Fossil Fuels

  • Your Carbon Diet Interactive (Link)
    Look around our typical New England house and click on the various items. You'll see what is draining energy and learn how to make your home more energy efficient.
  • Fuel Economy ".gov" (Link)
    The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. This site helps find the best cars for fuel economy.
  • Energy Matters (Link)
    Imagine this scenario: One morning you wake up, yawn, scratch yourself, and sit up. Wearily, you stumble out of bed. You go to your refrigerator for a glass of milk only to discover that the light inside does not turn on and everything inside it has been sitting at room temperature overnight and is quickly beginning to spoil. "What's going on?" you think to yourself. "Why doesn't anything work?"
  • OPEC: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Link)
    OPEC’s mission is to coordinate & unify the petroleum policies of Member Countries & ensure the stabilization of oil prices in order to secure an efficient, economic & regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers & a fair return on capital to those investing in the petroleum industry.
  • Fossil Fuel Emmisions (Image)
    This image was sent in by scientist Max Holmes of Woods Hole.
  • An Oil Baron Not Afraid to Be Candid (Link)
    New York Times interview with Paolo Scaroni.
  • Environmental, economic, and energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels (Link)
    Negative environmental consequences of fossil fuels and concerns about petroleum supplies have spurred the search for renewable transportation biofuels.