• Revealed: Green Groups Secretly Invest In Fossil Fuels, Leaked Documents Show

    • Date: 25/05/18
    • InsideSources

    Environmental groups, including the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the American Museum of Natural History, and several left-leaning funds have investments in private equity firms specializing in oil and gas even as their public messaging hyped concerns about the role of fossil fuel use in climate change. Over the last several years, divestment has become a […]

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  • Gas Supply Crunch Thwarts EU’s Plan To Kill Off Coal Power

    • Date: 24/05/18
    • Bloomberg

    LONDON (Bloomberg) — Europe wants its industry to burn more natural gas instead of coal to reduce global warming. The problem is, there isn’t enough gas at the right price. Depleted gas stores after the coldest winter since 2012, coupled with pipeline constraints on flows from Russia and Norway, have driven prices to their highest […]

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  • 94% Of Shell Shareholders Reject CO2 Emissions Target Proposal

    • Date: 24/05/18
    • Reuters

    Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions. The vote is a setback for climate activists who are increasing pressure on global oil companies, including U.S. firms Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and Chevron (CVX.N), to […]

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  • US Shale-Based LNG Gushes Into Asia

    • Date: 22/05/18
    • Nikkei Asian Review

    Japan follows South Korea, China and India in signing long-term contracts A ship carrying U.S. LNG arrived at a port in Yokohama, Japan on Monday. (Photo by Ryosuke Hanafusa) TOKYO — Liquefied natural gas originating from the U.S. is flowing into Asia at an accelerating pace, with Japan becoming the most recent country to buy the […]

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  • South Africa To Speed Up Shale Gas Exploration

    • Date: 22/05/18
    • Oil Review Africa

    The government of South Africa is planning to fast-pace the exploration of shale gas in the southern Main Karoo basin, to maximise production and to reshape the country’s energy economy. This was announced by Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources in South Africa, during his budget speech in the parliament on 15 May 2018. In […]

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  • Rooftop Solar Poses Blackout Threat To Western Australia

    • Date: 21/05/18
    • Jo Nova

    Extraordinary powers designed for emergencies such major power plant failures or bushfires are being triggered to protect WA’s main grid from soaring output generated by rooftop solar panels. In Western Australia the uptake of solar panels has rocketed as electricity prices leaped — there’s a slow motion solar train-wreck underway. Solar PV panels are now […]

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  • Green Europe May Be On The Verge Of Blackouts

    • Date: 16/05/18
    • Bloomberg

    Europe is facing power generation capacity shortages and may even risk blackouts without additional use of natural gas, one of the continent’s biggest producers of the fuel said. “A severe shortage” in generation capacity is expected in the U.K., Germany, and Belgium, Tor Martin Anfinnsen, senior vice president for marketing and trading at Statoil ASA, […]

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  • Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment?

    • Date: 15/05/18
    • Jonathan Lesser, Politico

    Crunch the numbers, and it looks like all those subsidies might be counterproductive. If you believe the headlines, traditional automobiles are speeding toward a dead end. All those V8s, V6s and turbocharged vehicles we’ve grown to love will soon be replaced by squadrons of clean, whisper-quiet, all-electric vehicles. And if you believe the headlines, the […]

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