Energy

In addition to record travel this Memorial Day, the U.S. DOT reports that March broke the record for the most vehicle miles traveled (VMT). Gas prices, though rising since late March, are predicted to drop and remain low through the end of 2015.
3 days ago   The New York Times - Energy & Environment
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has ambitious plans to modernize the city. This week his administration laid out a sweeping sustainability agenda on matters of critical importance to the future of the nation's second largest city.
Apr 9, 2015   Los Angeles Daily News
The city of Portland is considering a propane export terminal project for the Port of Portland. The export terminal is just one of many energy export facilities under consideration in the Pacific Northwest.
Apr 8, 2015   KUOW
A U.S.EPA list ranks the cities leading the nation with the most energy efficient commercial buildings.
Apr 6, 2015   U.S. EPA
A new subterranean turbine technology is now generating enough electricity to power 150 homes in the city of Portland.
Apr 5, 2015   Citymetric
In NYC, unlike most areas in the United States, buildings, rather than transportation, are the major source of carbon emissions. Passive buildings, with their negligible heating and cooling costs, could help meet carbon reduction goals.
Mar 30, 2015   The New York Times - Real Estate
Some state legislators in Texas are declaring "mission accomplished" and moving to freeze the state's Renewable Energy Credit program.
Mar 26, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Kudos are in order for the Central American nation of Costa Rica. We suspect running your country without burning fossil fuels is its own reward, however.
Mar 23, 2015   Science Alert
Despite only applying to Federal lands where a small amount of fracking takes place, energy companies are strongly opposed, perhaps fearing that states without fracking rules could adopt them, which is one of the goals of the Interior Department.
Mar 22, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
Georgetown, located north of Austin and home to 54,000 Texans, will soon be a part of the future, by running completely on renewable energy.
Mar 18, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A recent report offers optimism that will world is making progress in the right direction to reduce carbon emissions.
Mar 15, 2015   The Hill