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Did OPEC Need To Cut Oil Output At All?

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Oct 05, 2012 at 17:46 | Daniel J. Graeber

Domestic energy policy in the United States played a central theme during the first debate among presidential contenders. Both incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney said…

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China and India Eye Western Hemisphere Energy Assets

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:44 | John Daly

The two BRIC nations, China and India, their treasuries stuffed with cash and seeking foreign energy assets to keep their economies humming, are increasingly eying energy assets in both North…

How the World Can Survive Climate Change and Resource Depletion

How the World Can Survive Climate Change and Resource Depletion

Oct 05, 2012 at 17:34 | Post Carbon

It is sometimes useful when confronted with the flood of information we all receive these days to step back to ponder the major forces that currently are shaping our civilization.…

The High Cost of Energy is Leading the Economy into Recession

The High Cost of Energy is Leading the Economy into Recession

Oct 04, 2012 at 17:28 | Post Carbon

Energy is everything. Without energy literally nothing happens. It's easy to overlook the role of energy in the economy because we often just look at it as how much we…

Energy New Front in Economic Warfare

Energy New Front in Economic Warfare

Oct 01, 2012 at 17:49 | Daniel J. Graeber

Opposition leaders in Canada suggested a string of cyber security threats to domestic companies might be the work of Chinese hackers. Twice last week, the Canadian government confirmed two separate…

Ontario Soon to be Renewable Energy Superpower - America's New Best Friend?

Ontario Soon to be Renewable Energy Superpower - America's New Best Friend?

Oct 01, 2012 at 17:44 | John Daly

Most Americans have only the haziest idea of Canada’s importance to the U.S. economy, particularly in the energy field.According to the U.S. Energy Administration, the United States

Thousands of Bombs Dumped in Gulf of Mexico Pose Huge Threat to Oil Rigs

Thousands of Bombs Dumped in Gulf of Mexico Pose Huge Threat to Oil Rigs

Sep 28, 2012 at 17:37 | Joao Peixe

After World War II the US government dumped millions of kilograms of unexploded bombs into the Gulf of Mexico. This is no secret; many governments dumped their unexploded ordnance into…

South Africa Decides to go Forward with Hydraulic Fracturing

South Africa Decides to go Forward with Hydraulic Fracturing

Sep 28, 2012 at 17:26 | John Daly

In many countries, the contentious issue of using hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,”  to develop otherwise unexploitable natural gas reserves has led to policy debates of prosperity versus potential environmental damage.

Energy Independence in the US: Is the Impossible Possible?

Energy Independence in the US: Is the Impossible Possible?

Sep 27, 2012 at 17:46 | Keith Schaefer

The U.S. has become the world's second-biggest oil producer – having passed Russia, and trailing only Saudi Arabia. But can America's vast shale oil and gas reserves –…

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Sep 25, 2012 at 17:43 | Jen Alic

A recent round of public opinion polls conducted by various agencies shows that the world wants more, not less, renewable energy, and while some of these polls are likely reflective…

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