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Standing Rock Stands Tall

The standoff at Standing Rock was looking like turning to Wounded Knee 3) over the weekend, as a small army of veterans converged on the site to try to defend the "water protectors" protesting against the planned North Dakota Access pipeline. Show More Summary

OPEC deal gives Suez Canal hope for revenue: Fuel for Thought

Despite higher crude prices being a negative on the surface for net importer Egypt, the Arab world’s most populous country hopes OPEC’s move to cut production will actually breathe life into the moribund traffic in its Suez Canal and provide badly needed foreign currency. Show More Summary

Australian Government to Subsidise Building World's Largest Coal Mine

I think it is fair to say that Malcolm Turnbull has been a total disappointment in his time as Prime Minister - Turnbull government eyes $1 billion Adani loan backed by new infrastructure fund. Environmental groups were outraged by reports the government was moving closer to granting the $1 billion loan. Show More Summary

DNV GL on Risks of Renewables: “We Need New Tests and Standards to Prevent Major Failures”

The transition to renewable energy is accompanied by the widespread use of power electronics, such as inverters, which require a whole new way of testing smart equipment, says Theo Bosma, Program Director Power Systems & Electrification at DNV GL, one of the largest technical consultancies in the world.

Trump Truth And Climate Change

This brilliant diatribe on truth, political truth, and Trump talk has an important take on climate change at about 4:35 From Comedy Central Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

The Daily Show Talks Pipeline Politics

Trevor Noah has been spot on the mark lately. Here he takes on the hypocrisies around the Dakota Access pipeline protests. From Comedy Central Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Beyond Polar Bears – The Real Science Of Climate Change

One of the leading U.S. climate scientists explains what the climate’s impacts on polar bears really means. From Global Weirding with Katherine Hayhoe via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!dShow More Summary

Tighter Marine Fuel Sulfur Limits Will Spark Changes by Both Refiners and Vessel Operators

The sulfur content of transportation fuels has been declining for many years as a result of increasingly stringent regulations. In the United States, federal and state regulations limit the amount of sulfur present in motor gasoline, diesel fuel, and heating oil. Show More Summary

A Clean Energy Consensus: Tough But Worth It

Matt Wald The following is a guest post from Matt Wald, senior director of policy analysis and strategic planning at NEI. Follow Matt on Twitter at @MattLWald.Building consensus is hard work, especially in energy policy. But when local...Show More Summary

Castro exits

Fidel Castro must have died a reasonably happy man, having managed to defy an endless succession of US governments determined to kill him. I've never been to Cuba so I never formed a strong opinion of him or his government, but theyShow More Summary

German Leaders at Odds with Industry over Electric Cars

Der Spiegel has an article on the slow progress German carmakers are making towards switching to electric vehicles - German Leaders at Odds with Industry over Electric Cars. With the trend in electric cars picking up, and not just in...Show More Summary

Why Do Hackers Love to Attack Canada’s Energy Departments?

New statistics reveal the Canadian government's natural resources, energy, and environment agencies were hacked hard in 2016

Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen

The Guardian has an article on Copenhagen's switch from cars to cycling - Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen. Bicycle sensors in Copenhagen clocked a new record this month: there are now more bikes than cars in the heart of the city. Show More Summary

You Ought to Have a Look: Climate Fretting and Why Its Unjustified

Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger You Ought to Have a Look is a regular feature from the Center for the Study of Science. While this section will feature all of the areas of interest that we are emphasizing, the prominence of the climate issue is driving a tremendous amount of web traffic. Show More Summary

Aussie Farmers Worrying About Climate Change

Farmer survey reveals concern, shifting attitudes on climate change Anna Vidot, November 28, 2016 (Rural) “…Of 1,300 primary producers, from a wide range of [Australian industries and states who responded to a Farmers for Climate Action...Show More Summary

The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 1

We Already Have A Solution To Climate Change, And It Doesn't Rely On The Government Paul Mainwood, December 1, 2016 (Quora via Forbes) “…[Asolution to climate change that doesn’t rely on government] comes in three parts…Solar PV generation...Show More Summary

The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 2

We Already Have A Solution To Climate Change, And It Doesn't Rely On The Government Paul Mainwood, December 1, 2016 (Quora via Forbes) “…The learning curve cutting solar costs] has been named Swanson’s Law and] with every doubling of...Show More Summary

New Energy And Historic Buildings In Europe

Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation November 29, 2016 (PhysOrg) "…[Researchers just received the Innovator of the Year award in Sweden for] a method to assess the aesthetic impact of solar panels on buildings and to set objective criteria for where they should be placed. Show More Summary

Why You Should Care about Low Carbon Fuels and Vehicle Initiatives

When I talk about "low carbon fuels and vehicles" (LCFV) initiatives what am I really talking about and why should it matter to you? If you’re a first-gen biofuels, advanced biofuels or advanced alternative fuels producer, why should...Show More Summary

Victory: Ukraine Doesn’t Need Russian Gas Anymore, Putting Transit at Risk

Ukraine has completely “eliminated” its dependence on Russian gas, Ukrainian national gas company Naftogaz has declared in an open letter. Last year it stopped importing Russian gas for its own consumption altogether. At the same time,...Show More Summary

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