Oil seems to be a double curse for the fishermen of the Gulf Coast. Not only are they dealing with the devastating fallout of the BP oil spill, but they are struggling to keep up with ever-rising fuel costs too. Having
Chris Harmon, an animation artist and designer, wondered that question—what would the estimated 100-180 million gallons of oil be used for, if it hadn't been spilled into the Gulf? Harmon says he spent a month
Photo: Wilson Bilkovich/Creative CommonsWhat We Read and Learned from The Deepwater Horizon DisasterA year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and setting off a chain of events that would
After Hurricane Katrina, Signal International lost a lot of its workforce. To fill in the newly missing spots, it had a recruiter to import workers from India: workers who were told they'd come to America for a great job and
Throughout the Gulf oil spill, BP pulled out all the stops to try and save their image -- with a slurry of off-the-mark television advertisements airing across the United States. Still, their pricey PR campaign couldn't come
She's truly one of the ocean's best friends. Sylvia Earle's career--and it's an epic one-- has been all about protecting and exploring the sea she loves so deeply. Earle served as chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Artists angry about BP's devastating spill in the Gulf of Mexico created an "oil slick" of their own Monday in front of the Tate Britain in London, protesting the museum's acceptance of sponsorship from the company.
A new AP article out on Monday had my jaw on the ground. The article, By the numbers: Oil leak wouldn't fill Superdome by Seth Borenstein seemed to play down the severity of the BP oil leak and support BP CEO Tony Hayward's
This week at Fast Company, we looked at BP's move into next-generation biofuels, a plan to grow algae quickly and efficiently in abandoned mines, EnerDel's hybrid makeover of the Humvee, and the world's tallest green building.
Not sure if you share the feeling; but, Peak Oil seems to be accelerating like a Chinese rocket over Alberta Canada. Principal driver:- major oil companies have been forced to lower their tallies of "global reserves". This loss helps explain why,