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  • U.S. May Export More Oil in 2017 Than Four OPEC Nations Produce

    • Date: 03/02/17
    • Sheela Tobben, Bloomberg
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    U.S. crude exports are poised to surpass production in four OPEC nations in 2017 and may grow even more if President Donald Trump honors pledges to ease drilling restrictions and maximize output. The world’s largest oil-consuming country could sell as much as 800,000 barrels a day of crude overseas this year, according to four analysts […]

  • Npower Blames Green Policies For ‘Shocking’ Rise In Energy Prices

    • Date: 03/02/17
    • BBC News
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    Npower has announced one of the largest price rises implemented by a “Big Six” energy supplier for years. The company will raise standard tariff electricity prices by 15% from 16 March, and gas prices by 4.8% and has blamed increases in wholesale energy costs, and the cost of delivering government policies such as smart meters and the renewables […]

  • EU Caves As International Flights Will be Exempt From Carbon Tax

    • Date: 03/02/17
    • Reuters
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    International flights in and out of the European Union could be exempted from emissions limits for at least another four years to give the United Nations time to implement a global system to curb pollution from planes. The EU proposed extending the exemption, which was set to end at the start of 2017, on Friday […]

  • Germany To Open Yet Another New Coal Power Plant

    • Date: 02/02/17
    • Reuters
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    The German Muenster district court on Thursday granted an emission-control permit to Datteln 4, a hard-coal fired power station under construction by utility Uniper that has been held up by an intense legal battle with environmentalists. Uniper said it aims to begin supplying electricity and district heating from the 1,050 megawatts plant in western Germany […]

  • Climate Billionaire Gives Up: Tom Steyer Is Moving ‘Beyond’ Global Warming Activism

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller
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    The single largest donor of the last two election cycles says he’s moving his activism beyond rallying young people against global warming to lead the “resistance” against President Donald Trump. The move comes after San Francisco hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer personally spent about $163 million in the last two election cycles supporting Democratic candidates […]

  • Scottish Government Opens Public Consultation On Fracking

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • Andrew Argo, The Courier
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    The chief executive of UK Onshore Oil & Gas has called for the heeding of studies by experts which he says “clearly demonstrate the case for lifting the moratorium on unconventional oil and gas development in Scotland”. Ken Cronin was commenting on the Scottish Government launch of a public consultation into the issue. Energy Minister […]

  • Australian Government To Fund Construction Of New Coal Power Plants

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • Simon Benson, The Australian
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    Australia’s Turnbull government is planning to help fund the construction of new clean-coal-fired power stations­ in an extraordinary meas­ure to intervene in the looming energ­y security and pricing crisis. In a move to address the premature closures of state power plants, the federal government will look to either repurpose plants or directly invest in the construction […]

  • Meltdown At The EPA

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • Julie Kelly, National Review
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    The agency’s junk-science promoters are flipping out. In his recently released and timely book, Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA, author Steve Milloy says this about the Environmental Protection Agency: The EPA has over the course of the last 20 years marshaled its vast and virtually unchallenged power into an echo chamber […]

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