New studies indicate that fossil fuels companies can no longer pretend it’s “business as usual” after this year.
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In the wake of the VW diesel emissions scandal that has already cost the company billions, consumers and fleets are turning to electric cars in droves.
A breakthrough new solar panel being developed at Oxford uses perovskite to increase output and efficiency – will it be the final nail in diesel’s coffin?
Despite Mitsubishi and Smart basing their next EVs on the new Renault Twingo, Renault claims there’s no demand for such a vehicle. Who’s right? We’ll see.
Brazilian sugar and ethanol producers saw near-record profits in 2013 with growth of nearly 19% year-over-year. Despite the increased production and profits Brazil has seen, however, UNICA President Elizabeth Farina cited a report which pointed out that “during the past year, producers have spent nearly 15 percent of their revenues on debt servicing,” as opposed […]
Despite the fact that farmers denied it and that the AAA came out against anti-ethanol ads, a huge percentage of the public believes big oil’s ridiculous fear mongering. As has happened time and time again, new information coming is making those people look pretty silly.
American farms are struggling to attract workers, according to reports out last week. Farmers have jobs, but no applicants – and they concede that the problem is only getting worse as innovation in alternative fuels and renewable plastic pushes up demand for their products to the point that there are thousands of jobs waiting to be filled.
Ethanol is in high demand in America and across the world. As the largest sugar producer ethanol, Brazil is set to profit as the price of biofuel at the pump is now more competitive than gasoline on the open market, according to Brazilian analysts.
Last week, gas prices hit $3 a gallon nationwide, and $4 a gallon gas seems inevitable this summer. Now the former president of Shell Gasoline says that by the summer of 2012, gas could cost $5 a gallon. Yikes.
I am a country boy, through and through. I don’t like crowds, or traffic congestion, or the endless hustle and bustle that entails city life. That said, I enjoy a visit to the city (either Boston or New York, I’m half way in between both) and I can see some of the appeal of living […]
[social_buttons] As much as I love the coming onslaught of electric cars, they use lots of materials that currently have almost no recycling infrastructure — especially when it comes to their batteries. The numbers vary by the type of lithium-ion battery used, but on average, for every 100 miles of pure-electric range, a lithium-ion battery […]