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Money Pouring Into Fossil Fuels Risks Climate Disaster, UN Report Warns

April 4, 2022 By Natasha White and Eric Roston Bloomberg The world’s leading climate finance experts and economists warned that too much money continues to pour into fossil fuels and too little is channeled to clean energy, putting the planet on track to blow past its limit to avoid catastrophic global warming.  In its latest […]

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Do We Double-Down On Fossil Fuels Or Hasten The Move To Green Energy?

April 4, 2022 By Ken Silverstein Forbes During economic distress or high inflation, there’s always pressure to develop new energy sources — typically coal, natural gas, or oil. But this weight is countered by the need to curb greenhouse gases and limit temperature increases. But the two forces are not necessarily contradictory. It starts with […]

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Swallowing a toad’: Progressives warm to Manchin’s fossil fuel demands to clinch climate package

April 4, 2022 By Josh Siegel Politico House progressives say they may be prepared to accept policies that boost fossil fuels in the short term in order to win Sen. Joe Manchin‘s support for a party-line climate change and social spending bill to help salvage their agenda ahead of the midterm elections. Manchin killed President […]

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‘The Future is Bleak, and the Future is Bright.’ What It’s Like to Be a Clean Energy CEO as Gas Prices Skyrocket

April 3, 2022 By Joann S. Lublin Time As gas prices continue to climb, many climate activists hope the high cost of fossil fuels leads to increased demand for clean energy sources. But Jason Few, chief executive of FuelCell Energy, doesn’t anticipate a rapid shift anytime soon. Few runs one of America’s largest fuel-cell manufacturers, […]

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These companies say their carbon pipelines would curb climate change. Farmers object

April 1, 2022 By Clay Masters NPR Three companies want to build carbon capture pipelines through a large swatch of the Midwest they say will help curb climate change. Carbon capturing involves removing the carbon dioxide emissions from an industrial process and then piping to be stored elsewhere. The construction of pipelines in the Midwest […]

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Human Flourishing Or “Living Naturally”: Alex Epstein’s Case For Using More Oil, Coal And Natural Gas

March 31, 2022 By Tilak Doshi Forbes Following his first book — a New York Times and a Wall Street Journal bestseller published in 2014 – that made a compelling moral case for fossil fuels, Alex Epstein’s new book on the same theme hits bookstores next month. It might be said that in sports, as […]

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Permian Basin gas shippers look northbound as East Texas basis market falters

March 30, 2022 By J Robinson S&P Global Widening basis discounts in the East Texas gas market are making the US Midcontinent an increasingly attractive destination for Permian Basin gas recently as shippers there begin seeking out a destination for growing West Texas supply. In March, cash basis at Houston Ship Channel has averaged about […]

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Will War Make Europe’s Switch to Clean Energy Even Harder?

March 28, 2022 By Patricia Cohen & Stanley Reed New York Times At the Siemens Gamesa factory in Aalborg, Denmark, where the next generation of offshore wind turbines is being built, workers are on their hands and knees inside a shallow, canoe-shaped pod that stretches the length of a football field. It is a mold […]

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SEC Floats Mandatory Disclosure of Climate-Change Risks, Emissions

March 21, 2022 By Paul Kiernan Wall Street Journal U.S. regulators proposed stringent requirements for publicly traded companies to report information on greenhouse-gas emissions and risks related to climate change, in one of the Biden administration’s potentially most significant environmental actions to date. The Securities and Exchange Commission formally offered a 534-page proposal Monday that […]

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Once Again, America’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry Stands Ready to Responsibly Meet Current and Future Demand

March 20, 2022 By Anne Bradbury Real Clean Energy Oil and natural gas are global commodities – their price is a result of supply and demand. Geopolitical disruptions like Russia’s brazen invasion of Ukraine cause unpredictability and extreme volatility in global energy markets. International conflict and inflation at home are serious issues, and our industry […]

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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives