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Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

Published: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 12:30pm
Category: 
Energy

Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest.

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U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good

Published: 
Sun, 04/27/2014 - 6:17pm
Category: 
Energy

As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts.

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Leaked climate change report: Scientific body warns of 'devastating rise of 4-5C if we carry on as we are'

Published: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:22am
Category: 
Energy

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade were the "highest in human history", according to the world's leading scientific body for the assessment of climate change. 

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Jim Hansen Presses the Climate Case for Nuclear Energy

Published: 
Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:49pm
Category: 
Energy

I encourage you to watch this short video interview with climate scientist and campaigner James E. Hansen, posted by the folks who brought you “Pandora’s Promise,” the flawed but valuable film arguing for a substantial role for nuclear energy in sustaining human progress without disrupting the climate.

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Unavoidable Answer for the Problem of Climate Change

Published: 
Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:02am
Category: 
Energy

Japan’s announcement last week that it would not meet its promise to sharply reduce its carbon emissions met a chorus of disapproval from around the world.