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Bug That Produces Methane Gas in Landfills Has Been Found

Apr 11, 2011 at 08:09 | Brian Westenhaus

We’ve long known that garbage piled up on landfills weep and leak methane gas.  Its even harvested and being put to use in many places.  Researchers had a hard time…

Will Offshore Oil Rigs be Replaced by Underwater Cities

Will Offshore Oil Rigs be Replaced by Underwater Cities

Apr 11, 2011 at 08:03 | Al Fin

There are over 1.3 trillion barrels of untapped oil under the seafloors. But what is the safest way of retrieving all of that oil -- much of it at deadly…

What the Frack? A Look at the Possible Dangers of Fracking

What the Frack? A Look at the Possible Dangers of Fracking

Apr 08, 2011 at 09:24 | Allen Gilmer

Lot's of people are discussing the HBO movie "Gasland" which has aired on HBO. I encourage everyone to watch it, if, for no other reason than as a starting point…

Japan’s 2020 Emissions Target Under Review Following Fukushima Disaster

Japan’s 2020 Emissions Target Under Review Following Fukushima Disaster

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Japan’s 2020 emissions target is under question as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japanese officials have conceded. "It is true that our reduction target will be affected significantly,"…

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What Should Have Been Said During Obama’s Speech on US Energy Policy

Apr 06, 2011 at 07:40 | Gail Tverberg

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Political Contradictions on Energy Policy: Cheap Gasoline and Carbon Emissions

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A New Trend in Fracking Emerges: The "Recovery Factor"

Apr 05, 2011 at 17:38 | Keith Schaefer

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BP Buying into India's Oil and Gas Industry

Apr 05, 2011 at 07:37 | Economywatch

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The Shale Gas Energy Revolution

The Shale Gas Energy Revolution

Apr 05, 2011 at 06:25 | Ronald Stoeferle

“Shale gas is the most important energy development since the discovery of oil“  As already pointed out in our previous special reports, we believe that shale gas is on one…

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Obama's Empty Gasoline Tank

Apr 05, 2011 at 06:03 | Llewellyn King

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