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20/3/2015
Earlier this week, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said that the new regulations for fracking on federal lands from the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would be released “within the next few days,” following a ...   
19/3/2015
On Thursday, the Senate Energy Committee convened a hearing to discuss the U.S. ban on crude oil exports, which has been in place since 1973. With the United States in the midst of an oil boom - and with Americans using less gas than ever before ...   
19/3/2015
A new study “provides evidence that methane seeps are island-like habitats that harbor distinct microbial communities unique from other seafloor ecosystems." These seeps play an important role in microbial biodiversity of the sea ...   
19/3/2015
Some familiar faces from the George W. Bush administration energy circles are eager to help their former boss's brother clinch the White House.As Jeb Bush tests the waters for a 2016 presidential run, top energy officials from the last ...   
19/3/2015
It's not hard to see how energy fits into Kevin Butt's business of assembling 2,000 cars a day."When we make cars, we argue about pennies sometimes," he said. "Make it better, but don't spend the money."Butt is the regional ...   
19/3/2015
Rob Berridge owns Berkshire Hathaway stock, mindful at just a young age of the clear-sighted business savvy that defines Warren Buffett: His best friend's father was one of Buffett's closest pals at Wharton School of Business and Columbia ...   
16/3/2015
Most people think about oil very generally—it’s the fuel that heats homes and powers cars, and most of the changes seen are the yo-yoing prices at the pump. But with ever dwindling supplies and the hunt for crude reaching further corners and ...   
15/3/2015
The agreement was to block the rise in global temperature before 2020, and start a process for gradually reverting the climate to safe levels, to be concluded before 2050. Well, in the last four years, we have already witnessed an ...   
14/3/2015
It was 2009 when I first laid eyes on the 2,500 kilometer-long Interoceanic Highway that connects the west coast of Peru with the western Brazilian border - bisecting the entirety of the Peruvian Amazon. Far from impressive, it resembled a ...   
14/3/2015
On the outskirts of downtown St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy's High Bridge Generating Station offers an iconic view of the current state of electrical generation in the United States. Opened in 2008 as a replacement for an aging coal plant, the ...   
13/3/2015
Global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main long-lived global warming pollutant, flatlined in 2014, despite global economic growth, a report released Friday found. This is the first time in 40 years in which there was a halt or ...   
13/3/2015
In the months before the debut of the new documentary film "Merchants of Doubt," long-time climate denialist Fred Singer contacted more than two dozen bloggers, public relations specialists and scientists asking for help in derailing the ...   
13/3/2015
Secretary of State John Kerry railed against climate change skeptics on Thursday, saying that "future generations will not and should not forgive those who ignore this moment, no matter their reasoning,' though he offered no direct clues on ...   
13/3/2015
Solar power has been seeing dramatic growth in many countries across the world. In Latin America, however, the growth rates have been astounding. As my colleague Mike reported over at TreeHugger, Latin American solar grew 370 percent in 2014, and ...   
12/3/2015
Willow and cottonwood trees, verdant with springtime foliage, draped over the shallow Aravaipa Creek in mid-February as if forsaking any notion of winter. The blooming trees and abundant plant life, along with rare species of desert ...   
11/3/2015
Scott Walker is killing it with Republicans. The Wisconsin governor is one of his party's rising stars--thanks to his ongoing and largely successful war against his state's labor unions, a fight that culminated Monday with the signing of a ...   
8/3/2015
"How long can you tread water?" was a funny punchline for a 1960s skit by comedian Bill Cosby, but in 2015, residents and businesses along the NH Seacoast are rethinking their future and the answer is no laughing matter. The Town of Rye ...   
8/3/2015
The alarm bells of the climate crisis have been ringing in our ears for years and are getting louder all the time - yet humanity has failed to change course. What is wrong with us? Many answers to that question have been offered, ranging ...   
7/3/2015
Worrying about methane hydrates warming the atmosphere is like worrying about your house burning down after it’s been leveled by a hurricane, according to an expert scientist with the Department of Energy.Methane hydrates—natural gas ...   
7/3/2015
Hundreds of thousands of Europeans will suffer a premature death in the next two decades as the result of governments' failure to act on air pollution, Europe's environmental watchdog has warned. In 2011 more than 400,000 are estimated ...   
6/3/2015
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is telling Ottawa to refrain from imposing any carbon emissions regulations that would hinder growth in the energy sector, and to leave leadership on climate policy to the provinces. In a speech to ...   
6/3/2015
There is only one bit of official business in the United States Senate Thursday, as a late-season snowstorm blankets Washington: A hearing on "opportunities for the United States to build on its status as an Arctic nation." The ...   
6/3/2015
Your home's refrigerator does more than store milk and meat. It also contains chemicals that emit greenhouse gases. New fridges will likely be greener. In a switchover that will be largely invisible to consumers, more fridges and air ...   
4/3/2015
China's top state planning agency pledged on Thursday to accelerate policies to promote cleaner and renewable sources of energy and tackle overcapacity in polluting industrial sectors. China is trying to strike a balance between ...   
4/3/2015
La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt worries that studies about the impact hydraulic fracturing has on water do not delve deep enough into the issue. A study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey found a lack of data ...   

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