Jun 9, 2014 | carbon dioxide emissions, climate change, economy, energy, faculty, fossil fuels, fracking, global warming, natural gas, policy, politics, pollution, renewable energy 1
Can good economic times roll while carbon emissions decline? Maybe so.
Jun 3, 2014 | carbon dioxide emissions, climate change, energy, faculty, fossil fuels, global warming, policy, pollution 1
How much does each state need to reduce its carbon load to comply with the federal government’s landmark carbon rule?
Since yesterday’s unveiling of the Environmental ...READ MORE
Jun 2, 2014 | climate change, disasters, drought, energy, energy efficiency, faculty, fossil fuels, fracking, global warming, policy, politics, pollution, weather 0
An historic event or an historic trend?
No real surprises here. Through a series of leaks and pre-announcements, we all knew before this morning that President ...READ MORE
The Monterey Shale oil prospect takes a big hit, but daily extraction rates jump.
May 20, 2014 | energy, faculty, fossil fuels, fracking, health, policy, politics, pollution, water 0
Oil and gas interests trump truth for many state legislators. The first of a two-part series.
First a quick note to our readers: TheGreenGrok tries to ...READ MORE
Updated May 8, 2014.
Is the alternative energy industry losing the influence-peddling war to fossil fuels?
The Artful Planet series is produced in partnership with the University of Washington’s Conservation Magazine.
Do doom-and-gloom pictures of environmental devastation and catastrophe make green converts?
Birds dead ...READ MORE
Have you heard the one about the United States producing oil from tar sands? Some joke, huh?
The fight over the Keystone XL Pipeline — which ...READ MORE
Feb 19, 2014 | coal, energy, faculty, fossil fuels, policy, politics, pollution, rivers, toxins, waste 2
Yes, failing … just like the coal ash ponds along the Dan River.
What Put the Stuff on the Map