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… Read More Oil price decline may result in renewable energy collapse

International court rewards Greenpeace for hooliganism

An international court has ruled against Russia in a dispute involving a 2013 Greenpeace protest. The Rutgers UK reports that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague concluded that Russia should compensate the Netherlands for an attempted protest Greenpeace conducted on a Russian drilling flotilla. The 2013 stunt was part of a protest against… Read More International court rewards Greenpeace for hooliganism

Greenpeace threatens war in British fracking controversy

Greenpeace has made statements that are tantamount to threatening to go to war against Great Britain’s recent policy to fast track allowing for fracking to take place around the island country. The UK’s Business Reporter states Great Britain’s government has decided to open up the nation’s countryside for hydraulic fracturing. This after licenses were issued… Read More Greenpeace threatens war in British fracking controversy

Study: Bigger fracking injections cause more earthquakes. Or do they?

I suppose at some point it was bound to come up. I mean, another study linking fracking to earthquakes was going to get published except this time it sounds ominous. NBC News reports a huge new study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado has been published in the journal Science. The manuscript states… Read More Study: Bigger fracking injections cause more earthquakes. Or do they?

Vancouver Sun journalist authors hit piece on fossil fuel advocate

Center for Industrial Progress head Alex Epstein had an interesting conversation the other day with an openly anti-fossil fuel journalist from The Vancouver Sun named Pete McMartin. Unfortunately, he took snippets out of context to support a biased article about Alex Epstein at an event he was giving a speech at that day. Fortunately, Alex… Read More Vancouver Sun journalist authors hit piece on fossil fuel advocate