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Germany is phasing out its nuclear plants in favor of wind and solar energy backed-up by coal power. The government’s

January 23, 2013

W. S. Jevons classic book The Coal Question (1865) explained how coal (and by implication, gas and oil) were uniquely

January 15, 2013

As part of its response to the so-called “fiscal cliff” Congress passed a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit

January 4, 2013

The International Energy Agency (IEA) annually estimates global fossil-fuel consumption subsidies that measure what developing countries spend to provide below

January 3, 2013

Critics of electrified America have mixed emotions this time of the year. It may be the season of good cheer

December 24, 2012

Last week, the American Wind Energy Alliance (AWEA) released an outline of a plan to extend the wind production tax

December 19, 2012
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