Economic Gains in a Shift to Clean Energy

Many people have steadily opposed the shift to clean energy due to possible job and revenue loss. ICF International, a consulting firm based in Virginia, found that although job loss will be inevitable, new jobs will arise from the shift. The study has shown that... read more

Keystone XL Pipeline Rejection

Over the last 7 years, there has been a debate over the Keystone XL Pipeline and it came to a halt when President Barack Obama rejected it believing it would jeopardize the U.S. position as a leader in the fight against climate change. The United States has invested... read more

Keep It in the Ground Act

On Tuesday (11/3), Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced the Keep It in the Ground Act which serves as a concrete foundation for the transition to clean energy. The act seeks to end all federal leases for oil, gas and coal extraction on all public land and water.... read more

Rise in Anti-Diesel Position

The Volkswagen scandal continues but the bigger concern is diesel fuel itself. The car company is set to recall 8.5 million diesel cars in Europe along with the 2.4 million vehicles they are required to fix by the German government. A firm decision has not been made,... read more

SCR: Road to Clean Diesel

SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) is a method that could put shamed automotive company, Volkswagen, on the path to meet emission requirements. According to Diesel Forum, “SCR technology is designed to permit nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduction reactions to take... read more

The Car That Changed America

Henry Ford, was born on July 30, 1863 in Dearborn, Michigan.  As a youngster Henry grew up curious about the machinery that was used for farming and enjoyed tinkering and fixing it. When he got older, he got a part time job for the Westinghouse Engine Company.  In his... read more