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The week in energy: The threat to oil exports from the Gulf

The crisis that has gone down in history as the Gulf of Tonkin incident was actually two separate … The first: “a total ban on the export of rare earths to the US”. And finally: the word “fracking” …

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Who’s Behind The War On Electric Cars?

Powerful forces, led by the Koch Brothers and the fossil fuel industry, are attacking electric car tax credits and advocating for higher fees on EVs. Push back. Call your elected officials today.

CleanTechnica

Why fracking has divided the UK

… an anti-fracking protest at the main gates of a fracking operation outside Blackpool, northwest England. Image Credit: Mick O’Reilly/Gulf News On the surface, Blackpool is like most other …

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WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York

The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, …

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Extreme weather pattern to divide nation next week: Hot in the Southeast, cold in the West and stormy in the middle – Washington Post

  1. Extreme weather pattern to divide nation next week: Hot in the Southeast, cold in the West and stormy in the middle  Washington Post
  2. Middle of country on high alert for potentially deadly severe weather outbreak  AccuWeather.com
  3. Extreme weather pattern to divide nation next week  Salt Lake Tribune
  4. A severe weather outbreak could affect millions this weekend across the central US  CNN
  5. Strong storms with heavy rain could douse Iowa for days; a wall of storms threaten 18 states  DesMoinesRegister.com
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Nigeria: Bombshell! Price of Palm Oil Higher Than Crude Oil’s – Emefiele

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Wednesday, urged Federal Government to attach premium to palm oil production, saying its price is higher than crude oil’s. …

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How Will Life Change If We Transition Away From Fossil Fuels?

As part of the trashing of the Green New Deal, the political right wing has claimed the deal will essentially ruin life as we know it, ban air travel, and even lead to cannibalism (no joke).Let’s take a look at reality

CleanTechnica

Surge of new Permian Basin oil to feed global supply

NEXT: See scenes from fracking operations. A natural gas flare is visible in … “Pipelines from Midland and Cushing to the Gulf Coast are full right now. It’s a problem for any crude, including WTL,” …

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Oil sheen ‘barely visible’ at site of 14-year-old Gulf leak

A chronic sheen has become “barely visible” since government contractors installed a new underwater system for capturing and collecting crude at a site in the Gulf of Mexico where oil has been …

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