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What’s also clear is that while nuclear power is tending to get more expensive, wind and solar get cheaper and cheaper every year.

Planned Gas Pipeline Construction on East Coast Puts Climate at Risk: Report

Nineteen now-pending pipeline projects, if constructed, would let enough natural gas flow out of the Appalachian basin to cause the entire US to blow …

South Australia’s Electricity Price Woes are more Due to Gas than Wind

The past few weeks have seen extraordinarily high wholesale electricity prices in South Australia, averaging (as of 23 July) A$321 per megawatt hour, …

Ottawa Approves Controversial Chemical for Ocean Oil Spills

The federal government has quietly approved the use of a highly controversial chemical for dispersing ocean oil spills, despite growing scientific evidence …

Port of LA to Open World's First Off-Grid Terminal Powered Entirely by Renewables

The Port of Los Angeles—the nation's largest port by container volume and cargo value—is building the world's first marine terminal able to …

Former Inspectors Describe Dangerous Flaws in Construction of Major East Coast Gas Pipeline

In April, a massive explosion ripped through rural Salem Township, Pennsylvania when natural gas from a pipeline buried in a field suddenly ignited.

Northwest Tribes Band Together to Stop Oil-by-Rail

There’s no such thing as a good place for an oil-train derailment, but this year’s June 3 spill outside Mosier, Oregon, could have been worse if …

Why Do We Pretend to Clean Up Ocean Oil Spills?

When the Deepwater Horizon well operated by BP (formerly British Petroleum) exploded and contaminated the Gulf of Mexico with at least 650 million litres of …

The Role of Development Banks in Energy Transition  

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) like the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank are publicly committed to ending …

Peak Oil Review - July 18 2016

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Nigeria -Venezuela -The Briefs

M. King Hubbert and the future of peak oil

A new biography reveals the man most associated with the idea of peak oil to be a subtle and flexible thinker far ahead of his time. His insights remain critical today as the "Don't worry, …
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