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Source: The Guardian
A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged on Thursday, a utility said.
February 11, 2016 Oil falls on U.S. supply record, weak demand outlookSource: Reuters
Oil slid on Thursday, dented by record U.S. crude inventories at the Cushing delivery point, worries about the demand outlook, and as Goldman Sachs said prices would remain low and volatile until the second half of the year.
February 11, 2016 Despite carbon ruling, White House says U.S. can meet climate deal goalsSource: Reuters
The White House promised on Wednesday that it would be able to uphold U.S. commitments to an international climate change agreement, as a court ruling heightened concerns about the stability of the global carbon reduction pact...
February 11, 2016 Fracking gas leaks are no worse than conventional wellsSource: Ars Technica
Fracking, enabled by the technology to drill oil and gas wells that turn horizontal to follow specific layers of rock, has driven a boom in US natural gas production. But how much of that natural gas (which is mainly the potent...
February 11, 2016 Gasoline is 30% dirtier than 10 years ago: new UCS report
Biofuels Digest - It's not your Dad's gasoline. In fact, it's worse, says the Union of Concerned Scientists in a new report. But the good news is that alternatives, by contrast, are getting cleaner. In Washington, the Union of...
February 10, 2016 Gasoline keeps getting dirtier while alternatives keep getting cleaner
Vox - The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued a new report that takes a high-level look at three key transportation fuels: gasoline, biofuels, and electricity. It compares their greenhouse gas emissions, taking into account...
February 10, 2016 Global Shift in Climate Change Viewpoints
York Daily Record - According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), there was a record investment in clean energy during 2015 totaling $329 billion. The US alone contributed $56 billion, not a record, but a promising trend over...
February 10, 2016 Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions planSource: Reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his...
February 10, 2016 Oil rises toward $31 as Russia floats idea of supply cutSource: Reuters
Oil rose toward $31 a barrel on Wednesday after four days of declines, supported by the prospect of OPEC and rival producers cooperating to tackle a supply glut that has sent prices to a 12-year low.
February 9, 2016 Oil prices rise, but rattled markets, gloomy outlook curb gainsSource: Reuters
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, clawing back some of the losses from a sell-off across broader financial markets, but a report showing supply will not drop quickly enough to erode a global surplus tempered gains.
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