U.S. Coal Exports to South Korea Could Cut Emissions

Counterintuitively, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a decrease in carbon dioxide emissions, according to scientists at Duke University. Continue reading U.S. Coal Exports to South Korea Could Cut Emissions

Shale Oil Profits Can Pay for Emission Reduction

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and natural gas boom could help offset the costs of reducing the U.S.’s carbon footprint, say agricultural economists at Purdue University. Continue reading Shale Oil Profits Can Pay for Emission Reduction

Tools Show Which U.S. Energy Facilities Are at Risk of Flooding

A new online tool provides data on energy facilities’ exposure to flooding caused by hurricanes, overflowing rivers, flash floods, and other wet-weather events. Continue reading Tools Show Which U.S. Energy Facilities Are at Risk of Flooding

Tesla, Panasonic to Build Battery ‘Gigafactory’ in U.S.

Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory. Continue reading Tesla, Panasonic to Build Battery ‘Gigafactory’ in U.S.

Shale Gas Boom Can Revitalize Domestic Manufacturing

A new report from a University of Michigan-led panel suggests that the American shale gas boom has the potential to revitalize domestic manufacturing. Continue reading Shale Gas Boom Can Revitalize Domestic Manufacturing

Southerners Think Differently on How Energy Affects Environment

According to the University of Michigan Energy Survey, Southerners, compared to individuals in other parts of the country, are less likely to believe that energy affects the environment by at least a fair amount. Continue reading Southerners Think Differently on How Energy Affects Environment