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According To IEA, U.S. Could Become World's Top Gas Producer

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green

* Unconventional gas glut to mainly benefit U.S., China -IEA * Strict regulation needed to develop shale gas sector * U....

G8 Deaf to Climate Change Warnings by International Energy Agency

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

When the chief economist for the International Energy Agency issues a dire warning, you'd think the world's leaders would sit up and take notice.

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Just a fles...

The Price of Oil: Saudi Hypocrisy, Our Gullibility

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.29.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

One is compelled to pull out that old chestnut, "There he goes again." The personage of a Saudi oil spokesman entertaining us to one of his seminal dissertations, expounding on Saudi Arabia's concerns for the well being of all mankind.

A Post-Fukushima World: Truths and Confusion About Global Energy

Vivian Norris | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

If renewable energy is less costly than fossil fuels and nuclear, then why aren't we ramping up the move to a planetary renewable energy policy?

Iran's Oil Threat, "Deja Vu, All Over Again"

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Where is Yogi Berra when we need him? There is Iran going back to its old game plan, threatening to ban oil exports.

Finding Coal's Future Might Require A Look Back At The Past

Posted 12.11.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters / December 11) - As futuristic projects designed to capture carbon from coal-burning industries and store it underground have fail...

Iran's Warning of Oil Prices Reaching $250 Barrel

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 02.06.2012 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

Should Europe cut off imports of Iranian oil, as they already have with Syrian oil in solidarity with the Syrian people's suffering under its current murderous rulers, the impact on the oil market would be minimal.

Australia Acts With a Carbon Tax

Neil Wagner | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

I was having a bad day last week and Australia was nice enough to pick up my spirits. They took the heroic step of laying down their own hard-earned money to help the future of mankind.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Without Policy Shifts And More Nuclear Power, International Energy Agency Foresees Bleak Future | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

The International Energy Agency suggested Tuesday that global governments were guiding humanity toward a bleak future of wanton pollution, fossil-fuel...

Energy Agency's 'Golden Age' for Gas

Bill Chameides | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

A special report from the International Energy Agency released in advance of the World Energy Outlook 2011 examines how ramping up natural gas would impact energy and climate up to 2035.

'Green News Report' - October 27, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's no tri...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The most an...

'Green News Report' - October 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA, 'green...

The Climate Post: Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies May Be the Way to Jumpstart Climate Finance

Mason Inman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

Just five years ago, climate change adaptation was a taboo subject among many environmentalists -- as a feature in Earth Island Journal recounts -- but things have changed a lot in recent years.

Country's Cost-Cutting Culture Must Begin at Home -- With Electronics

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green
Rep. Mike Honda

How many electronic devices do you have in your home? How many televisions, computers, iPods, video games, and telephones do you use on a daily basis? Today I am reintroducing the Smart Electronics Act.

The Climate Post: Worldwide Energy Shortages Triggered by Drought, Subsidies

Mason Inman | Posted 09.07.2011 | Green
Mason Inman

As the summer heats up, energy shortages are striking around the world -- including the oil-rich Middle East.

Iran Condemns Decision By Consumer Nations To Tap Oil Reserves

Posted 08.25.2011 | Business

TEHRAN - Iran condemned on Saturday a decision by oil consumer nations to release strategic crude stocks as politically motivated interference in the ...

OPEC: Talks Broke Down Because Of Economics, Not Politics

Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

VIENNA (Alex Lawler and Barbara Lewis) - Economics, rather than politics was behind the collapse of this week's OPEC talks and the group as a whole wo...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Prospects For Avoiding Temperature Benchmark And Curbing Global Warming Grow Dimmer | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is calling for world leaders to aim for an even lower threshold for rising global average temperatur...

Trouble Ahead! Iran and Saudi Arabia the "Oil" Brothers

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

While the International Energy Agency is warning oil producing countries to increase output to safeguard the fragile global economic recovery, Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has just declared himself to be that countries OPEC representative.

To Cut Fuel Costs Producers Need To Pump More, Oil Agency Says

Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

PARIS (Muriel Boselli) - The West's energy watchdog urged oil producers to boost supply to cut fuel costs, to protect economic recovery, and appeared ...

Small Business Confidence Hits 3-Year High

The Huffington Post | Nate Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Small business confidence edged up in February to its highest level since the beginning of the Recession, according to a report released on Tuesday by...

High Oil Prices Here To Stay, Says IEA Economist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Reuters) - High oil prices are a threat to the global economic recovery and present a challenge the world will have to face over the long term...

The Oil Market's Overreaction to Events in Libya

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Commentators today are repeatedly referring to the level of oil reserves held by the Libyan oil fields, projecting concerns that these reserves are in danger of being cut off from the world market. That concern is spurious to say the least.