These Are the ‘Positive’ Tipping Points That Could Slow Global Warming

There may be light at the end of the tunnel in the battle to reduce carbon emissions. Governments and institutions could help halt carbon emissions with just a few carefully selected policy measures, according to a new paper, which looked at the experience of the energy industry and changing trends …

‘Finally Some Good News Out of Washington’: Nation’s Capital to Go 100% Renewable by...

Washington, DC made history Tuesday when its council voted unanimously to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2032, the Huffington Post reported. The commitment is part of the Clean Energy DC Omnibus Act of 2018, which also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation and gives the nation’s capital the most …

Upstream Oil and Gas Emissions Shot up 7% in 2017

Oil & Gas UK says this makes up around 3% of the country’s entire greenhouse gas emissions. Total emissions from upstream oil and gas operations in the UK increased by 7% to 15.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2017. That’s according to new statistics released by Oil & …

History of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles from the First Cars until Today

When it comes to cars today, it mainly refers to vehicles with an internal combustion engine (ICE) that draws its energy from a reservoir containing some kind of fossil fuel (gasoline, diesel or less natural gas). However, it is not known that the situation was quite different 100 years ago. At …