The Rockefellers Choose Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Rockefeller family made an enormous fortune in the oil business during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Now that the world is developing an interest in alternatives to oil (and in many cases, switching to them), what should a family who makes so much money from the oil industry do? The Rockefeller family could [...]

Shifting Balances In Oil Production

The United States And Iraq Have Increased Oil Production An article found on CNBC indicates that the United States will soon overtake Russia and Saudi Arabia as the biggest oil producer in the world. And though the United States is also the biggest consumer of oil in the world, the United States International Energy Administration [...]

The Number 3 Car Returns to NASCAR

In 2001, Dale Earnhardt died in a devastating accident during a NASCAR race at the Daytona International Speedway in his number 3 car. The number 3 car was retired since then. Now, it has returned with an ethanol-powered engine. It was raced at the Daytona 500 on February 22, 2014 by Austin Dillon, the grandson [...]

Mark Ruffalo Wants You To Envision A Clean Energy Future

Mark Ruffalo is a strong advocate of environmental conservation, and has focused on hydraulic fracturing, which is a relatively recent extraction method for natural gas. Opponents of hydraulic fracturing are concerned that it causes severe water pollution and earthquakes. Their primary focus is earthquakes, as its impact on seismic activity isn’t quite as clear. Hydraulic [...]