Sure, the national debt is a concern, but do you know how big our energy debt is?
Posts Tagged ‘oil’
Turning worthless garbage into valuable petroleum seems like solid business, but will anyone buy it?
Just what kind of energy were people writing about in the early 1800′s and why are we still using it?!
All the world’s a stage, and nothing produces drama quite like an oil spill. But one should look behind the curtains to really understand our dependence on the pump.
What would the Chernobyl disaster, the Gulf oil spill, or the floods in Pakistan look like in your home town?
We’ve top-hatted, top-killed, used robots, hair, floating booms, and tried to stuff the well head with garbage, golf balls, sludge, cement, and Kevin Costner. It’d be funny if it weren’t so sad.
Learn about BP’s latest strategy to stem the tide, and see how they’re seasoning their data to make it more palatable to the public.
TweetToday, a juxtaposition of two very related, but conflicting “strategies” regarding our attempts to extract oil from under the ocean. Of course, if you’ve been paying attention to the news, you’ll know that an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded on April 20th, killing 11 people before sinking into the ocean. Now, the [...]
TweetTwo interactive data visualizations for you today that have been making their way around the InfoVis blogs recently. The first is an exploration of global oil reserves from The Economist. Apparently, we have 40 years worth of reserves at the current rate of consumption. They don’t mention that there are a couple of billion people [...]