Several other countries have linked their fuel economy standards to the United States, so a rollback by the E.P.A. could affect rules across the globe.
Michael E. WebberThough fuels are comparatively expensive in Europe, the energy costs of driving are about the same: fuel prices are about double but fuel economy is also about double, so they offset each other. See this interactive feature for internat'l comparisons: /2
An obscure Texas company has bid $450 million to acquire the Hanging H Ranch in one of the state’s most desolate corners, aiming to make a big splash amid booming demand for water in the world’s busiest oil patch.
Michael E. WebberThe energy water nexus strikes again. You can buy my books on the topic for $20. Or buy this ranch for half a billion. Your choice.
Texas Ranch to Fetch Almost Half a Billion Amid Water Rush
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From a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study.
Michael E. WebberCool. Now do coastal erosion, lost sea ice, retreating glaciers, bleached coral reefs, desertification, and acidified oceans.
Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Study Finds
Europe’s decision to promote the use of wood as a “renewable fuel” will likely greatly increase Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and cause severe harm to the world’s forests, according to a new comment paper published in Nature Communications.