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W. S. Jevons classic book The Coal Question (1865) explained how coal (and by implication, gas and oil) were uniquely...
January 15, 2013
On November 12, 2014, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its World Energy Outlook 2014 with forecasts of world energy...
November 21, 2014
A recent study by NERA Economic Consulting, commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), examines the next big threat from...
November 19, 2014
“It’s going to put about 1,000 people to work building a state-of-the-art facility. And when it’s complete, it will turn...
November 13, 2014
In recent years, a handful of vocal conservatives have been arguing that a carbon “tax swap deal”—where new revenues from...
November 12, 2014
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is tasked to evaluate and improve the reliability of North America’s electric grid....
November 10, 2014
Using historical price and production data for the years 2008 to 2013, a new study has found that hydraulic fracturing...
November 6, 2014
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