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Stability Is Returning To Oil Markets

Stability Is Returning To Oil Markets

Volatility and anxiety have been…

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Afghanistan’s Developing Oil Industry Causing Envious Glares from Neighbors

Jun 06, 2011 at 07:51 | IWPR

Afghanistan is developing a modest oil industry, with some wells already on stream and others expected to start producing later this year. Some experts worry that neighbouring states will grow…

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Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:46 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Hydraulic Fracturing, known as "frac'ing" in the industry, has made another unwelcome appearance in the media, in which the process is termed "fracking", where it is reported that the…

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Germany and UK’s Recent Green Energy Decisions Political not Practical

Jun 03, 2011 at 07:33 | Dave Summers

I don’t expect that there will be many tsunamis in Germany over the next century, nor, apart from the occasional man-made earthquakes that can come from potash mining, do I…

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Correcting Obama's Anti-Energy Agenda: The American Energy Act

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:18 | MasterResource

The Obama Administration has been implementing an anti-energy agenda since coming to Washington. From day one, Obama and his “dream ‘green’ team” have worked to increase the cost of traditional…

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An End to Growth: The Environment’s Impact on our Economic Decline

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:22 | Post Carbon

Accidents and natural disasters have long histories; therefore it may seem peculiar at first to think that these could now suddenly become significant factors in choking off economic growth. However,…

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Biden Confident National Investment will Spark Clean Energy Breakthrough

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:16 | Breakthrough Institute

Last week, Vice President Joe Biden vowed that the country will lead the global clean energy revolution by harnessing its citizens' entrepreneurial spirit and innovative capacity. Speaking at the National…

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It’s Getting Hot and Crowded on This Rock

May 31, 2011 at 08:38 | Tyler Hamilton

The United Nations, which tracks world population growth, has upped its estimates. We know that we’ll pass the seven billion mark sometime this October, but the U.N. is now saying…

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America's Invisible Energy Policy

May 30, 2011 at 08:26 | Dave Cohen

Once in a while I point out that the United States lacks an energy policy to deal with our oil problems, but we do have one. You can be forgiven…

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Can Germany Really Shut Down Their Nuclear Plants and Phase Out Fossil Fuels?

May 28, 2011 at 09:30 | Breakthrough Institute

Last week, a commission appointed by Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel recommended that the country shut down all of its nuclear plants by 2021 and instead rely on other forms…

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Batteries Growing Role in Energy Storage

May 27, 2011 at 07:47 | Energy Digital

The concept of a distributed grid of interconnecting batteries offers a revolutionary approach to energy storage. The energy generation landscape is changing rapidly. On the one hand, demand is growing…

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