The ongoing debate over the potential removal of an export ban on crude oil that could finally open global markets to U.S. crude oil supply would also challenge existing data collection and analysis practices, all at a time when access to energy is a key component of global security and U.S. geopolitical power.
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First Nation supporters including activists and artists organized a "Love Water Not Oil" tour to present concerns about the proposed Enbridge pipeline expansions in northern Minnesota.
The United States is behind the curve when it comes to the percentage of renewable energy resources on its national grid. And with domestic oil and natural gas production increasing, low-carbon solutions may fall even further by the wayside.
Even as gas tax revenues dip, however, our transportation policy remains largely focused toward building ever more and wider highways, instead of serving the full array of America's emerging transportation needs.
Depending on whose talking, lifting the longstanding limits on U.S. crude exports would be a boon to the economy and a benefit to U.S. drivers, or it would increase U.S. reliance on imported oil and weaken America's foreign policy strategy.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 29, 2014 How unusu...
As capitalism's growth imperative pushes speculation toward the next financial meltdown and fossil fuel production toward planetary destruction, Mexico's political and economic elites are eager to jump in the game.
Lots of oil and a shaky or non-existent infrastructure is cause for lots of worry in the North Country.
Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that.
We might realize that riding our bike is just as pleasurable as it was in childhood and follow Europe's lead in putting our feet on the pedal. And we might also realize that infinite consumption on a finite planet comes with a cost too deep for our economic models to measure.
We can fence national boundaries with concrete and barbed wire, but unseen CO2 emissions are released into a border-less atmosphere. Right now, we are on track to triple these emissions by century's end.
This deal will cause panic in Europe, but China will not offer the same high prices and volumes that the European market offers. Europe is still the main market for Russia. The deal should push Europe to identify alternative gas sources.
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Word on the street is that the U.S. Energy Information Administration has reduced how much oil is expected to be technically recoverable from the Monterey Shale in southern California by 96 percent. The new estimate drops the tally from 13.7 billion barrels to 600 million barrels.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 22 2014 How unusua...