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Playing it “Safe” With Big Oil: Deepwater Offshore Drilling Moratorium

Once again, the money and power yielded by Big Oil has trumped any concern for the environment, our nation’s natural resources and precious eco systems, countless numbers of plants and animals, as well as the safety and even lives of our fellow human beings. For just last night, the 5th District Court of Appeals has […]Read More

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Report: Americans Miscalculate Their Natural Gas Needs For The Next

The recent decision by the Bush administration to steer clear of making even a start with regulating greenhouse gas emissions in times of sky high oil prices is going to lead to massive problems for the next US government. “A new US government is likely going to tighten up on regulations for CO2 emissions, which will have […]Read More

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Breaking News: Bush Lifts Executive Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

In a morning statement given from the Rose Garden, the White House indicated it plans on lifting the executive ban on offshore oil drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf. The move by itself does not clear the way to drilling, but steps up pressure on Congress to lift its legislative ban on offshore drilling in place […]Read More

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Where Would Jesus Drill? (Not in ANWR)

Nothing brings out a religious fervor in America than rising gas prices. It seems the sudden surge in the cost of a barrel of oil and the attendant rise in gas prices has Americans, as blogger Charlotte Weybright says, squealing like “stuck pigs”.    Or perhaps bleating like sheep. Sure high fuel prices bite at people just […]Read More

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Georgia Judge Blocks New Coal-Fired Power Plant

Construction of the $2 billion 120 megawatt Longleaf power plant was blocked yesterday by Fulton County Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore, overturning a ruling that would have allowed the first coal plant to be built in Georgia in 20 years. Environmentalists cite Moore’s ruling as the first time a judge has applied the April 2007 […]Read More

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Avoiding 230 Gigatons of CO2 Emissions – Shell Dialogues 2

  Some 230 gigatons of carbon dioxide emissions can be avoided between now and 2050 – bringing atmospheric CO2 concentrations down 20 parts per million – if carbon capture and storage (CCS) development is pursued aggressively and put into use, according to Shell International’s Unconventional and Enhanced Oil Recovery team.  While the resources devoted to […]Read More

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The Wall Street Journal and Dick Cheney Are Lying to

Strong language perhaps, but this is no time to mince words.  When Dick Cheney claims that the only impediment to increased domestic oil and natural gas production is the refusal of Congress to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, he isn’t telling you the truth. When Wall Street Journal writer Daniel Henninger publishes an article using phrases like […]Read More