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Afghanistan: Mining Boom Nurtures Transparency Concerns

Jul 14, 2011 at 07:57

Go looking for Wahidullah Shahrani and chances are you’ll find him at an investor conference promoting Afghanistan as an ideal opportunity for global mining companies. By most accounts the minister…

Fed Dissatisfied with Current Pace of Economic Recovery

Jul 14, 2011 at 07:56

The minutes from the June Fed meeting provided a little something for everyone as Fed officials discussed both an exit strategy and… drum roll please… the possibility of more quantitative…

Short-Sighted U.S. Policy Towards Pakistan Imperils All of South Asia

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:55

The U.S. State Department and the Department of Defense both contain some of Washington’s “best and brightest.” As massive bureaucracies, they also both contain a number of dimwitted people, who…

The Growing Market for Biodiesel and Bio Oils

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:51

Today biodiesel is made by the batch, a naturally less efficient way for processes to run.  A continuous process would be less expensive to run, easier to manage and need…

IEA's Efforts to Ease High Oil Prices Fails

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:48

In recent weeks, the International Energy Agency (IEA) decided to release 60 million barrels of member states’ oil reserves into the world market in what it called an effort to…

World Stock Markets Over-Exposure to Fossil Fuels Putting Investors at Risk

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:46

The world’s stock markets are over-exposed to fossil fuels, putting investors at risk of a ‘carbon bubble’, according to a report by research group Carbon Tracker Initiative which calls for…

China’s Great Grain Robbery

Jul 13, 2011 at 07:41

The Chinese are nothing if not opportunistic. You may recall that a shocking increase in this year’s corn crop predicted by the US Department of Agriculture triggered a series of…

Natural Gas Futures Rise on News of Expected Heat Wave

Jul 12, 2011 at 11:42

Natural gas futures rallied for a third day on Tuesday, hovering below a one-week high as weather forecasts showed that a heat wave was moving towards the U.S. East coast,…

Rising Cost of Fossil Fuels and the Coming Energy Crunch

Jul 12, 2011 at 11:32

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…

Africa Takes Tentative Steps Towards Establishing a Free Trade Zone

Jul 12, 2011 at 08:09

Poor Africa – exploited in the 18th and 19th century by European colonialists intent on the Dark Continent’s riches of gold and salves, exploited in the late 20th century by…

The Relationship Between Peak Oil and Peak Debt - Part 1

Jul 12, 2011 at 07:59

There is really a two-way link between peak oil and peak debt: 1. Peak oil tends to cause peak debt. Some will argue with me about this, because they believe…

Australia to Invest $10 Billion in Renewable Energy

Jul 12, 2011 at 07:53

Australian taxpayers will front the bill for what will be the biggest single investment in renewable energy ever.  During negotiations of a new carbon price and diversion away from renewable…

Climate Change Policy and Data Manipulation

Jul 12, 2011 at 07:48

The whole issue of climate change and government policy in response to global warming remains an issue of immense importance to the metals industry. As major consumers of energy and…

South Sudan - The World's Newest, Fragile, Oil-Rich Petrostate

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:37

Saturday, 9 July saw an event unusual in global politics - the emergence of a large Christan black petrostate, 90 percent of whose inhabitants live below the poverty line on…

Clean Tech Sector Heading for a Major Crash

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:32

The global clean energy industry is set for a major crash. The reason is simple. Clean energy is still much more expensive and less reliable than coal or gas, and…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of July 11, 2011

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:23

After forming a two-week support base between a pair of retracement levels at $94.98 and $90.13, August Crude Oil surged early last week, triggering a quick rally into a steep…

The Natural Limits of Wind Energy

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:22

The amount of energy available in the Earth system to be extracted by wind-turbines is limited, and if sufficient energy is removed the world climate will be affected. These striking…

China on its Way to the Leading Global Currency?

Jul 11, 2011 at 08:17

The open criticism of the US policy is getting more vociferous by the day. For example, a former central bank advisor pointed out that in the medium to long term…

The Hemispheric Implications of Hugo Chavez's Illness

Jan 16, 2012 at 21:38

The recent dramatic pronouncement that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez underwent cancer treatment in Cuba reverberated far beyond Venezuela, depressing his allies and elating his enemies. While the leader of his…

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

Jul 08, 2011 at 08:06

In the past three decades the Islamic Republic of Iran has developed a well-earned sense of paranoia. First, in September 1980 Saddam Hussein invaded Iran in what he thought would…

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