Posts Tagged ‘odds’

Perry pursuing policy on coal, nuclear power at odds with Texas record

An unusual coalition of fossil fuel interests, environmentalists and free-market adherents has criticized a proposal from U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would prop up coal and nuclear plants across the country. And some of those familiar with Texas politics are wondering if the Perry that served as governor for 14 years would have opposed […]

Around The Globe, The Odds Are With Wind Energy

If one sustainable fuel form has the wind at its back, it's, well, wind energy. According to the Global Wind Energy Council , it could supply 20% of global electricity by 2030. View full post on Wind Power News

BP: huge rise in energy demand at odds with climate change fight

Annual outlook forecasts unsustainable rise in carbon emissions, fuelled by 40% rise in energy demand that it says can only be met by fossil fuels Rising global demand for energy over the next two decades is at odds with the fight against climate change, the head of BP said on Tuesday, as he outlined the […]