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The Epic Brussels Face Plant

Like a moth drawn to the flames of a candle when the clear bright moon beckons, some things can not help themselves.  So it is with the European Commission. 620 more words

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From Appalachia, Another Example of Why This is a Golden Age of Energy Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

If you’re not tracking the explosion of giving by energy companies, you should be—especially if you raise money for STEM, higher ed, or workforce. Just look at this big give by Chevron in Appalachia. 20 more words

Environment

Comparing the US to Germany’s energy transition

Umair Irfan writes an interesting article in E&E Publishing that looks at Germany’s energy transition in comparison to what is happening in the US. Because of different consumption patterns, despite a vast gulf in energy prices, households in both Germany and the United States spend a comparable amount on electricity. 1,248 more words

Renewable Energy

No sign of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels

Henry Foy writes in the Financial Times about the factors that will lead us to continue or dependence on fossil fuels. Does anyone have a comment? 755 more words

Energy Policy

Call for putting low-income households at the heart of Europe’s future policy

While an EU energy efficiency target has been set for 2030, this only means that the work must really start now. While this was written before the Summit that set the target, Simon Read provides an important article in The Independent about the “growing energy divide.” We certainly have a chance to address that. 310 more words

Energy Policy

CAGW Alarmism

   By Bob Shapiro

Eight years ago, I became aware of the issue of catastrophic, man-made, global warming (CAGW). Since what I read was saying that the world as we knew it was going to end, I thought I’d better do some research. 733 more words

Energy Policy

No need for EPA's Clean Power Plan

Austin, October 21, 2014 — According to a government report released today, despite a 2.5 percent increase in U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in 2013, the United States is on track to achieve the Administration’s goal for reducing CO2 emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, … 740 more words

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