James 'Paraffin' Young, a Scottish chemist, patented the method of extracting oil from Shale in the 1800 hundreds. His patent started a vast industry in Scotland that lasted 100 years. Could he be blamed for causing the so-called 'Dirty Oil' of Alberta?
Drilling and oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico are significant for the US economy, oil and gas production and the environment. In 2010 the massive catastrophic BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the largest environmental disaster in U.S. history. Hurricane season also has all eyes on the Gulf....
In 1986 the nuclear power station at Chernobyl suffered a catastrophic fire which irradiated vast areas of land and killed or will kill thousands of people. Here we look at work to help the people.
Is hydraulic fracking a safe way to obtain natural gas or oil? Look at both sides of the issue. How safe is it? I say not at all.
Public utilities control the so-called public utilites commission which is supposed to protect consumers. Rates are rigged to favor the utility instead.
Do you ever wonder where your electricity comes from? If you have ever witnessed mountain top removal using dynamite, it's for the coal needed for electricity. Maybe there's another way.
How to engage in political discussions and remain civil.
The latest in the Project Good Words series. This week the baton and the word "ENERGY" was passed on to me, so let's not just sit around but put that word to the test...here we go! Please join in.
Could your clothesline be considered against the law? Learn about Right to Dry laws for individual states. Using a clothesline instead of a dryer saves money and the environment. Start hanging out!
How do we conserve natural resources? Quite easily, yet one of our most vital resources; water, is wasted everyday. There's a water crisis, we need to adopt the best water conservation methods, today.