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What Would A Biden Presidency Mean For Coal?

What Would A Biden Presidency Mean For Coal?

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War Over Privatizing Transneft Pipeline Monopoly Roils Russian Government

Jul 25, 2011 at 11:04 | John Daly

Ever since the December 1991 piece to implosion of the USSR, Western investors have hungrily eyed the post-Soviet space as a prime ground for plunder. Two decades later, Western investors…

Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar Subjected to Moscow’s Energy Arm Twisting

Jul 25, 2011 at 10:58 | Eurasianet

A shortage of Russian-supplied fuel is underscoring Mongolia’s dependency on its giant neighbor. Some experts and officials in Ulaanbaatar are now sounding like European Union leaders in Brussels in publicly…

Why Less Energy Consumption Can be a Good Thing

Jul 21, 2011 at 08:06 | Kurt Cobb

I now make it a staple of my public talks on energy to ask who in the audience has been to Europe. Usually many hands rise. I then explain that…

The Energy at the Earth’s Core

Jul 21, 2011 at 08:04 | Andy Soos

What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth’s magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more…

PEMEX and the long road to privatization

Jul 20, 2011 at 07:29 | Andrew Smolski

Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) is the state-owned oil company (and natural gas) of México, which since the 90’s has been discussed for privatization like many other state-owned companies in México. The…

Environmentalists vs Oilmen: The Battle for Canada’s Oil Sands

Jul 20, 2011 at 07:28 | Post Carbon

The climate problem has moved from the abstract to the very real in the last 18 months.  Instead of charts and graphs about what will happen someday, we’ve got real-time…

Shipping Industry to be Regulated for Energy Efficiency and Carbon Emissions

Jul 20, 2011 at 07:25 | Energy Digital

The United Nations approves new rules that mandate energy efficiency and carbon emissions improvements for the shipping industry. Roughly 50,000 ships carry 90 percent of the worlds trade cargo every…

Fuel Taxes vs Fuel Economy: Are Stricter Fuel Economy Standards a Good Idea?

Jul 19, 2011 at 07:59 | Ed Dolan

According to news reports, the Obama administration is talking to automakers about raising the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard for passenger cars to 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025, more…

Petroleum Propaganda: Depletion vs Development

Jul 15, 2011 at 10:16 | Post Carbon

Which sounds better? A) The Obama administration should be doing more to develop U.S. oil-and-gas reserves. Or, B) The Obama administration should be doing more to deplete U.S. oil-and-gas reserves.…

World Stock Markets Over-Exposure to Fossil Fuels Putting Investors at Risk

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:46 | Charlotte Dudley

The world’s stock markets are over-exposed to fossil fuels, putting investors at risk of a ‘carbon bubble’, according to a report by research group Carbon Tracker Initiative which calls for…

Rising Cost of Fossil Fuels and the Coming Energy Crunch

Jul 12, 2011 at 11:32 | Post Carbon

During the past century, world economic growth has depended largely on ever-expanding use of hydrocarbon energy sources: oil for transportation, coal and natural gas for electricity generation, oil and gas…

Could Energy Resources Cause Russia to Spark a Naval War in the Caspian?

Jul 08, 2011 at 08:06 | John Daly

In the past three decades the Islamic Republic of Iran has developed a well-earned sense of paranoia. First, in September 1980 Saddam Hussein invaded Iran in what he thought would…

Piracy: A Growing Global Menace

Jul 07, 2011 at 08:32 | John Daly

Over the last few years, thanks largely to Hollywood’s “pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, maritime buccaneers have acquired a highly romantic image. The reality of modern piracy is far removed…

The Current Situation with Uranium Supplies

Jul 07, 2011 at 08:17 | Gail Tverberg

Will uranium supply be adequate for planned nuclear electricity? This question has seen sharply differing views. The purpose of this post is to give an update, showing where we are…

Yemen Petrol Crisis Causing Further Social Unrest

Jul 06, 2011 at 07:54 | Economywatch

Socio-economic problems have erupted in Yemen as the petrol crisis enters into its fifth month with little to no end in sight. The Yemeni oil industry, which is the country’s…

Positive Environment for Climate Related Investments

Jul 06, 2011 at 07:52 | Mark Nicholls

The outlook for climate change-related investments is brightening after a few years when “it’s been a pretty depressing place to work”, according to a leading analyst. “From where I sit,…

A Brief Overview of Thorium Energy

Jul 01, 2011 at 07:34 | Al Fin

For humans to enjoy a clean and abundant energy future, they will need to move to energy from nuclear reactions -- which means nuclear fission, for now. Thorium is the…

A Look at the Devastating Impact a Solar Storm Could Have on Society

Jun 30, 2011 at 08:34 | Kurt Cobb

In late August 1859 the most severe solar storm ever witnessed began and lasted through the first few days of September. It produced vivid auroras in the night sky as…

Massive Undiscovered Oil and Gas Reserves in the Cook Inlet Region

Jun 30, 2011 at 08:14 | Andy Soos

Cook Inlet stretches 180 miles from the Gulf of Alaska to Anchorage in south-central Alaska. Cook Inlet branches into the Knik Arm and Turnagain Arm at its northern end, almost…

Venezuela’s Chavez ill - Possible Energy Consequences

Jun 28, 2011 at 08:04 | John Daly

According to recent reports in the Venezuelan press, President Hugo Chávez is currently undergoing medical treatment in Cuba. Beyond that, little is certain. The right-wing Latino press of southern Florida…

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