Tag Archives: natural gas

Who Gets Hurt From Fed’s Weak Fracking Rules?

By: Carol Pierson Holding   Regulation can be a great reason to behave well, though industry rarely sees it that way.   After five years of planning, 1.5 million comments, intense lobbying from the oil and gas industry, and innumerable … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Fossil Fuel’s Persuasive New Strategy

By Carol Pierson Holding   The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) just released an analysis of the “Financial Impact of the Coming Low-Carbon Transition,” which computed the potential value lost to stranded assets, or what fossil fuel companies will have to … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

GE’s Ecomagination Lacks Eco and Imagination

By Carol Pierson Holding   Remember back in 2005 when General Electric (GE) launched its Ecomagination initiative? Its purpose, as the liberal news site Grist put it at the time, was “to ramp up development of clean technologies and lighten … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Shell’s Self-serving Scenarios

By Carol Pierson Holding   According to Shell’s New Lens Scenarios, we’re headed for a carbon free future, where solar will be the dominant energy source by 2100. The report got pretty universally upbeat press, praised in business and even … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Environmental Information Agency CO2 Emissions Data Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

By Carol Pierson Holding   Last month, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) reported that for the first three months of 2012, CO2 emissions fell to about 1992 levels, primarily because coal companies switched to natural gas.   Another boost … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , ,