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  • 2014-08-16 10.07.47

    British Frackers Face Mounting Opposition

    It could all be over before it even began. The boom could turn to bust before a well is even drilled. The British fracking industry now faces growing resistance from numerous influential voices.
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    The Saudi Succession and Climate Change

    What does the death of Saudi King Abdullah mean for the climate?
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    Bribery Is a Bargain for Big Oil

    Wonder why Keystone XL is the #1 priority for the new congress? You're not alone. The answer is money. Read our in-depth analysis.
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    State of the Union 2015: Big Oil’s grip loosens

    Aside from providing some entertainment, twitter fodder, and political theater...coming on the eve of the 5th anniversary of the dubious Citizens United Supreme Court decision, last night’s State of the Union speech showed us a few important things when it comes to climate and Washington, DC.
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    Just Say No to KXL, Mr President

    As Americans listen to their President tonight give his sixth annual State of the Union address, many people will be eagerly awaiting to see if he says anything about what has become one of the biggest political headaches of his Administration: the controversial Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline which will transport dirty tar sands from Canada to the US.
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    Soaring temperatures and plummeting oil

    2014: Oil lows and temperature highs. Scientists confirmed a couple of days ago that 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded, adding itself as one of the 14 hottest years on record, 13 of which have happened in the 21st century. If the coffin of climate change denial has space for any more nails, perhaps...
    Continue reading 'Soaring temperatures and plummeting oil'.
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    BP’s “Final Reckoning” Over Spill

    It is hard to believe but it is nearly five years since BP’s reckless behaviour caused arguably America’s worst environmental disaster.
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    Industry agrees: Keystone not just political

    The tar sands industry lists market access as the number one threat to its future in a recent industry survey.
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    OPEC Wants to “Crush US Shale”

    Just how low can the oil price go? What was unthinkable even a few months ago is now becoming distinctly probable, even likely. As analysts dissect the ramifications for the oil industry of $40 dollar barrel, oil traders are now thinking that the price of crude will halve that to a staggering $20 a barrel. Prices have not been that low for twenty years.
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    Don’t Frack Gros Morne National Park

    It is a majestic world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland, which is seen as one of the jewels in Canada’s crown. But it could be under threat from the controversial technique of fracking in the future.
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