Energy

Explosion At New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Video)

Explosion At New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Video)

Entergy Corporation’s Indian Point nuclear power plant, located just 38 miles north of New York City, was commissioned in 1974 and has had a number of incidents, the latest on May 9. A transformer explosion caused a fire and the release of several thousand gallons of oil into the Hudson River. According to Entergy spokesperson […]

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

The Guardian is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a business strategy that assumes a temperature rise of 4 degrees centigrade, which is twice the level considered safe for the planet. New Lens Scenarios, a document on the Shell website, refers to an International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast that predicts a 4C rise in the short […]

Billionaire Oil Tycoon Flips-Out – Demands Scientists Researching Fracking Be Fired

Billionaire Oil Tycoon Flips-Out – Demands Scientists Researching Fracking Be Fired

  Billionaire oil tycoon Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources demanded that the University of Oklahoma fire scientists that were studying the dangers of fracking. Bloomberg Business revealed that Hamm met with University dean Larry Grillot and levied threats at both him and the University if his demands were not met. The university scientists were studying […]

US Taxpayers Spend Billions On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

US Taxpayers Spend Billions On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) recently proposed the End Polluter Welfare Act, saying it would cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies over the next decade. The duo points out that “between 2010 and 2014, the oil, coal, gas, utility and natural resource extraction industries spent $1.8 […]

Bill Nye’s Kickstarter Campaign: Solar Powered Satellite (Video)

Bill Nye’s Kickstarter Campaign: Solar Powered Satellite (Video)

  Bill Nye, the Science Guy and CEO of the Planetary Society, a non-governmental non-profit organization, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for LightSail, a project to prove that solar propulsion is viable. LightSail is an experimental satellite created to explore space using the energy of the sun. The device itself is a […]

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