Faulty Natural Gas Emissions Reporting Response from B.C. Government

By | 2016-09-25T18:36:02+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Natural gas|

By Stephen Leahy The B.C. Ministry of Environment stands by it's "implausibly low" estimate of methane leaks from the natural gas sector according to an official “information note" triggered by DeSmog's two-part article series last May. The DeSmog investigation revealed methane leaks were likely 7 times greater than the B.C. government is reporting [...]

New Study: Fracking Contaminates US Water Wells

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:41+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Fossil fuels, Natural gas, Politics|

By Stephen Leahy Drinking water is being contaminated by fracking for natural gas a new US study revealed Monday. More than 80% of drinking water wells at homes within 1 kilometre of active gas drilling operations had an average of 6 times more methane than those further away. The study also found more ethane and [...]

Energy cost per vehicle type and Natural Gas on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T14:26:06+00:00 June 24th, 2012|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Chevy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Honda, Manufacturers, Natural gas, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Video|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about energy costs per vehicle. Definitions: EV “ Electric Vehicle, this vehicle will only run on electricity. The Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Tesla Roadster, CODA, Mit'subishi i-MiEV and are all cars with just electricity. PHEV “ Plug-in Hybrid Electric [...]

2012 Honda Civic natural gas on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:13+00:00 February 20th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emissions, Honda, Natural gas, Video, youtube.com|

I asked Eric Rosenberg, Honda's Assistant Manager, Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Why Natural Gas? The list was long, "It's plentiful, it's cleaner than petrol/gasoline and it's an American resource, and it's extremely affordable". The best known use for natural gas is to heat our homes, but Rosenberg thinks Natural gas has been under-appreciated as an automotive [...]