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What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth’s magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more…

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Jul 20, 2011 at 07:25 | Energy Digital

The United Nations approves new rules that mandate energy efficiency and carbon emissions improvements for the shipping industry. Roughly 50,000 ships carry 90 percent of the worlds trade cargo every…

Fuel Taxes vs Fuel Economy: Are Stricter Fuel Economy Standards a Good Idea?

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Jul 19, 2011 at 07:59 | Ed Dolan

According to news reports, the Obama administration is talking to automakers about raising the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard for passenger cars to 56.2 miles per gallon by 2025, more…

Petroleum Propaganda: Depletion vs Development

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Which sounds better? A) The Obama administration should be doing more to develop U.S. oil-and-gas reserves. Or, B) The Obama administration should be doing more to deplete U.S. oil-and-gas reserves.…

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Jul 13, 2011 at 07:46 | Charlotte Dudley

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Jul 12, 2011 at 11:32 | Post Carbon

During the past century, world economic growth has depended largely on ever-expanding use of hydrocarbon energy sources: oil for transportation, coal and natural gas for electricity generation, oil and gas…

Could Energy Resources Cause Russia to Spark a Naval War in the Caspian?

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Jul 08, 2011 at 08:06 | John Daly

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