The Beginning of the End of Oil?

June 11, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post 3 Comments

Is this the beginning of the end of the oil age? Are we finally falling out of love with black gold? The end may not be coming not because we are running out of it, but because demand is alowly decreasing through increased energy efficiency. It will not be sudden, but a death of a … Read More

Democrats Unveil New Energy Tax Package

February 13, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post, Separate Oil and State

In the US, Democrats have unveiled a new wide-ranging, $17.5 billion renewable energy and building-efficiency bill even though Republicans have repeatedly blocked their efforts in the Senate. In renewing their push, Democrats are relying on the same financing plan that produced Senate opposition last year, repealing tax breaks granted to oil and gas companies.

Climate Change “Rewriting Business”

January 11, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Climate change is “rewriting the rules for business” and sparking economic investment to the tune of billions of pounds, according to WorldWatch. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2008 study, money is pouring into areas such as renewable energy, green technology and carbon markets as businesses recognise the opportunities they present.

Dell Goes “Carbon-Neutral” but Read the Small-print

October 2, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post 1 Comment

Computer giant Dell has announced that the company will go “carbon-neutral” next year, using a mix of energy efficiency upgrades, renewable power purchases and carbon offsets to compensate for the carbon dioxide emissions caused by its operations. The company plans to neutralize its emissions stemming from Dell-owned and Dell-leased buildings and manufacturing facilities, as well … Read More