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EPA Carbon Rules, Climate Progress? - headlines

•Here’s Why The Carbon Regulations EPA Will Announce Monday Are So Important •A guide to Obama's new rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants •EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants •Obama's New Plan To Fight Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal

Export Delusions: Why the rush to export natural gas is a fool’s errand

LNG exports have become a hot-button issue and enmeshed with the fate of an energy efficiency bill and a vote on approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Revisiting Natural Gas

Despite all the hype about our supposed 100-year reserve of natural gas our natural gas industry has not been doing very well of late.

Export Stupidity

If the US could supply Europe with large amounts of fuel, that would reduce the Continent’s dependency on Russia while depriving Putin of needed revenues.  

Why Pushing Alternate Fuels Makes for Bad Public Policy

For nearly four decades, every American president has promoted alternative fuel vehicles as a way to secure the country’s energy independence.

New DOE report on energy sector vulnerablities

Historically high temperatures in recent years have been accompanied by droughts and extreme heat waves, more wildfires than usual, and several intense storms that caused power and fuel disruptions for millions of people. These trends are expected to continue, which could further impact …

Comments on US Energy Secretary Chu’s plans to leave the DOE

The USA’s Secretary of Energy, the Nobel Prizewinner Steven Chu, has decided to leave Washington and return to California. His thoughts about his past four years as Secretary of Energy were given in a letter to the employees of the Department of Energy. Before we look a little more closely …

Peak oil notes - Feb 7

 A midweek update.

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