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The unequal burdens Americans bear for Obama's Clean Power Plan

The unequal burdens Americans bear for Obama's Clean Power Plan

Obama has fulfilled a campaign promise to make energy prices "skyrocket."

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Open letter to Pope Francis on climate change

Open letter to Pope Francis on climate change

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Denton: Texas city bans hydraulic fracturing

Denton: Texas city bans hydraulic fracturing

Not in my backyard concerns impacted the vote in a suburban community north of Dallas.

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Lower gas prices expected to rev US economy

Lower gas prices expected to rev US economy

AAA believes US should see a bright holiday season -- but doesn't see it lasting long.

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Texas border region faces energy shortage as it grows

Texas border region faces energy shortage as it grows

Energy grid operators say they expect to see more outages in the next few years.

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$50 billion nuclear fusion reactor under construction

$50 billion nuclear fusion reactor under construction

International nuclear fusion reactor under construction in France won't begin operation until 2027, but Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works claims they will place a fusion reactor on the back of a truck in ten years.

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Paraguay again breaks a world record for renewable energy

Paraguay again breaks a world record for renewable energy

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Harnessing the wind or just blowing hot air?

Harnessing the wind or just blowing hot air?

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Bankrupt justice in the case of Peabody Energy and Patriot Coal

Bankrupt justice in the case of Peabody Energy and Patriot Coal

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Promising natural gas find in Paraguay

Promising natural gas find in Paraguay

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Obama's flip-flop on Keystone pipeline

Obama's flip-flop on Keystone pipeline

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The upshot of Correa's victory in Ecuador

The upshot of Correa's victory in Ecuador

Newly re-elected Rafael Correa of Ecuador appears to want to take on the mantle of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. At take are Ecuador's shaking freedoms and the exploitation of natural gas reserves.

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Petropoly: book review

Petropoly: book review

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DoD to use electric vehicles to power up the grid

DoD to use electric vehicles to power up the grid

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Mexico greets New Year with higher gasoline prices

Mexico greets New Year with higher gasoline prices

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Paraguayan president seals business deals in Miami

Paraguayan president seals business deals in Miami

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Emboldened Paraguay takes on South American giants

Emboldened Paraguay takes on South American giants

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Peru: Machiguenga community harrowed by renewed 'Shining Path' violence

Peru: Machiguenga community harrowed by renewed 'Shining Path' violence

The peaceful Machiguenga people, indigenous to Peru, are cannon fodder for the Maoist 'Shining Path' narcoterrorists operating in Peru's jungles.

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Iran is bunkering its oil on ships at sea

Iran is bunkering its oil on ships at sea

With an oil glut on its hands, Iran is faced with storing oil on its ships which wander the world seeking to sell cut-rate crude.

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Guatemala: Hydro-electric project energizes civil unrest

Guatemala: Hydro-electric project energizes civil unrest

Foreign interests are involved in a hydro-electric project in the highlands of Guatemala. Indigenous people of the region have risen up against it, pitting them against a government with a history of violence.

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Latin American schools receive solar panels and Internet access

Latin American schools receive solar panels and Internet access

A cooperative venture involving Spain, Portugal and their former colonies plans on providing solar panels and computers to 80,000 schools in Latin America.

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Ethiopia: native people suffer consequences of hydroelectric project

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Philippines: Coal-fired power plants make a toxic environment for kids

Philippines: Coal-fired power plants make a toxic environment for kids

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Goldman Sachs: We're not raising the price of gas

Goldman Sachs: We're not raising the price of gas

Goldman Sachs's commissioned report detailed how large speculation in the oil futures market can affect the price of oil.

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Obama's Energy Secretary hopes for higher energy prices in Europe

Obama's Energy Secretary hopes for higher energy prices in Europe

Energy Secretary Chu: The overall goal is to decrease our dependency on oil; to build and strengthen our economy and decrease our dependency on oil.

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Fossil fuels contribute substantially to organic carbon in Alaskan glaciers

Fossil fuels contribute substantially to organic carbon in Alaskan glaciers

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Microbes turn leaves into nutrients: a breakthrough for biofuel

Microbes turn leaves into nutrients: a breakthrough for biofuel

Known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, leafcutter ants also cultivate underground gardens of fungi and bacteria. New PNNL research about the roles bacteria play in those gardens could eventually help scientists turn plants into biofuel.

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Obama's energy policy sends America into the dark ages

Obama's energy policy sends America into the dark ages

Americans send nearly $500 billion overseas every year to foreign countries to buy the oil we need when we are quite capable of producing our own oil.

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EPA is wrong on global warming

EPA is wrong on global warming

CO2 is a natural component of Earth's atmosphere and a key ingredient in photosynthesis. Without carbon dioxide all life on Earth would cease to exist.

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Public is not given right incentives to use ethanol fuel

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Faith-based solutions for energy efficiency

Faith-based solutions for energy efficiency

A Catholic parish in Illinois incorporated native plants to enliven an important watershed, and also used innovative water saving and energy saving technologies.

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Arizona solar energy plant gets green light from US-Mexico bank

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Shaking light out of the darkness

Shaking light out of the darkness

A team of physicists including a researcher from the University of Michigan observed what's called the dynamical Casimir effect for the first time earlier this year. They essentially squeezed light particles from the vacuum of space.

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Supermodel and UN advocate Gisele BŁndchen backs access to energy in Kenya

Supermodel and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Gisele BŁndchen has visited Kenya to experience firsthand the reality of energy poverty and to see how lives are being transformed in the East African country by making sustainable energy accessible to those not connected to the national grid.

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Average U.S. fuel economy drops

Average U.S. fuel economy drops

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A war of words between Washington and Tehran

A war of words between Washington and Tehran

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Philippines: priest's murder involved in hydroelectric project

Philippines: priest's murder involved in hydroelectric project

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Breakthrough paint-on solar cells developed at Notre Dame University

Breakthrough paint-on solar cells developed at Notre Dame University

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Shock the monkey! Japan uses primates as radiation detectors

Shock the monkey! Japan uses primates as radiation detectors

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Save on your electric bill and stay green

Save on your electric bill and stay green

Unplug, turn it off, clean it out. Put on your Stormy Kromer.

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Michigan scientist turns poo into energy

Michigan scientist turns poo into energy

Michigan scientist Wei Liao is developing a portable wastewater treatment system that generates electricity and produces drinking water.

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The environmental costs of Latin American electrification projects

The environmental costs of Latin American electrification projects

Highways and hydro-electric projects are exacting a great cost on the environment in Latin America where unique species of animals, plants and fish are endangered.

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Islamist terror strikes Nigerian border with Niger

Islamist terror strikes Nigerian border with Niger

The Boko Haram, which is linked to Al Qaeda, killed at least four persons in the city of Geidam in Yobe State, Nigeria.

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Polling shows public distrust in debate over natural gas drilling

Polling shows public distrust in debate over natural gas drilling

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NASA Mars mission takes along a nuclear device

NASA Mars mission takes along a nuclear device

Reliable nuclear device to heat, power Mars Science Lab.

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Democrats zapping America's energy

Democrats zapping America's energy

We send nearly $500 billion overseas every year to foreign countries to buy the oil we need when we are quite capable of producing our own oil.

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Cardinal Pell of Australia expresses unorthodox views about climate change

Cardinal Pell of Australia expresses unorthodox views about climate change

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Peru: Setback for indigenous people in energy plans

Peru: Setback for indigenous people in energy plans

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Univ. of Michigan team finishes third consecutive solar challenge

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Australia: Barefoot Power wins 'clean-tech' prize

Barefoot Power manufactures solar-power cellphone rechargers.

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