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Israel’s Petroleum Council Adds Environment Reps

Green Prophet

Last week two environmental representatives were added to Israel’s Petroleum Council, according to the Jerusalem Post. Israel’s Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan praised the recent decision, saying: “Finally environmental considerations will be incorporated into the distribution of drilling licenses and tenders for the exploration and production of petroleum.”. Meged oil field, in Israel.

Earth911 Podcast: Calling on the FTC To Stop Chevron’s Persistent Greenwashing, With Prof. Daniel Lin

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EcoTech Home & Garden How & Buy Podcasts Chevron Daniel Lin Federal Trade Commission fossil fuel greenwashing PetroleumEarth911 talks with Professor Daniel Lin, associate professor of operations management at the University of. The post Earth911 Podcast: Calling on the FTC To Stop Chevron’s Persistent Greenwashing, With Prof. Daniel Lin appeared first on Earth911.

A climate advocate walks into an oil industry summit …


Our energy analyst was invited to a petroleum conference. See original here: A climate advocate walks into an oil industry summit … Business Green a-petroleum-conference- activism energy & climate energy-analyst petroleum-conference- power points what-happened Here’s what happened next.

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Earth911 Inspiration: Solving Complex Global Problems


Eco earth first-on-earth inspire jack-kerfoot kerfoot-on-beating petroleum renewable energy solvingToday’s inspiration is from Japanese philosopher, educator, and nuclear disarmament … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Solving Complex Global Problems appeared first on Earth 911.

Earth911 Podcast: Calling on the FTC To Stop Chevron’s Persistent Greenwashing, With Prof. Daniel Lin


Eco Green electric federal trade commission first-on-earth911 heaven petroleum solar panels talks-with winning-combination Earth911 talks with Professor Daniel Lin, associate professor of operations management at the University of… The post Earth911 Podcast: Calling on the FTC To Stop Chevron’s Persistent Greenwashing, With Prof. Daniel Lin appeared first on… Read more here: Earth911 Podcast: Calling on the FTC To Stop Chevron’s Persistent Greenwashing, With Prof.

Where Can You Find the World’s Most Expensive Gasoline? Probably Turkey.

Green Prophet

Turkey’s tax rate for petroleum hasn’t changed since 2002 , when a special consumption tax was introduced on imported products. But the country’s increasing demand for petroleum, combined with the fact that it imports 90 percent of the fuel, has steadily driven prices up within Turkey over the past decade. Read more about Turkey’s efforts to use less foreign petroleum: Renewable-Energy Cars Heat Up in Turkey.

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Chevron spills 600 gallons of oil into San Francisco Bay


An oil spill at Chevron’s oil refinery in Richmond, California has dumped approximately 600 gallons of petroleum into the San Francisco Bay. “They do have a containment boom and they are working to contain that to minimize the spread of the sheen and the petroleum product.” Eco Green clothing contra design left non-profit activism petroleum radio russia

Saudi economy trashed by cheap oil

Green Prophet

Energy crude oil Gas petroleum Saudi ArabiaDespite the forecast of dire effects of global warming in the Middle East , oil producing countries like Saudi Arabia have continued to keep oil production at high levels. Located in one of hottest regions on earth, the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia has also expressed high interest in building nuclear power plants, despite being a country rich in solar energy potential.

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Sharjah air pollution as bad as Beijing

Green Prophet

Cities air pollution Beijing Cairo Mexico City petroleum sharjah In Beijing the air pollution is so bad that you sometimes can’t see your hand in front of your face. Above the charts bad, cities of the world are now coming to terms with their own local air pollution. Sharjah, a coastal city in the United Arab Emirates has air pollution reaching dangerous peaks like Mexico City, Beijing and Tokyo, researchers now find.

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White House pushes oil amid code red climate crisis


White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan issued a statement asking for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to pump more oil President Joe Biden, that supposed proponent of green infrastructure, surprised many environmentally conscious folks on Wednesday.

Egypt Declares a State of Emergency Following Oil Spill

Green Prophet

General Petroleum Corporation reported that one of their wells is leaking in three Gamsha spots north of Hurghada – a spot that is popular among tourists and the scene a very serious oil spill covered up by authorities last year. Travel & Nature General Petroleum Corporation Hurghada oil spill Red Sea tourismWho needs terrorism when we’ve got oil spills?

One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear

Sierra Club Compass

After a weekend during which tens of thousands of Americans took to the streets to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline and demand solutions to the climate crisis, the American Petroleum Institute (API) is touting a one-sided poll they claim shows Americans supporting the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. Compass. « Enormous Grassroots Response to Coal Export Plan in Washington | Main. Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S.

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Bioplastic from biomass set to reduce our dependency on oil


Petroleum is an ingredient used in many modern products ranging from pharmaceuticals to plastics. Once the sources of petroleum have been exhausted, how are we going to produce the petroleum based products to meet our demands? Petroleum contains many carcinogenic and other harmful components that make it unsafe to work with unless it is properly cleansed. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login.

Circular cities: The state of the art


Business Green a-petroleum-conference- circular economy cities cities-think developing-and natural-capital nature nature-conservancy new-strategy policy & politics wildfire season wildlifeWhat happens when cities think in loops. Read more from the original source: Circular cities: The state of the art.

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Can we use nature to mitigate wildfire risk?


Business Green a-petroleum-conference- developing-and natural-capital nature nature-conservancy new-strategy policy & politics risk & resilience wildfire season wildlifeAs wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back. View post: Can we use nature to mitigate wildfire risk?

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Following Oman Success, GlassPoint Wants to be the IKEA of Solar

Green Prophet

Petroleum Development Oman has since hailed the four acre complex of glass houses a scorching success, and the supplier GlassPoint is preparing to become the “Ikea of solar,” Forbes reports. Cleantech, Science & Technology Amal West Oilfield clean tech desert solar GlassPoint Middle East Petroleum Development Oman Last year Oman inaugurated a 7MW solar pilot plant that produces steam to loosen thick, stubborn oil.

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Tissue Abnormalities Found in Oysters Years After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Environmental News Network

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) petroleum drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, resulting in the world’s worst oil spill in history with more than 4 million barrels of oil released into the Gulf of Mexico. .

Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

Green Blog

Maybe this time BP really should go “ beyond petroleum “? Energy accident Arctic Arctic drilling Barack Obama Beyond Petroleum BP British Petroleum eco disaster environmental disaster Greenpeace greenpeacebuzz Gulf of Mexico moratorium offshore drilling offshore moratorium offshore oil oil oil spill The Deepwater Horizon accident USA

‘Plugging in’ to Produce Environmentally Friendly Bioplastics

Environmental News Network

Bioplastics — biodegradable plastics made from biological substances rather than petroleum — can be created in a more economical and environmentally friendly way from the byproducts of corn stubble, grasses and mesquite agricultural production, according to a new study by a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist.

BP Chief Executive Pushes the U.S. Beyond Coal

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Alternative Energy beyond coal beyond petroleum natural gas Tony Hayward BP

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Drinking water in Nigeria polluted with benzene at levels 900 times above the limit

Green Blog

Families in Nisisioken Ogale, near a Nigerian National Petroleum Company pipeline, are drinking water from wells contaminated with benzene, a known carcinogen, at levels over 900 times above UN World Health Organization guidelines. UNEP has emphasised that the study, which began in late 2009, is independent and its funding by the Shell Petroleum Development Company is in keeping with the polluter-pays principle.

Piezoelectric energy can potentially replace batteries in future


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Daily Demand and Supply: Classic Example of Competition--Oil?

Environmental Economics

For 27 years in my graduate energy seminar, I’ve struggled to convince bright master’s and PhD students that oil prices might actually result from competition rather than a price-fixing conspiracy of oil companies and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cartel.

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I'm opposed to the oil exploration bill

Environmental Economics

Now we know why Senator Mason is so eager to drill for oil in Lost Forest: his daughter’s boyfriend desperately needs petroleum byproducts to maintain his magnificent pompadour. You can't drill for oil in a wilderness area! Comics Curmudgeon ): Mark Trail, 9/14/13. Our nation’s current strategic reserves simply aren’t adequate for the task

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Exxon climate obstruction laid bare in Greenpeace expose

A Greener Life

McCoy further revealed that Exxon uses trade associations to mask the company’s image and are lobbying Congress under the name of the American Petroleum Institute (API) to protect the company’s image. Keith McCoy. Photo credit: Channel 4 News. By Anders Lorenzen.

Subsides Jeopardize Renewable Energy Projects In The Middle East

Green Prophet

Energy carbon emissions carbon footprint Energy costs energy subsidies oil industry oil prices petroleumEnergy subsidies keeping petrol and electricity prices low in the Middle East are jeopardizing the chances of renewable energy projects. The Middle East may be unique for many reason- the stunning souks, the hospitality of the people and explosive political mentality- but they are probably known for just one thing: oil.

Just like Coase drew it up?

Environmental Economics

Like other oceanfront projects, this one would protect homes, delicate ecosystems and vital infrastructure, but it also has another priority — to shield some of the crown jewels of the petroleum industry, which is blamed for contributing to global warming and now wants the federal government to build safeguards against the consequences of it

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Oil price quote(s) of the day

Environmental Economics

"There is no rational reason for high oil prices," writes Ali Naimi, Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, in today's Financial Times. Well, I can think of one-- if oil prices were lower, the world would want to consume more than is currently being produced. via

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Fossil Fuel Fast Facts

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HTML clipboardHow much of the world's petroleum products wind up in marine environments? How much coal is used for each person in the USA annually? What's the connection. between natural gas and our food? Find out the answers to these questions and.

"As Oil Nations Consider a Freeze, Looking for Tensions to Thaw"

Environmental Economics

For your cartels and game theory lecture: When officials from OPEC , Russia and some other oil-producing countries meet this weekend in Doha, Qatar, to discuss freezing petroleum production at current levels , the session’s significance might have more to do with style than substance.

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Should emission interventions be a one-time shock or a series of tightening steps?

Environmental Economics

“Air quality has improved dramatically over the past decades, and air quality will continue to improve under the existing standards,” said Howard Feldman, director of regulatory affairs for the American Petroleum Institute, which lobbies for the oil industry.

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BP Ready To Resume Oil Spilling | The Onion

Environmental Economics

A year after the tragic explosion and oil spill that caused petroleum giant BP to cease operations in the Gulf of Mexico, the company announced Wednesday that it was once again ready to begin oil spilling. "People "We've reorganized and regrouped, and now we're ready to put the faulty blowout preventers on the wellheads and watch them pump raw crude petroleum right into the environment."

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First transatlantic biofuel flight is powered by camelina

Green Traveler Guides

The Honeywell -operated aircraft touched down safely in Paris on a 50/50 blend of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel and petroleum-based jet fuel powering one of the aircraft’s engines. metric tons of net carbon dioxide emissions compared to the same flight powered by petroleum-based fuel. | Green Travel News |. Camelina: a hardy annual that's 40% oil. A Gulfstream G450 is the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe using biofuel.

"Shell Assures Nation Most Arctic Wildlife To Go Extinct Well Before Next Spill"

Environmental Economics

The Onion: Stating that any damage would be limited to just a handful of species that somehow managed to survive that long, officials from the Shell Oil Company assured the public Wednesday that most of the Arctic wildlife living near their proposed drilling site will be extinct well before their next oil spill.

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Understanding the Environmental Benefits of Car Removal

Green Prophet

The Spread of Petroleum Hydrocarbons. Whether that junk car used diesel , or it was equipped with a petrol engine, the fact is that it is introducing petroleum hydrocarbons into the environment. These hydrocarbons are emitted by any product that includes or was made using petroleum or petroleum products, and can include petrol, diesel fuel, engine oil, tyres, and more. Do you have an unwanted car sitting in your yard? Perhaps you have more than one.

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Some of My Favorites

Green Earth Journey

GreenPeace invites everyone to change the BP Logo to something more appropriate; "BP claim that they are 'beyond petroleum'. But this is a company that is up to its neck in the dirtiest oil going - poised to invest in the Canadian tar sands, and causing environmental catastrophe through deepwater drilling. Their nice green logo doesn't really seem to fit them too well, so we're running a competition to find a logo that we can use to rebrand BP.

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Daily demand and supply: gas prices

Environmental Economics

If you throw away your pennies think about this: According to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Weekly Petroleum Status Report, nationwide gasoline stocks have grown in each of the past five weeks – a new trend for 2017. Over this time period, gasoline stocks increased by roughly 17 million bbl in total. For the latest reporting period, stocks across the country grew by an eye-popping 5.7 million bbl, which ranks as one of the highest one-week stock builds of the year.

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The Environmental Risks of Reducing Fossil Fuel Combustion

Eco Friendly Daily

American used nearly 20 million barrels of petroleum each day during 2010. However, petroleum, for example, serves a myriad of other purposes. The uses of petroleum are wide and varied. The many products that depend upon petroleum include: Clothing. If the import of petroleum is reduced, the price of nearly every product you buy may go up. While most petroleum goes toward transportation, everyday life depends upon the goods that petroleum helps produce.

The 5 Best Organic Memory Foam Mattresses

Green Furniture Home Design

Some traditional memory foam mattresses, which are typically made of petroleum byproducts, even give off a chemical smell. Instead of petroleum oils Essentia uses essences of grapefruit, cone, and jasmine in the development of the latex. The Aerus memory foam mattress uses plant based ingredients instead of petroleum in the foam and the mattress cover is made from bamboo. For most of my life the biggest concern about my mattress was its comfort factor.

Your organic fruits and veggies might have been irrigated with fracking wastewater

Green (Living) Review

Department of Agriculture’s organics standards, written 15 years ago, strictly ban petroleum-derived fertilizers commonly used in conventional agriculture. But the same rules do not prohibit farmers from irrigating their crops with petroleum-laced wastewater obtained from oil and gas wells — a practice that is increasingly common in drought-stricken Southern California.

Cognitive dissonance

Environmental Economics

cents per gallon on top of the federal gas tax, according to the America Petroleum Institute (API), 60 percent of voters said they are opposed to paying more at the pump to pay for new transportation projects in a poll conducted by Landmark Communications, according to a report from Atlanta’s WSB.  Because transportation infrastructure is a gift from god?

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