29 Dec '13, 11pm

#peakoil Daniel Yergin: The global impact of US shale: The emergence of shale gas and tight oil in the US demo...

#peakoil Daniel Yergin: The global impact of US shale: The emergence of shale gas and tight oil in the US demo...

The biggest innovation in energy so far this century has been the development of shale gas and the associated resource known as tight oil. Shale energy ranks at the top not only because of its abundance in the US, but also because of its profound global impact—as events in 2014 will continue to demonstrate. America’s shale gas and tight oil are already changing global energy markets and reducing both Europe’s competitiveness vis-à-vis the US and China’s overall manufacturing competitiveness. They are also bringing shifts in global politics. Indeed, how shale energy may change America’s role in the Middle East is becoming a hot topic in Washington DC, and in the Middle East itself. This unconventional revolution in oil and gas did not come quickly. Hydraulic fracturing—known as fracking—has been around since 1947, and initial efforts to adapt it to dense shale began in Texa...

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US EPA page on Health Impact Assessment

US EPA page on Health Impact Assessment

epa.gov 30 Dec '13, 4am

Scoping a Health Impact Assessment for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Source: EPA Region 9[119 ] Suite of sustain...

What's the best domain hack that you can come up with for .US?

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name.com 30 Dec '13, 9pm

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Cleantechnica Explains: How and Why EVs Will Dominate the Market

Cleantechnica Explains: How and Why EVs Will Do...

gas2.org 30 Dec '13, 9pm

Plug-in and electric cars continue to experience rapid sales growth that significantly out-paces the market. At the same t...

Washington Man Drives 100,000 Miles in a Nissan Leaf (w/ video)

Washington Man Drives 100,000 Miles in a Nissan...

gas2.org 29 Dec '13, 8pm

Marsh was recognized by Washington Governor Jay Inslee, state Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, and representatives ...

Could GM Buy Tesla In 2014?

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gas2.org 01 Jan '14, 3pm

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#peakoil China’s auto affair drives oil demand: Every two seconds, somewhere across China a customer takes del...

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peakoil.com 29 Dec '13, 1pm

Every two seconds, somewhere across China a customer takes delivery of a new car — part of a consumer buying blitz that wi...

Report: Development Can Impact Public Health, E...

edcmag.com 31 Dec '13, 3pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a review on how the built environment–the way we build our cities and to...

Eagle Ford Shale: Breathe at Your Own Risk

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desmogblog.com 30 Dec '13, 1pm

Very well done and informative. This post explains environmental protection in the go-go natural resources exploitation er...

Daniel Rowland leads us on adventure in a stage race across the Kalahari.

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irunfar.com 30 Dec '13, 7pm

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news.mongabay.com 29 Dec '13, 11pm

Russia charges imprisoned Greenpeace protestors with hooliganism, instead of piracy (10/24/2013) Russian investigators ann...

How Do American Travel Habits Compare to Other Countries’?

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gas2.org 05 Jan '14, 4pm

We have wide open spaces and highways 8 lanes wide- but do Americans really do more of their travel by car than people in ...

#peakoil US Federal Reserve tapering: gauging i...

peakoil.com 04 Jan '14, 12am

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John Kerry Pushes Back Against Keystone XL Pipeline

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gas2.org 05 Jan '14, 12am

US Secretary of State John Kerry’s aggressive pursuit of a new global climate agreement could derail TransCanada’s plans t...

#peakoil talk of quota bargain at opec: In resp...

peakoil.com 29 Dec '13, 1pm

In response to the aggressive outburst of Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh in Vienna where he stressed that ‘Tehran wou...

China aims at BeiDou Navigation Satellite Syste...

digitimes.com 30 Dec '13, 6am

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