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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
Avid golfers know that when you hit a really awful tee shot, you get to take a Mulligan—a do-over. In...
July 22, 2014
The Australian government has voted to repeal its carbon tax, becoming the first major power to do so. For those...
July 17, 2014
This is Peter W. Davidson, the Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office at the Department of Energy.   Earlier...
July 16, 2014
Although the Germans can now call themselves World Cup champions, they may be headed for a losing energy proposition. Last...
July 14, 2014
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Bank of America, the United States is now the world’s largest...
July 10, 2014
Even though Massachusetts has a law mandating renewable energy production[1], offshore wind generation has had a problem getting off the...
July 9, 2014
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