Can the new EPA administrator revoke a waiver already granted to California for fuel economy standards? Nobody knows the answer but corporate greed by automakers means we are soon going to find out.
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Talk is cheap. Action is hard. Last December, the US, Canada, and Mexico signed on to support the climate change initiatives contained in the COP21 emissions agreement entered into by all the nations of the world in Paris. Here is is six months later and it is time to figure out how to make those […]
President Obama used a visit to Yosemite National Park to blast congressional leaders for failing to take effective steps to mitigate climate change.
President Obama has proposed adding $10 a barrel to the price of oil. The funds raised would be invested in clean transportation technologies to reduce America’s dependence on fossil fuels and lower the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Since the beginning of Obama’s first term as President, the former Illinois senator has been pushing for more alternative fuel and plug-in cars. In pursuit of that goal, Obama has pushed initiatives like the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (AVTM) that loaned money to Tesla Motors, and now the President is pushing Federal agencies to buy […]
Obama is asking Congress to raise the EV subsidy at least one more time, and he wants to expand it to other alt-fuel vehicles. Is the third time the charm?
A petition started in 2013 aimed at the White House to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars directly to consumers got a limp response from the White House.
US President Barack Obama has set aside some $4 Billion for energy independence in the form of subsidies and loans.
Just 60-odd days after the government sold off its GM stock, the company issued a massive recall that sent stock prices plummeting. Was it insider trading?
All this talk about “clean” natural gas? It may be a fraud, since experts are starting to come out claiming natural gas from fracking is worse than coal!
Lawmakers in D.C. have to act fast if they want to save The U.S. Highway Trust Fund according to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
The Pentagon has released the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, and it has highlighted climate change as a serious threat to national security.
The landscape of American energy is changing. Fracking has opened up once inaccessible resources at great cost to the American public and environment.
It is tax season again and that means the annual plea from the Obama Administration for eliminating $4 billion in incentives for the oil and gas industry.
Despite massive damage to both the economy and ecology of the Gulf of Mexico during BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, big oil is set to start drilling into the Gulf’s oil reserves yet again.
Medium and heavy-duty trucks account for 25% of all fuel use in America, and President Obama wants to improve their efficiency by an “ambitious” amount.
Natural gas maven T. Boone Pickens has challenged Obama to follow through with his pro-natural gas State of the Union speech.
That’s right, kids! You could (assuming that my math is right) drive more than 600 miles on just under 6 gallons of gasoline in Chevy’s new Silverado HD. Of course, there are asterisks all over a statement like that. Still, that statement is technically correct. So, let’s start explaining ourselves, shall we? Chevrolet introduced their […]
President Obama encouraged more natural gas infrastructure in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.
One of the linchpins of the Obama administration’s high-stakes plan to address climate change moved one step closer to implementation this week, as the EPA officially published proposed new carbon emissions standards for power plants, drawing fire…