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Energy / Energy-General

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Which Trends Are Changing the World of Energy

Feb 16, 2012 at 18:01 | Gary Hunt

Technology and global competition are profoundly impacting our energy future.  The evidence is all around us in wind and solar energy advances, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing creating a new…

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How The Human Population Explosion Defies Nature

Feb 16, 2012 at 17:36 | Gail Tverberg

There are seven billion people on earth now. I originally thought that the primary reason for the recent human population explosion was that fossil fuels enabled a larger food supply…

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President Obama's 2013 Energy Budget: Good News or Political Nothingness

Feb 16, 2012 at 14:07 | Gary Hunt

President Barack Obama’s FY2013 budget includes $27.2 billion for the Department of Energy. US DOE says the budget priorities are focused on the ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy laid out in…

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Former OPEC Member Indonesia Diversifies its Energy Matrix

Feb 15, 2012 at 19:48 | John Daly

Indonesia, which had begun producing oil in the early 20th century, had such substantial production that it was a major impetus for Japan invading the Dutch East Indies, as Indonesia…

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Putin Looking to Modernize Russia's Energy Sector, Bureaucrats Fight Back

Feb 15, 2012 at 17:09 | John Daly

Largely overlooked in the non-Russian press, an incipient struggle is developing between Russian Prime Minister Putin and his attempts to privatize some of the largest and most economically inefficient legacies…

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The Age of Fossil Fuels is Far From Over

Feb 15, 2012 at 16:32 | Tom Murphy

Having looked at the major alternatives to fossil fuel energy production (summarized here), we come away with the general sentiment that the easy days of cheap energy are not…

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Fracking and Water: A New Way To Profit from the Industry's Biggest Problem

Feb 14, 2012 at 17:55 | Keith Schaefer

While oil and water don’t mix, for the fracking industry... the two go hand-in-hand. You see, while WATER is one of the oil industry’s biggest threats – it's also one…

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Regenerative Agriculture: Feeding the Future

Feb 14, 2012 at 17:46 | Professor Chris Rhodes

It is an illusion to think we can continue to use as much energy as we do now. No one can entirely rule-out that some extravagant technology will be forthcoming,…

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Searching for a Cost Effective Way to Deal with Air Pollution

Feb 14, 2012 at 17:40

It costs $50 million per gigawatt to put 99% effective particulate air pollution control onto coal plants. China has about 650 GWe of coal power installed in 2011. It…

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Turkey Gets More EU Roadblocks Towards Accession, Now Energy Chapters

Feb 13, 2012 at 17:49 | John Daly

Turkey’s seemingly interminable effort to join the European Union has hit a new snag. Energy. On 9 February European Union Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule and…

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