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India Could Become the First Large Casualty of the US Sanctions on Iran

Mar 15, 2012 at 17:52 | Charles Kennedy

In an attempt to force economic pressure on Iran due to the conflict over its nuclear regime, the US has imposed sanctions demanding that countries significantly reduce trade of Iranian…

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Chile Power Companies Trash Renewable Energy

Mar 15, 2012 at 17:51 | John Daly

Okay. Imagine your country has 2,653 miles of southern Pacific coastline, but only averages 110 miles east to west. And your Atacama desert, one of the hottest places on earth,…

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Asian Supergrid to Connect Japan, China, Russia, Korea, and Mongolia

Mar 15, 2012 at 17:47 | James Burgess

The Desertec Foundation has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Japan Renewable Energy Foundation (JREF) to plan, promote, and implement an Asian supergrid which will be vital for…

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US Economists Unite to Ask Obama to Support EU Carbon Scheme for Airlines

Mar 15, 2012 at 17:45 | Joao Peixe

The European Union has plans to introduce legislation that will limit the amount of carbon emissions that airlines can emit. The new laws will force airlines to change the…

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Lithium-Ion Battery Sales Expected to Increase by More than 700% by 2017

Mar 15, 2012 at 14:33 | Charles Kennedy

Many hope that electric vehicles (EVs) and plug in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) will grow in popularity to overtake petrol and diesel cars, and help reduce our reliance on oil,…

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4 Million Americans Could be Under Water by 2100

Mar 14, 2012 at 17:13 | James Burgess

The idea of climate change affecting the planet is hardly contested anymore; the evidence is fairly conclusive. As the planet warms up, sea levels are expected to rise due to…

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The Best Way to Battle Commodity Price Volatility

Mar 14, 2012 at 15:17 | Ag Metal Miner

Crude oil prices spike. Copper tanks. Cotton and coffee can’t make up their minds. The price graphs you see look more and more like they’re tracking major seismic activity or…

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Fukushima no Reason for Nuclear Energy Ban

Mar 13, 2012 at 17:49 | Daniel J. Graeber

This week marks the one-year anniversary since the 9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami rocked Japan. It was the strongest earthquake ever to hit the country, leaving an estimated 15,000 people…

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Chevron's South American Nightmare

Mar 13, 2012 at 17:46 | James Burgess

Chevron is facing some very tough times in South America and this year could be telling for the success of their continued business in the continent. The latest disaster occurred…

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Iranian Oil Exports Drop as Foreign Shipping Companies Avoid Country

Mar 13, 2012 at 11:05 | James Burgess

The Sanctions imposed upon Iran by the US and EU in response to Iran’s nuclear program, have not been as effective as was hoped. However, that is starting to change.…

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