• Stranded Assets, My Foot: The Next Oil Bonanza Could Be Deep Under Water

    • Date: 01/06/18
    • Investor's Business Daily

    The biggest oil stocks may be about to hit the next oil bonanza after initially missing the shale boom. Consider this: Crude prices can fall to $35 a barrel, less than half current levels, and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) could still profit off a deepwater oil project in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell gave the final green light […]

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  • Wrangling Over German Coal Exit Talks Reveals Difficult Task Ahead

    • Date: 31/05/18
    • Clean Energy Wire

    Germany struggles to get its highly anticipated coal exit task force on track. The government on Wednesday postponed at the last minute the official launch of the phase-out commission for the third time. The quarrels over the commission’s leadership and remit bear witness to the enormous task ahead, and also foreshadow difficult negotiations. However, the government insists […]

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  • Emails Show Climate Skeptics Tout ‘Winning’ Under Trump

    • Date: 30/05/18
    • The Hill

    A conservative think tank that seeks to battle global warming “alarmism” celebrated during President Trump‘s first year in office, according to correspondence obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request. Joe Bast, the co-founder of the Illinois-based Heartland Institute, wrote to allies in January that 2017 had been “a great year for climate realists” due to policies pursued by the […]

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  • Record Wheat Harvest In Punjab As Yield Nearly Doubles Since 1980

    • Date: 29/05/18
    • India Express

    Punjab’s average wheat yield in 1980-81 was 27.3 quintals per hectare, which rose to 37.15 quintals in 1990-91 and 45.63 quintals in 2000-01. Its crossing 51 quintals now is proof that the Green Revolution’s gains still plateau off, contrary to popular perception. 26.3 quintals an acre or 6.5 tonnes per hectare. That’s what Bahadur Singh […]

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  • Cities Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change Forced To Answer About The Benefits Of Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 28/05/18
    • The Daily Caller

    California cities suing over climate change must examine the benefits fossil fuels have had on civilization, per an assignment from a federal judge. San Francisco and Oakland have initiated a lawsuit against five major oil companies in an attempt to hold them financially responsible for climate change. The case is being heard in the United States District Court […]

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  • China Will Need American Shale

    • Date: 27/05/18
    • Anthony Fensom, The National Interest

    For the Trump administration, the prospect of erasing a large amount of the U.S. trade deficit with China while also supporting a thriving domestic industry could prove a tempting deal. China’s shale gas production is picking up speed as it seeks to capitalise on the world’s highest estimated shale reserves. However, the communist-ruled nation is […]

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  • 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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