock market analyst. Nevertheless, we can see a hand writing on the wall, and what it writes looks a lot like, “Divest – before it is too late.”
Oil industry analysts are in a bit […]
You did it!
They said that it couldn’t be done. They said our sights were too high. That Keystone XL was a “done deal” and would be approved just like any other oil pipeline.But you didn’t believe them. You knew that with hard work, and by standing together, we could beat Big Oil and […]