Fossil Fuels Should Be Phased Out by 2100

Fossil Fuels

According to a new expert panel report backed by the UN, the unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100.  This is to avoid dangerous climate changes, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The panel said that most of the world’s electricity can be produced from low carbon sources by 2050 and it is vital that this is done.  If not, the world faces ‘severe, pervasive and irreversible’ damage.  The UN also warned following the report that inaction … [Read more...]

EPA Releases Mandate to Lower Ethanol Levels in Gasoline


Ethanol, once seen as the key to solving high gas prices and environmental concerns, may be on its way out of fashion. Last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency released a statement that they will seek to lower the levels of ethanol in gasoline for 2014. If the mandate becomes law, it will be the first time that the levels of biofuels in our gasoline will be decreased. The mandate proposes adding between 15 billion and 15.52 billion gallons of ethanol to the fuel supply in 2014. … [Read more...]