Blogs Fossil Fuels

China’s Growing Coal Use Is World’s Growing Problem

China’s Growing Coal Use Is World’s Growing Problem

  • Published: Jan 27th, 2014

China's recent accolades in renewable energy are distracting us from their fossil-fuel dominated reality.

Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

Europe Whets Appetite for Coal as U.S. Eschews It

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Natural gas is proving to be a formidable challenger to the dominance of coal in the U.S., but not necessarily overseas.

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

You Asked, We Answered: Response to 2013 Cars Report

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2013

Report authors respond to reader comments and questions regarding our 2013 Climate-Friendly Cars report.

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

President Obama’s Climate Speech: How it Played Out

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2013

Details on President Obama's big climate speech: how it played out, and why it was so significant.

Image of the Day: Super Smart Car, a Breath of Fresh Air

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2012

Airpods are vehicles producing zero pollution and zip around at 40 mph through the magic of compressed air.

Image of the Day: Tar Balls Hit the Beaches This Summer

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, tar balls and dead fish are still washing up along the Gulf coast.

Tropical Storm Debby Threatens Gulf Coast

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby, the earliest fourth-named tropical storm, is bringing high winds and heavy rain to the Gulf Coast.

Image of the Day: Reef Rises From Retired Rig

  • Published: Jun 21st, 2012

An oil platform that is no longer in use now teems with life from a coral reef growing on the structure.