After a recent announcement of more financial backing from investors, CoolPlanet Biofuels has now received approval to road test its negative carbon gasoline in California.
Canada has found a predictable ally among oil industry executives in its battle to defend oil (tar) sands from a draft EU law.
Australia has the fastest growing liquified natural gas (LNG) industry in the world and is on track to eclipse Qatar as the world’s largest producer by the end of the decade. It is, therefore, ideally positioned to fill much of the energy void in Japan if that country reduces its use of nuclear energy in the aftermath of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Open Secrets, a Washington, DC-based lobby watchdog, is reporting that the alternative energy sector spent a record $30 million promoting their industry to lawmakers in the US capitol in 2009.