This post is dedicated to the upcoming World Environment.
World Environment Day, June 5th, was designated by the United Nations. This year’s theme is:
A great theme! 620 more words
I’ve been writing a lot recently about the historic transition from coal to gas-fired power generation ongoing in the United States (see here, here, and here). 28 more words
Time again for Friday Energy Facts…
U.S. coal consumption has fallen by 237 million short tons from 2005 to 2012, a drop of more than 21 percent. 29 more words
In January, natural gas prices hit 10-year lows. This is due to a couple of factors, mostly increased supply and decreased demand. The increase in supply comes courtesy of the newly tapped gas fields using hydraulic fracturing, or fracing (pronounced “fracking”), to extract previously unrecoverable gas reserves. 380 more words