Comparing greenhouse gas emissions from global oils that vary widely due to their composition and management.
Focusing mainly on petroleum products has handicapped efforts to help the oil industry make choices consonant with a low-carbon world.
California has for too long turned a blind eye to squarely managing its own oil, choosing instead to target other states’ and countries’ fossil fuels.
Despite its massive capital, scope, and durability, the oil sector remains extremely opaque. Open source data are needed to quantify the oil sector’s climate responsibilities.
The American public does not know enough about changing oil resources in order to make reasoned decisions. Oil data transparency is needed for economic, safety, security, and climate reasons.
The looming challenges of translating the historic climate change deal brokered in Paris into meaningful action will dominate the twenty-first century.
Experts from Carnegie and the University of Calgary will discuss the results of the COP21 Climate Change Talks.
The International Energy Agency forecasts that oil will remain the world’s largest energy source for the next several decades, even as action on climate change ramps up. What roles will regulation, innovation, and competition play in the oil sector in the years ahead?
Secretary Moniz presented a major update on the state of clean energy technologies in the U.S. and the Department of Energy’s role in advancing research and development for innovative energy technologies.
The White House convened a summit of policymakers and U.S. businesses committing to reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions and supporting climate action at the Paris climate negotiations in December.
The Oil-Climate Index is a critical tool for the alternative fuel sector.