Energy Industry News
- Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution PictureThe pandemic has meant less car pollution, but not much of a decrease in overall pollution. Why? Because car pollution is just one player.
- For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.
- As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating MattersA report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.
- Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause WorryResearch suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.
- Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social DistancingJust because you are at home, cooking more and testing your boredom does not mean you should forget about your carbon footprint reduction checklist. Here are the New York Times’ best at-home, eco-friendly steps that are easy.
- COVID-19 Pandemic Shows How Important Energy Equality IsThe energy sector, in particular, has a unique relationship with the coronavirus, and this pandemic is highlighting the importance of energy equality.
- COVID-19 and Climate Change: The Unexpected PairingThe worldwide pandemic has had some unexpected effects on climate change. The question is: can the world learn from it?
- Can Oil Be Renewed? Here’s What Science SaysEnergy experts classify oil as a nonrenewable resource. However, that doesn't mean people can't still abide by eco-friendly practices when using it.