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Doctors' group welcomes eventual end to coal power in Alberta

Despite burning more coal for energy than all other provinces combined, Alberta is set to ween itself off the black mineral, earning praise from a coalition of physicians. 706 more words

Local News

The pollsters lost but did energy win?

After six weeks of campaigning and uncertainly right up to the final day, we finally have a result. David Cameron remains Prime Minister backed by a small majority Government, the SNP has almost complete control of Scottish representation in Westminster; badly denting Labour’s result; the Lib Dems and minor parties all lost, and lost badly. 459 more words


No more onshore wind farm subsidies in the UK

A drastic energy policy change by the new UK government as GWPF reports:

Local residents will be able to block all future onshore wind farms under new measures to be fast-tracked into law, the new energy secretary has announced.  201 more words


WTF Friday

I’ve been following a new energy bill that was proposed by Rep Pat Garofalo that slyly curbs the progress being made to energy policies in Minnesota. 933 more words

Inner Dialogue

'Government ethics' takes another hit

Government ethics has taken another punch in the chops on Capitol Hill.

Imagine that.

It turns out several members of Congress went on a junket in 2013 paid for by the government of Azerbaijan.  304 more words

National News

Energy challenges for new government

With the dust settling on a surprisingly convincing Conservative election victory, the UK’s energy policy will now be delivered by a party with a significant climate sceptic wing and the absence of a green-hued Coalition partner, the Liberal-Democrats. 425 more words

Business Energy

Cameron Appoints Amber Rudd as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Who is Amber Rudd? I hear you ask. Wikipedia tells us about her (lack of) expertise in energy policy and climate science:

After graduating from… 265 more words