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For How Long Can Society Bear the Costs of Industry's Toxic Pollution?

For How Long Can Society Bear the Costs of Industry's Toxic Pollution?

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:39 | Kurt Cobb

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) stunned the nuclear industry last week by putting power plant licensing decisions on hold while it reconsiders rules on nuclear waste storage struck…

We are Decades Away from a Cure for our Fossil Fuel Addiction

We are Decades Away from a Cure for our Fossil Fuel Addiction

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:36 | Jen Alic

With natural gas prices low and supplies high, we are decades away from being able to wean ourselves off fossil fuels and move to renewable energy, but there is no…

New Indian Oil Find - Major Discovery, or Puddle?

New Indian Oil Find - Major Discovery, or Puddle?

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:30 | John Daly

According to the U.S. government’s Energy Information Agency, “In 2009, India was the fourth largest energy consumer in the world, after the United States, China, and Russia. Despite a…

Solyndra Bankruptcy Pales in Comparison to Failed Military Projects

Solyndra Bankruptcy Pales in Comparison to Failed Military Projects

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:27 | Climate Progress

Yesterday the Air Force announced that its X-51 Scramjet Engine Demonstrator called the WaveRider — a hypersonic jet designed to travel up to 3,600 miles per hour — crashed…

USGS Assesses the Growth of Conventional Oil Reserves in the US

USGS Assesses the Growth of Conventional Oil Reserves in the US

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:20 | Environmental News Network

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is charged with the cataloguing an assessment of land formations and mineral reserves in the United States. They have recently assessed the potential additions…

A Jack-in-the-Beanstalk Investment: Finding the Fracking Bean

A Jack-in-the-Beanstalk Investment: Finding the Fracking Bean

Aug 17, 2012 at 17:00 | Editorial Dept

The drilling technology that makes the process of hydraulic fracturing possible depends on a special bean that is only grown in India in significant quantities and for which there was…

Kazakhstan to Solidify Caspian Energy Role

Kazakhstan to Solidify Caspian Energy Role

Aug 16, 2012 at 17:42 | Daniel J. Graeber

Kazakhstan is expected to start making deliveries from its giant Kashagan oil field by the middle of next year. The state-controlled consortium managing the field set a production benchmark of…

What has been Driving Global Oil Prices Recently?

What has been Driving Global Oil Prices Recently?

Aug 16, 2012 at 17:38 | James Hamilton

The price of Brent crude oil fell $35/barrel between April and June. But increases this summer have taken about $25 of that back.

Europe's Offshore Supergrid Plans

Europe's Offshore Supergrid Plans

Aug 16, 2012 at 16:55 | Charles Kennedy

As part of plans to achieve its 20% renewable energy target by 2020, European leaders signed a memorandum of understanding back in 2011 to encourage offshore wind development and join…

South Sudan Considers Alternative Kenyan Pipeline to Outflank Sudan

South Sudan Considers Alternative Kenyan Pipeline to Outflank Sudan

Aug 15, 2012 at 17:37 | John Daly

The world’s newest, and Africa’s 54th nation, South Sudan, proclaimed independence on 9 July 2011, the result of an internationally observed referendum embodied in the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA),…

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