Electric Cars are Coal Burners

What is the Real Carbon Footprint Left by Electric Cars? Around the world, there is an electric car revolution occurring. Chevy, Toyota, Nissan, GM, Volkswagen, Renault, BMW, BYRD, and at least 20 other car manufacturers produce electric cars. Environmental activists, car manufacturers, and governme

Emissions from Alternative Fuels

Environmental Impact of “Clean” Fuels from Beginning of Life Cycle to Combustion Emissions from alternative fuels may actually exceed those of fossil fuels. Though used synonymously, “alternative” fuels and “clean” fuels are not the same. The adjective clean — with respect to fossil fu

Life Cycle of Coal Versus Natural Gas

The life cycle of coal determines its carbon footprint. Its lifecycle is what determines whether or not it is a clean fossil fuel or a dirty fossil fuel. The exact same can be said for natural gas. Each fossil fuel has a different life cycle. The extraction/production; refining/conditioning; transpo

What are the Most Dangerous Greenhouse Gases?

What are Greenhouse Gases; What do They Do; Where do They Come From? The layman’s definition of greenhouse gases (GHG) tends to include misnomers. An accurate characterization of greenhouse gases is necessary to fully comprehend the process by which they increase global warming. Then, global warmi

Global Warming: Just How Much Can Earth Take?

The Nature Climate Change Journal Reports Global Temperatures to Rise 3.6 Degrees Fahrenheit by Next Century Global warming is a nebulous term. Few scientists can provide a layman’s definition of the concept. Even fewer are confidently predicting the consequences of global warming. But around

The Secret To Reduction of Emissions With Rentar

Rentar Fuel Catalyst Can Help Reduce Emissions on Heavy Duty and Over the Road Trucks Although they are cautious to use only legitimate and repeatable data with respect to its pre-combustion diesel fuel saving catalyst/emissions reduction device, Rentar’s numbers regarding emissions are — ne

There’s A Lot To Learn About a Barrel of Crude Oil

All About a Barrel of Crude Oil: What It Consists of and What the Different Levels Are in It When crude oil comes out of the ground, it’s nothing like the neat, consistent petroleum products with which we are so familiar. Surface facilities are required to separate water, sand and solids, natu