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The Role of Oil Price Shocks in Causing U.S. Recessions

Federal Reserve Board
http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/ifdp/2014/1114/default.htm

Although oil price shocks have long been viewed as one of the leading candidates for explaining U.S. recessions, surprisingly little is known about the extent to which oil price shocks explain recessions. 225 more words

Energy And Climate

Plastic bananas

In this YouTube-film we are presented the material banana as a substitute for plastic. This way we wouldn’t need oil and the product produced would be recyclable and given back to Earth after usage. 15 more words

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I Was Arrested And Accused Of Being A Spy While Working In Western China

There is a road that runs parallel to the Hotan River in the western end of China. The river and highway cut through the vast desert. 1,634 more words

Sir Ian Wood: 15 years of oil left before independent Scotland spending cuts

Sir Ian Wood: 15 years of oil left before independent Scotland spending cuts The North Sea’s most eminent industry leader comes out against independence and warns rapidly depleting reserves means a separate Scotland could end up importing gas from England. 1,440 more words

Politics

2nd Annual Northeast Oil & Gas Awards Winner’s Yearbook

The 2nd annual Northeast Oil & Gas Awards were held in Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Allegheny Ballroom at the Westin Convention Center. 139 more words

Garlicky Peanut Butter

This morning, instead of going to the gym, I went to The Fumbally. I didn’t sleep very well last night, so when my alarm went off at 5:50, I had no hesitation in hitting the snooze button. 666 more words

Vegan

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Report on Lac Megantic, Quebec Rail Disaster

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/rail/2013/R13D0054/R13D0054.pdf

[Oil and Gas Journal]  A multitude of factors led to July 6 derailment of a runaway train in Lac Megantic, Que., carrying 72 carloads of Bakken crude oil bound for Irving Oil Ltd.’s refinery in Saint John, NB… 124 more words

Energy And Climate