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  • La Nina’s Demise Means Predicting Summer Weather Just Got Harder

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Brian Sullivan,Bloomberg
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    With the end of a Pacific La Nina and no clear signal of where ocean temperatures are heading, predicting spring and summer weather that will impact agriculture and energy markets just got a little harder. A weak La Nina, which starts when the equatorial Pacific cools, has ended, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said in a report Thursday. With its […]

  • Australia: Blackouts Tipped To Spread Nationwide, Sparking Political Blame Game

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • New Daily
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    As Australia remains in the grip of a heatwave, the federal government has been warned of potential nationwide blackouts. Experts have warned of a nationwide power blackout if energy policies are not addressed. The oppressive temperatures scorching much of Australia has already led to blackouts in South Australia, with the Coalition blaming the state’s energy shortfall on its reliance on […]

  • South Australia Faces Energy Crisis After Power Cuts Were Ordered In Scorching Temperatures

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Business Insider Australia
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    South Australia’s government is in crisis mode this morning after another set of power cuts hit the state, this time ordered by the national energy market operator because of a generation shortage. The order to cut power came amid blistering evening temperatures in Adelaide, which has been hit by another heatwave this week. SA Power […]

  • Coldest Winter In Decade Causes Energy Shortages Across Southeast Europe

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Bloomberg
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    As freezing weather triggered energy shortages across southeast Europe at the start of the year, Bulgaria’s refusal to export power was typical in a region where everyone had to fend for themselves. Nations from Greece to Hungary hoarded power last month in response to the coldest winter in a decade, exposing the weakness of the region’s power […]

  • Rolling Blackouts In South Australia As Wind Farms Fail Again

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun
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    South Australia’s wind farms fail again, grinding out just 2 per cent power when the wind’s die in a heatwave. Result: blackouts to 40,000 homes as the temperature soars above 40 degrees. And lives put in danger by this green madness. Widespread power blackouts were imposed across Adelaide and parts of South Australia with heatwave […]

  • U.S. Oil Output Heads To 48-Year High As Shale Boom Resumes

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • Bloomberg
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    The U.S. will pump the most crude next year since 1970 as domestic producers benefit from OPEC supply cuts. Domestic output will average 9.53 million barrels a day in 2018, the Energy Information Administration said in its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook released Tuesday. Shale explorers are benefiting from prices that rose above $50 a barrel […]

  • In Blow To Green Campaigners, Trump Approves Dakota Access Pipeline

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • Bloomberg
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    The controversial Dakota Access pipeline is set to gain the final go-ahead for completion after President Donald Trump asked for a speedy approval. The U.S. Army said it will grant Energy Transfer Partners LP the easement it needs to finish the line that will ship almost half a million barrels of crude a day from […]

  • Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor To The U.S. President

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • The Scientist
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    The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that then-President–elect Donald Trump last month agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement.” Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more. A Princeton physicist who has been vocal about his belief that human activity is not […]

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