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Source: Knowledge@ Wharton
the paper titled “Wrongful Benefit & Arctic Drilling” asks whether it should be permissible for companies to profit from past decisions that have proven to be detrimental
Source: The Guardian
In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account.
March 21, 2019 Green New Deal Is Dead Without Nuclear PowerSource: Forbes
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the International Energy Agency, the UN Sustainable Solutions Network and the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate argue for a tripling of nuclear energy, requiring over...
March 19, 2019 Gasoline prices ‘really starting to surge,’ could near $3 a gallon by spring: analystSource: MarketWatch
Retail U.S. gasoline prices are poised to climb for a sixth straight week, and could near $3 a gallon on average before they peak this spring, fuel-price tracker GasBuddy said on Monday.
March 14, 2019 UN's 'dire' warning: Act now on Earth's environment as human health 'increasingly threatened'Source: USA Today
Already, about 25 percent of all premature deaths and diseases around the world – about 9 million in 2015 – are because of human-caused environmental damage and pollution, the report said. Each year, air pollution kills 7 million...
March 13, 2019 Volkswagen is betting its future on electric carsSource: CNN
London-Volkswagen already had ambitious plans for electric cars. Now it's really stepping on the accelerator. The German carmaker is increasing the number of new electric models it plans to build over the next decade from 50 to...
The study, from European Heart Journal, estimates 8.79 million “excess deaths” from ambient air pollution in 2015. A new global exposure mortality model used in the study caused estimates to skyrocket up from 4.55 million. (WHO...
BEIJING - China expanded its coal-to-gas and coal-to-electricity projects to 35 cities in 2018 from 12 cities the previous year, China’s environment minister, Li Ganjie, said on Monday, as the world’s second-largest economy...
March 11, 2019 Exxon Mobil: Crazy SpendingSource: Seeking Alpha
fter reporting on the negative signals from Exxon Mobil (XOM) pulling back on capital returns, sending the net payout yield to the lowest levels in the decade, the decision of the energy giant to ramp capex is further indication...
March 11, 2019 America is set to overtake Saudi Arabia and become the world's largest exporter of oil for the first time in 60 YEARSSource: Daily Mail
According to Rystad Energy, by the end of this year, America will best the middle eastern country in the exportation of oil and other energy goods, such as natural gas liquids and petroleum products.
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