Ways the oil industry is coming to be safer and more sustainable

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Sustainable oil industry

Contrary to what is commonly thought, the sustainable oil industry is possible. The oil industry is one of the most immensely colossal pollutants and climate change contributors. However, the scientists and engineers perpetuate establishing certain technological amendments sanctioning to get it safer and sustainable for the environment.   Oil and gas manufacturing are among the… Read more »

World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change

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Energy and Climate Change

Reading this excelent report about Climate Change The world is moving towards a crucial climate change meeting in Paris in December 2015 (COP21). The negotiations there will be based on national pledges, formally known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, with the goal of setting the world on a sustainable path. As energy production and use… Read more »

What the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

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What the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

We learned last year that many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century. As National Geographic showed us in 2013,… Read more »

Watch the year’s biggest climate stories in 2 minutes

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biggest climate stories in 2 minutes

A year of extreme weather, climate denial, and some hope.   This was a big year for climate stories, good and bad. In June, the Obama administration took its biggest step yet in the fight against global warming by introducing regulations to limit greenhouse gases from existing power plants. And while there was plenty of… Read more »

In Chicago, Ban says aviation body’s work vital to UN efforts on health, security, climate change

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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) helps the United Nations address some of the most pressing issues on the global agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today during a ceremony in Chicago celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Chicago Convention. “In 2014, we are facing new threats that never could have been imagined when ICAO was… Read more »