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Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

By | 2017-07-30T15:31:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless theyre either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2ËšC [...]

How western oil giant BP broke its green promises

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:47+00:00 May 27th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy After years of heralding it's green credentials, BP has quietly been selling off it's renewable energy investments and focusing solely on fossil fuels Oil giant BP spent millions of dollars telling the world it was moving “Beyond Petroleum” into renewables. Now it is quietly shifting “Back to Petroleum”, announcing the [...]

Peter Wells, Neftex, on the future of oil and cars

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 April 18th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Fossil fuels, oil, Politics, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. Peter Wells is a Non-Executive director of Neftex. Neftex started earth modeling in 2003. The Neftex Earth Model now approaches full global coverage and has application to the Petroleum, Minerals, Finance, Groundwater and Publishing industries, and also to the emerging field of Carbon Capture and Storage. Wells talks about what the future supply of [...]

Dr. Patrick Oliva, Michelin, at the 2010 NAIAS – part two

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:26+00:00 January 22nd, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), oil, Tires, Video, youtube.com|

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Dr. Patrick Oliva is the global Vice President of sustainable development for the Michelin Group. I wrote an article in 2006 about the savings from a In a white paper written by the USEPA entitled “Effect of Single Wide Tires and Trailer Aerodynamics on Fuel [...]