For the 26th week of 2014 (the half year point) in the U.S., 18.5% more tank cars were on the tracks carrying petroleum and/or petroleum products than last year, a total of 15,894 cars.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...
This is a photo from my vacation last week along the Northern California coast. The scenery was spectacular, the food was good and, as a bonus, I be...
The federal Highway Trust Fund is running out of money, and some senators have proposed to fix the problem by raising gas taxes. This, however, is the wrong solution because it treats the symptom, and not the underlying reason for the shortfall.
Are we to believe that a country which sent a man to the moon and created the Internet can't figure out how to integrate alternative power sources into the power grid?
What we have called "Iraq" since the British and French carved up the old Ottoman Empire after World War I is obviously over. So why are President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, in the midst of the unfolding Gulf War III, wasting time pretending they might save the old carcass?
The maps. It was initially all about the maps. But it is geography that unites and divides.
First principles are important. Rooting New York Energy Week in the priorities established by a community of volunteers, participants, sponsors and ad...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Happiness, hopefulness and Halcyon days are how the history books will remember GenX in generations to come. But is there more to our legacy?
Chevron has spent millions upon millions of dollars in an abusive "scorched earth" legal strategy to attack not only the villagers and their representatives who have held the company accountable in Ecuador, but virtually anyone who supports them.
The insurgents are not only in a struggle against what they see as oppression by a largely Shiite government in Baghdad and its security forces, but also over who will control and benefit from what Maliki -- speaking for most of his constituents -- told the Wall Street Journal is Iraq's "national patrimony."
Time and time again, we've learned the lesson that oil dependence makes us vulnerable to flare-ups in the Middle East and around the globe.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
Money and the enormous wealth gap has lead to a non-democratic representation in the media sphere and that now extends to so-called public television.
What Earth-changing events are happening this week? The US Senate Committee is going to vote on the climate changing Keystone XL pipeline, and NASA j...