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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
The sharp fall in crude oil and gasoline prices since the summer has understandably grabbed the attention of analysts and...
December 17, 2014
As the price of oil continues to fall, it is worth pointing out the tremendous influence that U.S. production—and hence,...
December 16, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined world leaders on December 11 for a United Nations climate change conference in...
December 12, 2014
U.S. oil and natural gas proved reserves[1] have each grown by almost 10 percent from the end of 2012 to...
December 11, 2014
Something is seriously wrong with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Every year, EPA requires a set amount of biofuels to...
December 10, 2014
On December 11 the Subcommittee on Energy and Power will hold a hearing on the Energy Policy and Conservation Act...
December 10, 2014
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