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Wind Energy Hype: IEA Study Reveals the Real Cost of Wind Power

May 11, 2010 at 08:17

The wind energy lobbyists love to claim that installing new wind turbines is the cheapest form of new electricity generation capacity. In fact, I heard that very claim while at…

Oil Spills: More Oil is Released Naturally Than from Human Errors

May 10, 2010 at 21:12

The Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound released 10.8 million gallons of oil -- or almost 250,000 barrels of oil. But natural oil seeps off California…

Nuclear Apartheid: Trouble Brewing amongst Non-Nuclear States

May 10, 2010 at 12:26

The credibility of the nuclear non-proliferation regime is at stake as the treaty risks collapsing under structural fissures created by its very birth. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference,…

Return of the Dollar Cavalry

May 10, 2010 at 11:29

The world is in distress. The economic future looks bleak. Who can the citizens of our great planet turn to, to save them in this time of need? The Federal…

Why the Euro Is Doomed

May 10, 2010 at 09:42

Papering over the structural imbalances in the Eurozone with endless bailouts will not resolve the fundamental asymmetries. Beneath the endless announcements of Greece's "rescue" lie fundamental asymmetries that doom the…

Russia Staking it’s Claim on Arctic energy

May 10, 2010 at 09:02

When Vladimir Putin calls for international dialogue and personally attends the resulting conference, you know Russia means business. Whether the intention is that the international cards are dealt fairly…

The Political Cost of Military Bases in Post-Soviet Space

May 09, 2010 at 10:45

Governments with foreign military bases tend to shy away from publicity about their colonial outposts, and recent events in the post-Soviet space shine an unwelcome spotlight on US and Russian…

Renewables Sector Crosses the Line with Ludicrous Claims

May 09, 2010 at 10:01

Forget about corruption and cover-up scandals in the energy industry. Europe’s renewable sector is specializing in perjury. They have begun claiming that all of Europe’s fossil fuel needs can be…

Volcanic Eruptions: Is Nature Set to Crush Global Warming?

May 08, 2010 at 16:53

The global warming enthusiasts are convinced that as humans inject more and more carbon dioxide into the air we will warm the atmosphere beyond recognition. But nature may be set…

China Set to Supply Pakistan with Two New Nuclear Reactors

May 08, 2010 at 09:00

As the UN’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference is underway in New York, reports that China is set to allow its state entities to supply two new nuclear reactors…

US Climate Bill Plunged Into Chaos

May 08, 2010 at 08:53

Shocked at the stunning turn of events that led to the collapse of a tri-partisan effort to produce an energy and climate proposal in the US Senate, many carbon market…

China Relying on Natural Gas to Support Development

May 07, 2010 at 20:37

Today, few countries are as honest about their energy present and future as China. While American pundits and politicians have been praising China’s solar and wind forays, Han Xiaoping, an…

Crude Oil Plunges as Turbulence Rocks Financial Markets

May 07, 2010 at 16:35

Oil Market Summary for: 03/05/2010 to 07/05/2010 In a week of market turmoil resulting from Greece’s fiscal crisis, oil went from an intraday high above $87 on Monday – its…

Somali Pirates Continue to Plague the Horn of Africa

May 07, 2010 at 14:02

The Horn of Africa has become a hotbed of piracy due to outdated maritime laws, the lack of a Somali government and gut-wrenching poverty. Where there is a sea, there…

Follow the Platinum-Brick Road

May 07, 2010 at 12:07

Exciting couple of days on the market. With the Dow having its worst intra-day drop ever yesterday, most of the commodities got trashed. Over May 4 and 5, outstanding silver…

Vanishing Uranium Resources

May 07, 2010 at 08:37

There was a mysterious disappearance of uranium in South Australia last week. Uranium mining hopeful PepinNini Minerals reported a new resource estimate on its Crocker Well project. And something was…

Leaked EC paper reveals €81bn cost of Reducing Emissions by 30%

May 07, 2010 at 08:23

Increasing the EU’s 2020 emissions reduction target to 30% below 1990 levels would add an extra €33 billion ($42.5 billion), or 0.2% of GDP, to the final bill, according to…

An Environmental Activist's Take on the Markets

May 06, 2010 at 18:39

I spent an evening with Lester Brown, president of the Earth Policy Institute and a winner of the coveted MacArthur Prize, for some long term thinking about the environment and…

The Cover-up: BP's Crude Politics and the Looming Environmental Mega-Disaster

May 06, 2010 at 11:43

WMR has been informed by sources in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Florida Department of Environmental Protection that the Obama White House and…

India’s Hunger for Coal Sending it on a Worldwide Search

May 06, 2010 at 11:12

India is hungry for coal and domestically there is neither the quantity nor the quality to feed the country’s needs. The situation is exacerbated because coal consumption has soared in…

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