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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
In a recent post at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, climate scientist (and mentor to Al Gore) James Hansen was characteristically...
January 28, 2015
Electric vehicles are being built because governments are mandating that automobile manufacturers build and sell electric vehicles. However, that does...
January 26, 2015
In a recent Washington Post article, conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer called for a $1 per gallon hike in the gas...
January 23, 2015
Last November, President Obama reached a climate agreement with China where he agreed to reduce U.S. carbon dioxide emissions by...
January 22, 2015
U.S. oil imports from OPEC were at one of their highest monthly levels in 2008. Since then, the hydraulic fracturing...
January 20, 2015
The Obama Administration is making energy efficiency a major instrument in its climate/global warming policy. For example, half of the...
January 16, 2015
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