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Source: Fuel Fix
Both energy companies and consuming countries who still think appeasing Russian President Vladimir Putin will solve their long term problems need to think again. Hillary Clinton’s tough talk about why we must stand up to energy...
July 10, 2014 Obama isn't killing coal. It's dying anyway.
The Week Magazine - Coal, of course, will never be free. [The Guardian] That's why the Australian government and private groups such as Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî forecast solar generation to rise six-fold over...
In 1980 Julian Simon famously bet modern Malthusian Paul Ehrlich $10,000 that five commodity metals chosen by Ehrlich (he selected copper, chromium, nickel, tin and tungsten) would decline in price by 1990. Simon’s point was that...
July 3, 2014 How fracking foes are killing N.Y. jobsSource: Daily News
My hardworking, fair-minded liberal parents raised my sisters and me with a healthy sense of sympathy for the poor and the voiceless. So I can’t help but feel for the denizens of upstate New York, where a long-faltering economy...
July 2, 2014 Are EPA's Carbon Rules Really About Nuclear?Source: Forbes
Yes. The Obama Administration actually wants nuclear power. It even looks like the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon rules were written in order to ensure the future of nuclear power.
June 27, 2014 Biofuels: can they be sustainable?Source: Eiris Blog
Sustainability issues are often not clear cut and simple. Research expertise on an ESG issue, its changing context or regional variations can often help investors to develop an investment approach or inform an investment strategy...
June 20, 2014 Energy solutions require options, common sense
Tri Cities - According to the îWorld Resources Instituteî, Tennessee could be a leader in expanding renewable energy sources like CHP (combined heat/power). CHP comes from waste heat of manufacturing plants; wind...
June 16, 2014 How to Sell a Carbon TaxSource: Bloomberg
The best way to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases is to put a tax on carbon. Almost all economists would agree. Yet there's even wider agreement, and not just among economists, that a carbon tax can't happen. In the U.S., it's...
June 16, 2014 Stopping Russia from cornering Europe’s energy marketSource: Washington Post
President Obama’s meeting this month with the Group of Seven leaders focused on European energy policies in light of the crisis in Ukraine. As Western leaders seek the right response, they would do well to keep in mind that...
June 12, 2014 Why Warren Buffet is Betting Big on Clean Energy
Equities - This is possibly one of the reasons why Buffett is looking to bet big on the industry. According to a survey conducted by SolarCity and îClean Edgeî in collaboration with NASDAQ earlier this year, 88...
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