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LNG: Mozambique's Magic Potion?

Bettina Strickler | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Bettina Strickler

Due to its geographic proximity, Mozambique has a competitive advantage in supplying LNG to Asian countries vis-à-vis America and European countries. It comes as no surprise therefore that the U.S. government has started to monitor Mozambique more actively.

Climate Change This Week: Pipeline Lunacy, Solar Supremacy, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.04.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Yo, O, Say It Ain't So: State Department Analysis Says XL pipeline harmless since the Canadian tar sands oil would be mined and drilled anyway, report...

The Key to Big Oil's Sky-high Price Play: Keystone Export XL

Carl Pope | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

It's time for everyone to wake up. Transportation fuel doesn't have to cost $4 a gallon. The oil industry is terrified prices might fall. They want government to bail them out, and guarantee permanent high prices.

Lynne Peeples

Governing Fracking Or Fracking Government? Watchdogs Question Conflicts Of Interest | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

After facing heat from fellow residents of Red Wing, Minn., over his ties with an industry group intent on increasing frac sand mining in the state, t...

Shale Gas and Tight Oil: Boom? Bust? Or Just a Petering Out?

Bill Chameides | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Could be that despite fracking and its current bounty, we're not going to be able to drill our way to energy security after all.

'Green News Report' - February 26, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

The Political Minefield of Hydraulic Fracturing in New York State

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.25.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

While in the long run we need to develop a fossil fuel free economy, in the short run, we are forced to choose between the energy sources now available. Natural gas is not as dirty as coal or oil. We should use it as a transition to a renewable energy economy.

Climate Change This Week: China Eats Amazon, Methane Bomb Set to Explode, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.26.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Amazon rainforest stores vast amounts of carbon, and many scientists acknowledge it is important in stabilizing the global climate.

'Green News Report' - February 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Ed Rendell Intervened for Fracking Giant Range Resources to Stop Texas EPA Water Contamination Case

Steve Horn | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

A recent investigation appears to connect the dots between shadowy lobbying efforts by shale gas fracking company Range Resources, and the Obama EPA's decision to shut down its high-profile lawsuit against Range for allegedly contaminating groundwater in Weatherford, Texas.

Climate Change This Week: Melting Tundra, Red Hot States, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.19.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Stop the XL Pipeline, Mr. President! said over 40,000 people concerned about climate change at the February 17th Washington DC Forward On Climate Rall...

Lynne Peeples

Sustainable Renewables: Inconsistent Policies Stall A Fossil Fuel-Free Future, Experts Say | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.15.2013 | Green

From his solar panel manufacturing facility in Marysville, Wash., Gary Shaver can see and hear passing coal trains. "The tracks are maybe a block a...

Explosion Kills Worker At Natural Gas Well Pad

AP | By VICKI SMITH | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — State regulators say a worker was killed Friday morning in an explosion at an EQT natural gas well pad near Flemington in r...

Natural Gas Drilling =
A Future of Dependence

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Contrary to the folktales the gas companies spin, shale gas development is not about ...

In State of the Union Speech Obama Straddles the Climate-Energy Fence

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Can we lower carbon emissions and also push more and more oil and gas production?

Town Board to Residents: Shut Up About That Darn Fracking Thing, Willya?

OnEarth | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green

By Scott Dodd, OnEarth During my 12-year career as a newspaper reporter, I spent thousands of hours sitting through city council meetings, zoning boa...

State Of The Union: Obama Addresses Climate Change And Green Energy, Short On Details

Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Lynne Peeples

President Barack Obama's State of the Union remarks fell in line with what many energy experts, industry representatives and environmental advocates p...

Governor Hickenlooper Goes to Washington

Auden Schendler | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Auden Schendler

I'm grateful for this resource and the businesses that bring it to my door. But it just seems like common sense that drilling and extraction should occur in the most responsible way, to protect the pristine environment that makes Colorado great and undergirds our economy.

'You're Silencing Us' -- Protecting Free Speech Rights in Sanford, New York

Kate Sinding | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Kate Sinding

Last September, after taking a series of pro-fracking actions over a four-year period, Sanford's Town Board abruptly imposed a gag order silencing its citizens from discussing the red-hot issue of proposed new fracking in New York and the town.

Lynne Peeples

What Environmentalists Are Expecting On Climate Change In State Of The Union | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green

Ronnie Citron-Fink of upstate New York personally felt the effects of Hurricane Irene, her cousins in Long Island lost a home to Superstorm Sandy and ...

Lynne Peeples

Don't Frack Me: New York Towns Defend Local Bans As Cuomo Considers Lifting State Moratorium | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green

Brewery Ommegang of upstate New York fills more than 30,000 barrels with beer every year. The primary component of the popular Belgian, wheat and ambe...

Climate Change This Week: BIG Blizzard, Massive Methane, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.12.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

What Do This Week's Big Blizzard and Hurricane Sandy Have in Common? Climate Change! reports Andrew Freedman at Climate Central. In both cases, incre...

Independence -- From Rational Analysis?

Daniel Davis | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Daniel Davis

It is well beyond time when we must stop deluding ourselves with claims that all is well with our energy security and begin to take serious steps to address the likely looming problems.

The Climate Post: As U.S. Carbon Dioxide Footprint Falls, Report Looks at Ways to Continue Emission Decline

Tim Profeta | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

As Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed the Obama Administration's commitment to combat climate change, new data indicates carbon dioxide emissions in the United States in 2012 dropped to their lowest levels since 1994.

Climate Change This Week: Gargantuan Blue Blobs, Solar Spin Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

And Now, FINALLY, Some Good News: US Cut Carbon in 2012! reports Suzanne Goldenberg at the UK Guardian, to 1994 levels by increasing energy efficien...