What is the most energy efficient way to boil water? And which method has the smallest carbon footprint? The familiar act of boiling water lets us examine how the choices we make daily roll up to global energy consumption.
In the mid 2000s, Wyoming led and nation in oil and gas worker fatalities. A training program, designed a decade ago to combat that problem, is finally opening its doors in 2015. Leigh Paterson reports.
Wyoming is set to get its first Department of Labor-funded Job Corps center in 2015. It is the first one in the country that will specialize in energy, with an emphasis on oil and gas production. Leigh Paterson examines the need behind this project.
The debate over climate change is everywhere these days, and becomes especially controversial when talk turns to teaching it in school. Leigh Paterson reports on how climate change in the classroom is playing out on the Wyoming campaign trail.
Inside Energy’s Leigh Paterson was a guest journalist this week at the US Senate and US House debates, hosted by Wyoming PBS. Candidates answered questions on education, foreign policy, same-sex marriage, Obamacare, and of course, on energy: oil exports, Wyoming wind power development, climate change in the classroom, and the EPA.
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