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Category: Energy & Environment


Energy & Environment, Industry

Funds for climate justice flow to groups around the U.S.

June 29, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Fourteen environmental justice organizations from around the United States have begun to receive money under the Justice40 initiative, a business accelerator announced Wednesday. The Justice40 Accelerator said the groups will receive some $3 million for work ranging from solar training […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

High fossil fuel prices are good for the planet—here’s how to keep it that way

June 20, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

In the UK, it now costs more than 100 pounds to fill up a typical family car with petrol, and oil prices could rise even further. But are such high prices for fossil fuels a bad thing? While attention is […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden hosts climate meeting amid high gas price pressure

June 17, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden, who has recently been focused on boosting oil production to reduce rising gasoline costs, turned his attention to climate change on Friday when he convened a virtual meeting of some of the world’s biggest economies. Among the […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden tells oil refiners: Produce more gas, fewer profits

June 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on U.S. oil refiners to produce more gasoline and diesel, saying their profits have tripled during a time of war between Russia and Ukraine as Americans struggle with record high prices at the pump. […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

As gas prices soar, Biden leans toward visiting Saudi Arabia

June 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is leaning towards making a visit to Saudi Arabia — a trip that would likely bring him face-to-face with the Saudi crown prince he once shunned as a killer. The White House is weighing a visit that […]


Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Industry, Tech

U.S. government proposals spell out 5G security advancements

May 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Last week the U.S. federal government introduced a proposed five-step 5G Security Evaluation Process Investigation. “[It] was developed to address gaps in existing security assessment guidance and standards that arise from the new features and services in 5G technologies,” Eric […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

UN floats plan to boost renewables as climate worries mount

May 18, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

The United Nations chief on Wednesday launched a five-point plan to jump-start broader use of renewable energies, hoping to revive world attention on climate change as the U.N.’s weather agency reported that greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean heat, sea-level rise, and […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Europeans weigh costs of cutting Russian energy over Ukraine

May 5, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Across Europe, rising energy prices are testing the resolve of ordinary consumers and business owners who are caught between the continent’s dependence on cheap Russian energy and its revulsion over President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Governments are trying to […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Strong BP profit renews call for energy sector windfall tax

May 3, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

BP posted its highest quarterly profit in more than a decade thanks to surging oil and gas prices, renewing calls for a U.K. government tax on energy companies’ windfall earnings to help households struggling with rising energy bills. The British […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden to use infrastructure money to keep nuclear plants open

April 21, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Nuclear plants occupy an odd position in the US’s energy landscape. They’re currently the most expensive form of generation out there, and many of the plants are a decade or more past their planned life span. At the same time, […]