Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma.
It's time for Jerry Brown to exercise courageous leadership that fixes the long-time mismanagement and corporate abuse of water that threatens the future of California's economy and agriculture. There are no easy shortcuts: the governor must govern.
Chevron's "ghostwriting" charge against Ecuadorian villagers and their attorneys, who together have held the oil giant accountable for toxic dumping in the Amazon rainforest, is unraveling.
Each week seems to bring new twists in Middle Eastern geopolitics, with shockwaves on the energy market and in particular oil prices. The recent reshuffle in Saudi Arabia heralds a major break with established tradition and watershed in the trends of the oil industry.
First we're told that money = speech, now we're told speaking out is against the law. If you're not worried about what Donny Rico is talking about, you "damn well should be!"
The energy and climate waters, it appears, are finally getting safer for thoughtful conservatives to test and navigate.
Having thus alienated mainstream readers -- exactly the people the climate change movement most urgently needs to reach out to and bring on board -- Naomi Klein's book then goes on to block meaningful debate among the already converted.
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Enjoy cheap gas while it lasts, but don't make the assumption that it will stay this way forever. Here are some ways that you can prepare for a sudden and dramatic increase in the price of gas.
Goodbye, Azerbajian. It would be dishonest to say that we Europeans will miss you; few people over here will even notice that you've left. But it's sad to see you leaving the family nonetheless.
How do we know we don't really need this oil? Because the oil companies are lobbying like hell to be allowed to export it. In their unpatriotic multinational way, they are willing to risk America the beautiful and our health for more zeroes on their ledgers. What alternatives do we have?
It's often said that you can't get economists to agree on anything. Well, oil economists certainly can't agree on future prices, with commentators suggesting anything from $20 to $200. Seldom has there been such a discrepancy in forecasting, though the median forecasts seem to be somewhere between $60 and $70.
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A U.S. Energy Information Administration analysis released Monday reveals that the country's energy-related carbon emissions grew last year, but more slowly than the economy as a whole, representing a decoupling of emissions and economic growth that is projected to continue through 2015.
On this fifth anniversary week of the disastrous BP oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico, it becomes clearer and clearer that oil spills are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to damage the oil industry is doing to our one and only planet.
When oil prices recover--and plenty of analysts think the climb back up will start soon--Canada's western frontier of Saskatchewan and neighboring Alberta will "still have the edge", according to a report from TD Economics.