International court rewards Greenpeace nihilism

An international court has ruled against Russia in a dispute involving a 2013 Greenpeace protest. This after the same court ruled the country should compensate the Netherlands during 2015. ABC News reports that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague concluded that Russia should compensate Greenpeace for seizing a ship the group’s campaigners used…

Myths About Fracking

John Stossel examines and answers the myths, lies and downright stupid claims made about hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. fracking). He also points out why fracking is great for the environment.

Hydroelectric plants may pollute water with methylmercury

A startling article published by The Canadian Press. A peer-reviewed manuscript published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that hydroelectric plants will emit more methylmercury into ecosystems than climate change. Methylmercury is a neurotoxin created as mercury mixes with bacteria and is associated with heart issues and intellectual problems in…

Oil price decline may result in renewable energy collapse

An insightful op-ed published in Fortune states that oil price declined might mean the renewable energy market could collapse or be seriously damaged. Despite the renewables market taking off the first half of 2015, the essay’s author, Varun Sivaram, investors piled money into Yieldco companies that not only operated renewable energy projects but also helped…