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EV's Become Cash Cow For Swing States

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How Much Energy Will the 2014 World Cup Consume?

Jun 12, 2014 at 17:32 | Nick Cunningham

Along with 3 billion other viewers around the world, I plan to tune in for the month-long World Cup to see whether the 22-year old Neymar can withstand the…

Why The ‘Oil Curse’ Can’t Hurt Bare-Chested Putin

Jun 12, 2014 at 17:04 | Martin Tillier

There has been speculation, including in this Aljazeera piece by Paul Hockenos, that Russian leader Vladimir Putin will fall victim to “The Oil Curse” as set out in

IEA Investment Report – What is Right; What is Wrong

Jun 12, 2014 at 16:45 | Gail Tverberg

Recently, the IEA published  a “Special Report” called World Energy Investment Outlook. Lets’s start with things I agree with:1. World needs $48 trillion in investment to meet…

The Top 5 Non-Energy Sources of Climate Change

Jun 11, 2014 at 17:06 | Nick Cunningham

On June 2, U.S. President Barack Obama announced a sweeping plan to rein in carbon pollution from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. It was the most significant step his…

Why Greenbacks Aren't Going Toward Green Energy

Jun 11, 2014 at 16:52 | Daniel J. Graeber

Coal-fired power in the United States should start to ebb as regulations targeting pollution come into effect. More power, in turn, is coming online in the form of green energy…

‘Green’ Oil Refinery Planned For Canada’s Pacific Coast

Jun 11, 2014 at 16:35 | Andy Tully

Not all of Canada’s oil sands are destined for the proposed – and much disputed – Keystone XL pipeline through the United States. Energy start-up Pacific Energy Future…

Mosul Falls to Insurgents, Threatening Iraqi Oil Sector

Jun 10, 2014 at 17:04 | Nick Cunningham

OPEC’s second largest oil producer is in severe disarray just as the world has come to rely upon Iraq for greater energy supplies.Iraq is facing its biggest security…

An Oil Company Has Beat Amazon’s Drones Into The Skies

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:47 | Daniel J. Graeber

In another sign that the United States has evolved into a major oil-producing nation, the first company to receive government permission to fly commercial drones over unpopulated areas isn’t

Throwing Energy Away – From Trash to Electricity

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:38 | Kurt Cobb

Philipp Schmidt-Pathmann wakes up every day thinking about trash. What got him thinking about it in the first place is how much of it is simply dumped into landfills across…

IEA Says the Party’s Over

Jun 10, 2014 at 16:17 | Post Carbon

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report called “World Energy Investment Outlook” that should send policy makers screaming and running for the exits—if they are…

You Won't Believe How Off-Target Grid Security Really Is

Jun 09, 2014 at 17:12 | Daniel J. Graeber

The British government wants to put cybercriminals who target the nation's energy sector behind bars for life. Many of the worst power outages in history, however, had more to do…

OPEC Meets As World Oil Demand Rises, Production Sputters

Jun 09, 2014 at 17:01 | Nick Cunningham

Last December, as OPEC prepared to meet in Vienna, Bloomberg News reported that analysts it polled had predicted that the oil cartel would leave its production quota unchanged in the…

Moscow and Kiev: A Dialogue Of The Deaf

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:51 | Claude Salhani

A major energy crisis was averted last week in parts of Europe when common sense prevailed over the habitual hard-headedness often displayed by many politicians.Russia was set to…

Energy Reform in Mexico Continues to Present Risks

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:29 | Global Risk Insights

So dear to Mexican society is the legacy of Lázaro Cárdenas’s 1938 expropriation of the country’s oil sector that it is still celebrated annually as a national holiday. Perhaps it…

Countdown Begins for Decision on Northern Gateway Pipeline

Jun 09, 2014 at 16:02 | MINING.com

Canada’s federal government is expected to announce its final decision on Enbridge’s (TSX, NYSE:ENB) Northern Gateway proposed pipeline, which would run from northern Alberta to a tanker port in Kitimat,…

Peak Pollution: China to Lead the Clean Energy Revolution

Jun 06, 2014 at 19:17 | Nick Cunningham

City-dwelling Chinese may still be choking on smog, but amid all the haze, China may be turning a corner in its fight on pollution. Top Chinese officials have hinted at…

Kurdish Oil Looks For Buyers As Baghdad Warns Them Away

Jun 06, 2014 at 18:55 | Daniel J. Graeber

The Norwegian energy company DNO International says it has exceeded 100,000 barrels of oil per day from its operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq, while Russian energy company Gazprom…

Converging Energy Crises – And How our Current Situation Differs from the Past

Jun 06, 2014 at 18:45 | Gail Tverberg

At the Age of Limits Conference, I gave a talk called Converging Crises (PDF), talking about the crises facing us as we reach energy limits. In this post,…

Safety Concerns Mount As Rail Shipments Of Oil Grow

Jun 06, 2014 at 17:46 | Daniel J. Graeber

More oil was delivered by rail in the United States during the first four months of the year than in any other period in history, according to the Association of…

An Obvious Play in Canada’s Torquay region

Jun 06, 2014 at 16:55 | Dan Dicker

It has been the continued strength of the crude oil market, through the very bearish (and wrong) predictions of most of the major wirehouse analysts that has informed most of…

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