Maggie Koerth-Baker, science editor at BoingBoing.net, says she was motivated to write her latest book, “Before the Lights Go Out,” after listening to her husband, an energy efficiency analyst, come home and talk shop. More »
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), the world’s largest retailer, has installed more than 150 U.S. solar projects and expects to have as much as 90 megawatts of capacity by year-end, more than Ikea Group and Apple Inc. More »
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday slammed Western sanctions on Iran’s oil sector as a “ridiculous” move that seeks to deprive the world of energy resources at a time when demand is swelling. More »
This has been an unusual quarter and we are not satisfied with it,” said Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, in a video statement released with the second quarter results. “The unusual drop from the very beginning to the very end of the quarter in oil and gas prices, it has certainly impacted our results.”
Texas ranchers and dairy operators Monday backed a request by national agricultural producers to suspend the nation’s Renewable Fuels Standard because it is causing corn prices to soar and livestock producers to suffer. More »
The first-ever full-scale test of how the oil industry and federal regulators would respond to a runaway offshore well completed Monday in the Gulf of Mexico, with government officials deeming the week-long drill a success. More »
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