Articles by tag: Fossil Fuels

Hydrogen-Powered Aircrafts Could be the Solution for Zero-Carbon Air Travel. Is the Solution Green Enough?

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The aviation industry stands on the cusp of a green revolution, with hydrogen-powered aircrafts emerging as a beacon of hope. While the concept is tantalizing, the real challenge lies in determining the true environmental impact of this hydrogen. NASA, with its rich history in hydrogen propulsion from space programs, is spearheading efforts to harness…

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The Problem with Climate Change: The Other Side of the Story

As the world grapples with the escalating crisis of climate change, the narrative is often dominated by the urgent call to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, there’s another side to the story that is often overlooked. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, as of 2020, fossil fuels still accounted…

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The Time for Effective Leadership in the U.S. Energy Industry is Now

Leadership in the U.S. energy industry finds itself in a supply-and-demand situation; low supply and high demand. As the planet grapples with the urgent need to transition to cleaner sources, traditional fossil fuels face mounting pressure for reform and innovation. Yet, the industry shows signs of a leadership crisis, undermining efforts to ensure reliable…

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Energy Transition from Fossil Fuels: Is It Sustainable, Obtainable, and Realistic?

There is a desire and movement from many sectors in the United States to shift its reliance on fossil fuels to alternative fuel sources. But is that want doable at scale, and does it make economic sense? Rare earth materials, which many industries rely on for alternative energy sources, are challenging to come by and…

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Heavy Industry Would Benefit from a Green Hydrogen Transformation. Can We Overcome Production Roadblocks?

“Strike while the iron is hot” – this age-old adage perfectly captures the urgency with which the world is seeking to transition away from fossil fuels and invest in new energy sources with high potential for reducing carbon emissions and becoming the new standard for industrial productivity. Though there’s still much more research and…

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Climate Change, Fact, Fiction or Fashion?

The past few years, there has been more focus on addressing climate change through key actions such as 100 percent zero-emission vehicle acquisition by 2035 and achieving net-zero emissions procurement by 2050. Why the sudden focus on these green initiatives, and is climate change really happening? Will new regulations have a detrimental impact on…

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Why Gustavo Petro’s Fossil Fuel Plan is Bittersweet for Colombian Businesses

Newly elected Colombian President Gustavo Petro has pledged that “the world needs an immediate withdrawal from the oil and gas industry”, marking a huge step towards net zero emissions. Starting by cutting back production significantly in his own country, Petro’s plan is not being received well by local communities who are feeling the full…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Fifth Inning – Focus on the Customer
July 11, 2024

In a compelling narrative by Jesse Cole, the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team known for its unconventional approach, has declared advertising dead. Cole emphatically asserts that while advertising may attract customers, it is the fan experience that fosters lasting loyalty. In a bold move, the Savannah Bananas have eliminated all forms of advertising at…

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The Trucking Industry Needs a Fitness Overhaul to Jumpstart a Trucking Health Revolution
July 11, 2024

With the trucking industry seeing many changes that prioritize efficiency and productivity, the health of truck drivers has increasingly peaked as a critical concern. With life expectancies for truck drivers averaging 16 years less than the general population, there is an urgent need to address health issues within the industry. Recent initiatives, like the…

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Fossil Fuel 2030 Reduction Goal Not Expected to Be Met
November 1, 2021

Key Points: The UN Environment Program study found fossil fuels to double by the deadline of the 2030 reduction goal. Climate experts argue the world must reduce greenhouse gases to help curb global warming. Countries, though, are putting economic growth over sustainability concerns. Commentary: A study published by the United Nations Environment Program found…

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Here’s How Renewable Energies Change an Energy Grid
September 8, 2021

According to the EIA, in 2020, renewable energies become the second-most used energy source in the US, beating coal energy for the first time ever. As this trend continues, how should states’ energy grids prepare differently for disaster response to a renewable-heavy grid vs. a fossil fuel-heavy grid? Desmond Wheatley, President & CEO of BEAM,…

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Simulations Find Answers Blowing in the Wind
June 3, 2021

The Energy Exchange explores the complex and critical intersection of energy, money and technology. Experts will use their insights and forecasts to outline what energy is available to us, the costs associated with that energy production and its use, and the technological innovations changing the way we utilize Earth’s resources to power our way of life….

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How Are Energy Projects Scaling Up as Renewables Get Cheaper?
May 18, 2021

Energy Innovation recently released a report confirming something some have begun to suspect – fossil fuels could be sunsetting faster than anticipated. The report found that initial conclusions that proposed 75% of coal plants would no longer be economically advantageous by 2025 could actually have been conservative. Now, it appears that wind and solar could…

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3 Sources Leading American Electricity Output
September 25, 2019

The United States has moved towards energy independence in recent years, mostly through a boom in oil production in places like west Texas. Diversity among energy sources has also played a major role in this process. Electricity is an example of innovation and diversification of resources in energy in the U.S. In 2018, three major…

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