Month: April 2022

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The Coming Green-Energy Inflation

By Mark. P Mills Wall Street Journal April 17, 2022 If you think inflation is bad, wait until the rest of the commodity markets really heat up. Although prices for basic materials like copper, aluminum, nickel and steel—used to build everything—have already inflated, they haven’t yet escalated as much as fuels and energy-driven commodities like […]

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California’s Vanished Dream, by the Numbers

April 13, 2022 By Joel Kotkin Real Clear Investigations Even today amid a mounting exodus among those who can afford it, and with its appeal diminished to businesses and newcomers, California, legendary state of American dreams, continues to inspire optimism among progressive boosters. Laura Tyson, the longtime Democratic economist now at the University of California […]

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Rockcliff Energy joins CNC as Senior Advisory Board Member

AUSTIN – The Carbon Neutral Coalition (CNC) announced today that Rockcliff Energy II LLC, (Rockcliff Energy) has joined the CNC as a Senior Advisory Board Member. Rockcliff Energy is a Houston-based company helping to fuel the U.S. and global economies through clean-burning natural gas. Rockcliff Energy is committed to providing reliable and affordable energy, while […]

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The Biden administration gives a green light to a fuel that could be even dirtier than regular gas

April 12, 2022 By Justine Calma The Verge In an attempt to lower gas prices, the Biden administration wants to turn to a fuel that’s potentially even dirtier than regular gasoline, the White House announced today. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to issue an emergency waiver that will allow the year-round sale of […]

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A carbon resurgence? With $100 oil and big gaps in renewables, fossil fuels are as essential as ever

April 8, 2022 By Mitchell Schnurman Dallas Morning News The clean energy transition has been interrupted. With soaring prices and the disruptions caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the world is turning to fossil fuels again. Governments are releasing strategic reserves, lining up new supplies and urging oil and gas producers to pump up production. Call […]

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Investors urge governments not to ditch climate for energy security

April 8, 2022 By Simon Jesopp Reuters Asset owners managing more than $10.4 trillion have urged governments not to let worries about security of fossil fuel supplies impede the transition to greener energy needed to limit catastrophic climate change. With governments scrambling to replace Russian oil and gas supplies after the invasion of Ukraine, United […]

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What we learned from the Big Oil hearing

April 7, 2022 By Nick Sobczyk Energy & Environment News The House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday held the most anticipated of several planned hearings on the energy policy fight precipitated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Democrats, looking to deflect blame for high gasoline prices as the midterms approach, launched an all-out campaign against the […]

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Vicinity Energy Launches Carbon-free Renewable Energy to Rapidly Decarbonize Buildings

April 7, 2022 Business Wire Vicinity Energy, a national decarbonization leader with the most extensive portfolio of district energy systems, launches eSteam™, a new innovation designed to rapidly decarbonize the highest source of emissions in major cities, commercial buildings. The company is the first in the U.S. to electrify its operations, offering renewable thermal energy […]

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NY Democrats have done more than their share of harm to our state’s energy industry

April 7, 2022 By Post Editorial Board New York Post President Joe Biden’s war on fossil fuel left America dangerously unprepared for crises like Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but New York leaders have done more than their part to worsen the problem. Now Gov. Kathy Hochul hopes to deliver still more pain. Start with New York’s ban on fracking, a perfectly […]

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Occidental is Eyeing California’s Clean Fuels Market to Fund Texas Carbon Removal Plant

April 6, 2022 By Nicholas Kusnetz Inside Climate News Occidental Petroleum is seeking to sell credits in California’s transportation carbon market to help finance the construction of what would be the world’s largest industrial carbon dioxide removal plant. The operation would effectively invert what Occidental has done for a century, by taking carbon out of […]

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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives