06 Feb '12, 3pm

Energy News Recap: Dems Want Keystone XL Oil Export Ban; How Are Fossil Fuels Like Slavery?

Energy News Recap: Dems Want Keystone XL Oil Export Ban; How Are Fossil Fuels Like Slavery?

"The Old Plantation", Unidentified Artist (c. 1790-1800) /Public Domain Plus, the natural gas glut means many new wells will be uneconomical; over 4 gigawatts of US coal power plants are set to close or are being hung-up in court; and, nations should all pledge to double renewable energy at the Rio+20 conference in June. Here are the details: EU Climate Head Urges Doubling of Renewable Energy at Rio+20 With a bit over five months to go until the Rio+20 environmental summit in Brazil, statements of what needs to happen there are increasingly coming in, and from all quarters. One of the latest: EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard is urging all nations to pledge to double to amount of the renewable energy they use by 2030, as well as doubling energy efficiency efforts. Read more . Are We Abusing Fossil Fuels, As We Abuse Slaves? In what is no doubt a deliberately provoca...

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New poll shows Keystone XL, like energy generally, a winnable fight for Dems, by @drgrist

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grist.org 07 Feb '12, 5pm

As I have argued previously, energy is a potential wedge issue for Democrats . The mindlessly pro-fossil, anti-renewables ...

It's Time to Pay Up: Unearthing the True Cost of Fossil Fuels

It's Time to Pay Up: Unearthing the True Cost o...

treehugger.com 07 Feb '12, 12pm

Americans are paying through the nose on their tax returns and health bills to help Big Oil and the political elite mainta...

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Dangerous Republican Keystone XL Pipeline Bill ...

nrdc.org 07 Feb '12, 8pm

WASHINGTON (February 7, 2012) – The following is a statement from Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Def...

The End of Elastic Oil: Filed under: Energy News

The End of Elastic Oil: Filed under: Energy News

altenergystocks.com 07 Feb '12, 1pm

On the demand side, the elasticity of our demand for oil reflects the options we have to using oil for our daily needs. At...

Viral Video Calls for Mass Exodus from Fossil Fuels

Viral Video Calls for Mass Exodus from Fossil F...

treehugger.com 08 Feb '12, 2pm

Featuring the hapless crumbling cooling towers of the "Big Six" UK energy utilities, the campaign evokes the idea of aband...

House Committee Approves Disastrous Keystone XL...

biologicaldiversity.org 08 Feb '12, 12am

For Immediate Release, February 7, 2012 Contact: Noah Greenwald, (503) 484-7495 House Committee Approves Disastrous Keysto...

Five ways to argue with a Keystone XL pipeline supporter

Five ways to argue with a Keystone XL pipeline ...

grist.org 13 Feb '12, 1pm

We’re supposed to be happy about tapping new tar-sands oil reserves from our friends in Canada because that means we’re bu...

Everything you need to know about Keystone XL: A great primer from @lisahymas. #noKXL

Everything you need to know about Keystone XL: ...

grist.org 13 Feb '12, 1pm

As tar-sands oil is much dirtier and worse for the climate than regular old oil, this plan has climate hawks and many othe...

Tell Obama: No Sweetheart Deal For Big Oil & Ke...

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It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the State Department’s decision to reject TransCanada’s request for ...

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Energy News Recap: Scientists Warn Against Arct...

treehugger.com 13 Feb '12, 1pm

The US government's own energy analysts and many experts see a limit to this new gusher. The technological advances that h...

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to Life

Four Ways the Keystone XL Could Still Lurch to ...

treehugger.com 30 Jan '12, 10pm

Image: Night of the Living Dead via Wikimedia Commons /Public Domain The Keystone XL has become a lumbering zombie. A smal...