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Salon.com
The dangerous paradox of neoliberal environmentalism: Why global warming can’t be solved by the free market”On July 17, the White House announced that President Obama will visit Alaska v
The dangerous paradox of neoliberal environmentalism: Why global warming can’t be solved by the free market”
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
On July 17, the White House announced that President Obama will visit Alaska visit at the end of August, attending a conference “to discuss how climate change is reshaping the Arctic” and what can be done about it. On Aug. 13, Obama released a video... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Endocrine disrupting chemicals released during UOG operations potentially harm human development, reproductionMore than 15 million Americans live within one mile of unconventional oil and g
Endocrine disrupting chemicals released during UOG operations potentially harm human development, reproduction
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
More than 15 million Americans live within one mile of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations that combine directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" to release natural gas from underground rock. Scientific studies still are... Read more
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Mashable
High hopes for Obama's historic visit to the 'unraveling' ArcticWhat's This?These two first year Alaskan Bear Cubs frollick in the sand and sha
High hopes for Obama's historic visit to the 'unraveling' Arctic
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
What's This?These two first year Alaskan Bear Cubs frollick in the sand and share a tender moment while mom naps peacefully nearby at McNeil River, Alaska, on August 25, 2015. Image: Rex Features via AP Images/Associated Press In an effort to call... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Oil Firms Groan Under Low Crude Prices...With the US crude oil price falling to almost $40 per barrel last week, their l
As Oil Firms Groan Under Low Crude Prices...
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
With the US crude oil price falling to almost $40 per barrel last week, their lowest since the global financial crisis of 2009, producers have continued to count their losses as the likelihood of a further drop to $20 looms. Ejiofor Alike... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The most important chart from the world economy this weekIn itself its good news of course. However it is the inevitable consequence of
The most important chart from the world economy this week
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
In itself its good news of course. However it is the inevitable consequence of numerous successive governments leaving the world's economies in tatters, with little hope of recovery. In fact, all we can do is hope. Action seems beyond us. Actually,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
33rd ANNUAL XTO ENERGY PARADE OF LIGHTS’ RESERVED “STREET SEAT” TICKETS NOW ON SALE - Partake in Texas’ largest illuminated holiday parade on November 22 by entering a float volunteering sponsoring or purchasing reserved “Street Seats” FORT WO...33rd ANNUAL XTO ENERGY PARADE OF LIGHTS’ RESERVED “STREET SEAT” TICKETS NOW ON
33rd ANNUAL XTO ENERGY PARADE OF LIGHTS’ RESERVED “STREET SEAT” TICKETS NOW ON SALE - Partake in Texas’ largest illuminated holiday parade on November 22 by entering a float volunteering sponsoring or purchasing reserved “Street Seats” FORT WO...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
33rd ANNUAL XTO ENERGY PARADE OF LIGHTS’ RESERVED “STREET SEAT” TICKETS NOW ON SALE Partake in Texas’ largest illuminated holiday parade on November 22 by entering a float, volunteering, sponsoring, or purchasing reserved “Street Seats” FORT WORTH... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Climate-emergencies-oil-warsThe US army is preparing for a new era of war for oil. While energy has always
Climate-emergencies-oil-wars
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
The US army is preparing for a new era of war for oil. While energy has always played a role in military conflicts, US military experts now believe the geopolitics of energy, land and water are increasingly central to who rules, or ruins, the... Read more
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Business Wire
Market Vectors Global Oil Refiners Index Licensed to Underlie ETFFRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) toda
Market Vectors Global Oil Refiners Index Licensed to Underlie ETF
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) today announced the licensing of the Market Vectors Global Oil Refiners Index (MVCRAKTR) to Van Eck Global, one of the top ten providers of exchange-traded products in the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False SolutionWASHINGTON - Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, issued t
Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False Solution
CommonDreams.org / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Obama Administration’s regulations to directly regulate methane leaks from the oil and gas industry: “If adopted,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Approaching A Global Deflationary Crisis?Submitted by Brian Davey via CredoEconomics.com, Anyone with any sense for glo
Approaching A Global Deflationary Crisis?
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
Submitted by Brian Davey via CredoEconomics.com, Anyone with any sense for global economic trends ought to be worried. The signs are everywhere of a serious deflationary crisis. It is obvious that Chinese growth is falling. The prices for energy and... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil prices fall to multi-month lows as China move reverberatesHONG KONG--Oil prices slipped further Wednesday to multi-month lows in the wake
Oil prices fall to multi-month lows as China move reverberates
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
HONG KONG--Oil prices slipped further Wednesday to multi-month lows in the wake of China's surprise move to devalue its currency, the yuan. Imports of crude oil into one of the largest consuming nations will become more expensive following the... Read more
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Investopedia
The Difference Between Shale Oil and Oil Shale (RDS.A,APA,XOM,MRO)Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technology has enabled oil and gas producers to
The Difference Between Shale Oil and Oil Shale (RDS.A,APA,XOM,MRO)
Investopedia / Posted 22 days ago
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technology has enabled oil and gas producers to tap reserves in shale formations across North America. The oil coming out of the shale is referred to as shale oil or tight oil. Oil shale production, however, is a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Activist: Injection wells dangerous to communityMore than 25 people crowded into the standing-room-only hall on the side of the
Activist: Injection wells dangerous to community
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
More than 25 people crowded into the standing-room-only hall on the side of the Coolville Public Library to listen to Roxanne Groff, trustee of Bern Township and activist with the Athens County Fracking Action Network, speak about what she sees as... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Meeting to discuss injection wellsLoran Conley, of Little Hocking, said the meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesda
Meeting to discuss injection wells
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Loran Conley, of Little Hocking, said the meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Coolville Library. Conley said there have been reports of people feeling vibrations in the area where the injection wells are located, along with loud noises and... Read more
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Business Wire
Parsley Energy Expands Management TeamAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) (“Parsley” or t
Parsley Energy Expands Management Team
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) (“Parsley” or the “Company”) today announced that it has appointed Brad Smith as Parsley’s Vice President—Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, effective August 1. Mr. Smith... Read more
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U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic DialogueWASHINGTON – High-level Mexican and U.S. government officials met via videoconf
U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue
U.S. Department of Commerce / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON – High-level Mexican and U.S. government officials met via videoconference yesterday to review progress made under the (HLED) and to determine next steps in our efforts to make North America the... Read more

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