Articles Related to Fossil Fuels
#96 - December 13 2022
New red state laws blackballing financial firms who don't back their political agendas are probably unconstitutional.
#93 - October 31 2022
Utility companies have been among the biggest polluters for decades – and they’ve done very little about it. What will it take to change them?
#92 - October 11 2022
PepsiCo was a lead corporate sponsor at last month’s Climate Week NYC 2022 and populated the conference with executives insisting that PepsiCo is a sustainability leader. But the reality is very different.
#91 - September 29 2022
As Ian trashes Florida, we look at the factors making hurricanes increasingly powerful and destructive.
Video - August 8 2022
In the first of a series of video conversations, Michael Sonnenfeldt explains how the MIT Climate Model works to solve the climate crisis.
#86 - July 4 2022
The US is still the second largest producer of carbon emissions in the world. However, there are many things we can do to counter our nation’s damage to the environment, beginning in our own homes.
#83 - May 18 2022
Is it possible that Sen. Joe Manchin is the hero we need right now? Banging Democrat and Republican heads together, negotiating a climate change Bill AND a fossil fuel energy Bill, what exactly is this bipartisan crusader up to?
#82 - May 12 2022
We like a tidy house here at The Climate Capitalist, so we are taking advantage of the present global volatility and uncertainty to clean up our Clean Energy portfolios. Today we share a few spring cleaning thoughts.
#75 - March 16 2022
With the demise of Build Back Better, climate change needs bipartisan solutions. So today we propose ‘The Manchin Domestic Oil and Gas Production Supply Act’, an Oil and Gas policy Joe Manchin could put his name to and really make a difference.
#74 - March 10 2022
Dartmouth College is the largest per student CO2 emitter in the Ivy League. This week we submit a short essay on why that is and suggest what they might do about it.
#73 - March 2 2022
Once a bully, always a bully? Can big oil companies, accustomed to getting their own way for decades, clean up their act and embrace the clean energy transition? And what role has O&G played in emboldening Putin?
#71 - February 14 2022
In the 1995 movie, Waterworld, the whole world is under water. But what’s actually happening with sea levels, who’s in danger, what will the costs really be? We dive in and separate an ocean of fiction from the facts.
#69 - January 27 2022
This week we take on those who say renewables are to blame for global energy shortages and Putin’s leverage over Europe. And we suggest how everything could be different with an alternative energy policy.
#67 - January 13 2022
Surprisingly, the city previously known as the ‘Oil and Gas Capital of the World’, now powers 100% of its municipal operations on something other than oil and gas.
#65 - December 30 2021
Here’s another chance to savor our most provocative video of 2021, ‘Coke, The Taste of Pollution”. As you make your New Year resolutions, it’s worth remembering that Coke is the king of global plastic pollution and there are plenty of alternatives to their sugary water.
Video - December 1 2021
Around 1.2 billion gallons of gasoline are burned every year in the US on garden maintenance. That’s nearly 12 million tons of CO2 just to keep our lawns and hedges neat. In this video, we laud an alternative power solution.
#58 - October 19 2021
The world is in the midst of a global energy shortage almost entirely due to a fossil fuel supply chain breakdown. Today we analyze where the battle lines are drawn and what the future holds for oil and gas.
Video - June 24 2021
The Coca Cola company was recently named the world’s worst polluter in a global survey, for the 3rd year in a row. In this Video, we discuss how they earned this unfortunate label and suggest what they might do about it.