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29 Nov 2014 (AFR) - Battered shares recover as fossil fuel joins price fall - Energy stocks lead ASX’s big drop

(29 Nov 2014, AFR, p40, Stephen Cauchi) – Equities

‘Australian shares withstood an alarming oil price drop and a continued weakness in iron ore miners to edge a little higher for the week, a comeback from the previous week’s 2.8 per cent drop. 78 more words

1.Market Observations

The Tyranny of the Renewable Energy Myth

I remember being duped in my childhood by all the rhetoric about saving the planet from things like the hole in the ozone layer and global warming. 1,398 more words

Culture

World’s richest countries invest billions in expanding fossil fuel stocks

Originally posted at tcktcktck.org

Despite repeated commitments to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a new report by Oil Change International  found that G7 countries continue to pump billions of dollars into dirty energy sources each year. 488 more words

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Thermodynamic Whoopee

The success of our students in the MyCopter project inspired me a couple of weeks ago to write about the prospect for flying cars , which are not good essentially because we don’t know how to manipulate gravity. 295 more words

Engineering

Top 10 Countries with the Highest Gas Prices - Europeans Dominate!

Can you believe that most of the developed nations in Europe make up this Top 10!? And their citizens have to pay in excess of USD $8.00 per gallon!  8 more words

Energy

Natural gas won’t help save the planet, says new peer-reviewed report

Originally posted at tcktcktck.org

A global fracking boom will not reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change, according to new peer-reviewed research in the journal Nature. 403 more words

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Renewable energy creates ten times more jobs than fossil fuels

Originally posted at tcktcktck.org

Renewable energy projects are creating ten times more jobs than similar-sized fossil fuel projects, according to a new study from the UK Energy Research Centre. 728 more words

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