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Electric Cars Losing their Appeal in China

Electric Cars Losing their Appeal in China

Aug 31, 2011 at 07:40 | Stuart Burns

A debate raging largely behind closed doors among members of China’s ruling élite mirrors a wider debate that has been gathering steam this year: the viability of electric vehicles, at…

The Real History of the Standard Oil Company - Part 2: The Beginning

The Real History of the Standard Oil Company - Part 2: The Beginning

Aug 31, 2011 at 07:28 | MasterResource

[Editor Note: This five-part series by Mr. Epstein revisits the Standard Oil Trust controversy in this the 100th anniversary of the breakup of the Trust. Part I yesterday reviewed…

Unchecked Economic Freedom and The Real History of the Standard Oil Company - Part 1

Unchecked Economic Freedom and The Real History of the Standard Oil Company - Part 1

Aug 30, 2011 at 08:17 | MasterResource

[Author’s Note: This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that found Standard Oil guilty of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. As punishment, the world’s largest and…

Debt Forgiveness, Ancient Greece and Peak Energy

Debt Forgiveness, Ancient Greece and Peak Energy

Aug 30, 2011 at 08:12 | Kurt Cobb

In the 6th century B.C. Athenians gave extraordinary powers to one man to make needed reforms that would deliver Athens from economic stagnation and the gradual enslavement of the lower…

Russia and China's Energy Dispute and the Struggle for Eurasian Dominance

Russia and China's Energy Dispute and the Struggle for Eurasian Dominance

Aug 29, 2011 at 08:03 | John Daly

China’s voracious appetite for energy from anywhere has led most oil-producing nations to attempt to feed the dragon, including Russia. But a curious situation has developed as regards Russian oil…

Low Carbon Strategies and Economic Growth

Low Carbon Strategies and Economic Growth

Aug 29, 2011 at 07:36 | The Oil Drum

At the intersection of global energy depletion and concerns about human impact on the environment lie some serious and oft overlooked issues. Largely gone from our public discourse is the…

Obama’s Energy Starvation Policies Killing Even More Jobs

Obama’s Energy Starvation Policies Killing Even More Jobs

Aug 26, 2011 at 07:18 | Al Fin

The most activist Department of the Interior in our nation's history is trying to change the rules and seize from Exxon Mobil one of the largest oil finds ever in…

Obama Shocks Oil Industry by Cancelling Exxon Mobil and Statoil Leases

Obama Shocks Oil Industry by Cancelling Exxon Mobil and Statoil Leases

Aug 25, 2011 at 08:14 | Brian Westenhaus

Whatever one might think of the Obama presidency and the progress of the country or the direction the country is headed, the question is coming up more and more on…

Auto Giants Team Up to Develop Gas-Electric Hybrid System for SUVs

Auto Giants Team Up to Develop Gas-Electric Hybrid System for SUVs

Aug 24, 2011 at 07:42 | Energy Digital

Vehicle manufacturers Ford and Toyota have partnered to develop a new gas-electric hybrid system for light trucks and SUVs. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between two unlikely partners. …

Obama’s Energy Obstructionism Driving Oil Rigs Away From the Gulf of Mexico

Obama’s Energy Obstructionism Driving Oil Rigs Away From the Gulf of Mexico

Aug 18, 2011 at 21:03 | MasterResource

“The Gulf Spill of 2010 may be remembered as much or more for the economic damage it did because of the Obama’s regulatory overreaction than for the environmental damage it…

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