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This 84-Year Old Tycoon Won Twitter Today

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

T. Boone Pickens may be the coolest billionaire on Twitter. The 84-year-old Texas oil tycoon responded to a tweet from rapper Drake last night with...

Japan's People Come Together to Ration Energy While We Continue to Pump Tankerful of Profits Into Big Oil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Raymond J. Learsy

Given the market distortions at hand, it is time to set limits on the use of gasoline throughout the nation by mandating consumption ceilings that would apply to gasoline only, while alternative fuels would be unencumbered

The Oil Patch Vaudeville Act

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

The current oil price of $52 per barrel reflects an increase of 400% from one decade ago. What else in your day to day experience has gone up that steeply in the past 10 years? Think about it.

Green Idealism, or Which Way the Wind Is Really Blowing

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

None other than Time magazine is talking about the importance of green collar jobs to a rebuild of the economy, discussing some of the ideas author Van Jones outlines in his new book The Green-Collar Economy.

Wall-E, Eve and Barack

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Takahashi

So what's the simple solution? Certain magnificent obsessions can best become reality if the U.S. Senate convenes in 2009 with 60 senators, meaning no filibuster.

$500 Oil? Why Not $1,000? Does It Matter?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Winston

So supply is a problem, but it's not actually the biggest one. The real story is demand. The growth of India and China is impossible to grasp and will drive prices of everything up and up.

Picky About the Pickens Plan

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

"Son, I used to be IN the Oil Lobby! We don't have to worry about them. We the people are more powerful than any lobby any day of the week."

Culture Zohn: T. Boone and Me: Red Oil Man and Blue Boomer Girl Have Something in Common

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patricia Zohn

2008-08-01-pzohn.jpgBoone and I have something in common besides the fact that we are both interested in a Green solution this time, not Red or Blue: we have both reinvented ourselves a whole bunch.