At least 75 per cent of known fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, but not only are fossil fuel...
Massachusetts Senator and former presidential candidate John Kerry and ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich are advocating separate approaches to climate change, with Kerry calling for government regulation and Gingrich touting voluntary change fuelled by government incentives.
Rather than behaving like “prohibitionists at a fraternity party,” California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said its time to stop laying guilt trips about carbon emissions and focus instead on the benefits of clean air and a healthy planet.
Is the corporate dinosaur dying? Are we teetering on the brink of a new clean and green era of business and development? While I'm not holding my breath it's hard to ignore the steps that big business, and in particular big oil, has been taking of late to address the issue of global warming.
ConocoPhillips has just announced that it is doubling it's alternative fuel research spending to $150 million as well as funding a $22 million project to develop bio-fuels over the next 8 years with Iowa state university.