Distinction between offshore wind and oil drilling confuses republicans

Here’s one you might not believe.

Anonymous targets Big Oil

Cyber operatives linked to Anonymous have targeted a number of oil companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil, BP, Gazprom and Rosneft. 



Is Big Oil really serious about renewables?

On Chevron's website there is a green mission statement.

BP tar balls still sitting on ocean floor

Tar balls washed up on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month by Tropical Storm Lee show that oil from last year's Deepwater Horizon spill isn't degrading as quickly as expected.

Biofuel production worth billions to Shell

We find it interesting to watch some of the changes that big oil is making as the world demonstrates its commitment to developing renewable and clean energy sources.

Gulf oil dispersant hung around for months

Much of the dispersant used to combat last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill still hadn't degraded months after it was applied.

Will renewables overtake fossils by 2030?


Developing economies such as China, Russia, India and Brazil currently account for around 50 percent of the world's energy consumption.

Gulf methane levels fall back to normal

New tests of methane levels in the Gulf of Mexico have surprised scientists by revealing near-normal amounts. The team had expected levels to remain high for years.

Year's top searches center on BP and soccer

The BP oil spill proved more interesting than any celebrity this year, according to Yahoo's round-up of the top search queries of the year.

Gulf oil hits food chain much sooner than expected

Following the Gulf oil spill, many people were surprised by how quickly the oil seemed to disappear. Now scientists say they know where it went - into the food chain.

Leaked documents show biggest AdWords spenders

A leaked document has shown how much big brands are spending on Google AdWords - and Apple and its products are the biggest drivers.

Mark Hurd: The Tony Hayward of the computer biz

Mark Hurd and Tony Hayward: two CEOs that led their companies to prosperity and hope through most of their tenure, now forced to resign because of a media explosion that will likely overshadow the years of positive energy they brought to their companies.

Million-dollar contest launched for oil clean-up ideas

A $1 million prize is on offer to anyone that can do a better job of cleaning up oil spills than BP.

BP alters image of Gulf oil spill center

Right after it was finally starting to earn some good headlines for hopefully putting a real cap on the oil spill, BP is back to doing damage control after one of its official images related to the incident turned out to be Photoshopped.

Facebook downs 'Boycott BP' page - by accident, it says

BP says it had nothing to do with the sudden removal of a 'Boycott BP' page from Facebook - it was all Facebook's fault, it says.

BP oil spill gets turned into an Xbox 360 game

Apparently someone can develop a game, tweak it to run on a console device, get it licensed by Microsoft, and publish it to the Xbox Live Marketplace...in a shorter amount of time than it takes to plug an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Obama looks for an "ass to kick" over BP spill

US President Barack Obama is apparently looking for an "ass to kick" over BP's embarrassing failure to halt a catastrophic oil leak off the Louisiana coast.

Tomorrow is World Environment Day: BP vomits

United Nations' WED 2010 promises activities around the globe. Fish drink crude oil aperitifs at party.

US rules out nuclear option against BP oil spill

US officials have ruled out the use of a nuclear blast to halt the seemingly uncontrollable BP oil leak off the Gulf of Mexico.