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Housing Prices Soar As Oil Boom Escalates

Housing Prices Soar As Oil Boom Escalates

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EPA Testing Dangerous Pollutants on Human Beings

EPA Testing Dangerous Pollutants on Human Beings

Nov 22, 2012 at 17:28 | Jen Alic

Want to know how dangerous pollutants are to your health? For $12 an hour, you can find out directly.In the aftermath of US presidential elections and corporate fears…

New Yorkers Challenge LIPA, FEMA over Power Outages

New Yorkers Challenge LIPA, FEMA over Power Outages

Nov 21, 2012 at 17:42 | Jen Alic

Hurricane Sandy isn’t done with New York. Having revealed the unaccountable weakness of the local authorities to deal with the disaster, now she’s rolling heads.The past week has…

Europe Rejects Proposal to Ban Hydraulic Fracking

Europe Rejects Proposal to Ban Hydraulic Fracking

Nov 21, 2012 at 17:37 | Daniel J. Graeber

A proposal to ban new hydraulic fracturing operations in the European Union was rejected by members of the European Parliament. Natural gas production among member states is set to decline…

Is Iran Using an Insurance Scam to Cover its Oil Tankers?

Is Iran Using an Insurance Scam to Cover its Oil Tankers?

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:43 | James Burgess

An interesting article has today been published by Forbes which investigates the possibility that Iran has set up a false insurance company, offering illegal insurance policies, in order to…

BP's Billion Dollar Settlement: Here's Where the Money Will Go

BP's Billion Dollar Settlement: Here's Where the Money Will Go

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:41 | Climate Progress

Yesterday, the Justice Department announced BP agreed to plead guilty to 14 criminal charges stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and agreed to pay $4.5 billion in…

Ten Predictions Made by the IEA's 2012 World Energy Outlook

Ten Predictions Made by the IEA's 2012 World Energy Outlook

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:35 | Matt Smith

The IEA’s 2012 World Energy Outlook has spurned many a headline since its release on Monday, which should be none too surprising given it is 688 pages long. The…

China Energy Outlook: China's Energy Strategy for the Future

China Energy Outlook: China's Energy Strategy for the Future

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:31 | The Oil Drum

Globally, only two reports are published on an annual basis wherein the world’s energy situation is fully scrutinized. These have a huge impact because in many government and company decision…

Canada Targets Unemployed US Oil Workers

Canada Targets Unemployed US Oil Workers

Nov 15, 2012 at 17:44 | Jen Alic

Canada is predicting a doubling of oil production by the end of this decade. This means it will have to secure its workforce to the tune of tens of thousands…

Why Doesn't the EIA Agree with the IEA's Forecast for US Oil Production?

Why Doesn't the EIA Agree with the IEA's Forecast for US Oil Production?

Nov 15, 2012 at 17:14 | Post Carbon

Good news, folks. According to our friends at the International Energy Agency (IEA), the United States will once again be the world's top oil producing nation by 2020. In your…

A Brief Review of the IEA's 2012 World Energy Outlook

A Brief Review of the IEA's 2012 World Energy Outlook

Nov 14, 2012 at 17:28 | James Hamilton

On Monday the IEA released its World Energy Outlook 2012. This includes an optimistic assessment of the situation in the United States:The United States is projected…

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