Declaring that every $1 billion in new exports creates 5,400 jobs, Portland's business leaders are launching a new effort to promote their products and services overseas. Seeking to boost Oregon's exports, Gov. John Kitzhaber recently led a trade delegation to Asia.
IKEA may have just fired the latest salvo in the clean energy revolution. Within the next 10 months, IKEA will begin selling flat-pack solar panel kits to retail customers in all of its 17 U.K. stores. And if that experiment is... more ››
It’s getting colder in China, which means firing up the coal plants and turning the atmosphere into a toxic sauna. And it’s not surprising that China’s first major “airpocalypse” of this winter... more ››
Remember carbon capture and storage? Five years ago, the idea of grabbing the carbon dioxide from coal and gas power plants and burying it deep underground was considered an essential technology for curbing the world's... more ››
Nobel-Prize-winning chemist George Olah recently put methanol front and center again with a powerful Wall Street Journal editorial arguing for the conversion of carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants into methanol for use as a... more ››
For Chinese oil companies, competing in Brazil’s auction today for the giant Libra field represents a change in strategy. A successful bid would be their riskiest Latin American investment. . . more ››