• ‘Rigor Mortis’ Reveals Rampant Sloppiness In Science

    • Date: 05/04/17
    • Erika Check Hayden, Spectrum News

    Biomedical science faces an existential threat — not the threat of budget cuts or anti-science political views, but one from within the discipline itself. So argues Richard Harris in his new book, “Rigor Mortis.” The book is an alarming and highly readable summation of what has been called the ‘reproducibility crisis’ in science — the growing realization […]

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  • Anti-Nuclear Green MP Promotes Brown Coal

    • Date: 04/04/17
    • Rheinische Post

    Germany should provide Belgium with power from coal plants in exchange for Brussels’ commitment to shut down the old nuclear plants Doel and Tihange near the German border, Green state MP Hans Christian Markert, from the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), proposed, according to Rheinische Post.   “Lignite will be mined in the Rhine district until at […]

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  • The End Of OPEC Is Near

    • Date: 03/04/17
    • Nasdaq News

    OPEC, which has far exceeded the average life of cartels, is on the brink of failure. Though cracks have been developing in the cartel since the start of the current oil crisis, the group has managed to stay together so far. Nevertheless, the success of the current OPEC deal for production cuts will decide its […]

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  • U.S. Shale Ignores OPEC’s Warning As Oil Rig Count Soars

    • Date: 01/04/17
    • Julianne Geiger, Oil Price

    The United States oil and gas rig count jumped by 15 this week, to its highest level since September 25, 2015, according to Baker Hughes’ latest report on domestic drilling activity. The number of oil and gas rigs currently active in the United States now sits at 824, which is an increase of 374 year over […]

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  • The Paris Climate Deal Is Already Failing

    • Date: 29/03/17
    • The American Interest

    No one outside of the environmental movement expected the Paris climate treaty to be a game changer, but already we’re seeing signs of an unwillingness to follow through on the deal—in “green” Europe of all places! Only three European countries—France, Germany, and Sweden—are following through on their commitments they made in Paris 15 months ago […]

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  • Trump’s Executive Order On Energy: This Time, He Listened To The Lawyers

    • Date: 29/03/17
    • Daniel Fisher, Forbes

    President Donald Trump’s executive order dismantling large chunks of Barrack Obama’s environmental legacy is a cleverly written document that avoids the pitfalls of Trump’s controversial orders on immigration. President Donald Trump announces his executive order on energy at the EPA. (Photo by Ron Sach-Pool/Getty Images) Unlike those orders, which have been suspended by federal courts, […]

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  • GWPF Calls On Government To Come Clean On Cost Of Renewable Energy

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) is calling on the Government to release the uncensored report on the total system costs of renewable energy which was published last Friday in a version that deleted all quantitive cost estimates. After an unexplained delay of a year since completion the UK’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial […]

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  • OPEC: The Cartel That Failed

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Irwin M Stelzer, The Weekly Standard

    OPEC is caught between shale and a hard place. Saudis, Russia, shale. That is all ye need to know in order to understand the oil market. The Saudis lead the OPEC oil cartel, Russia is their largest potential fellow traveler, and the Permian Basin in the Southwest is the oil-rich shale that stands between the […]

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